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#JaBudget2017: Holness proposes law to declare high crime areas for special measures

Jamaica Gleaner / Prime Minister Andrew Holness this afternoon tabled legislation which will give the Head of Government the power to declare any high crime area of Jamaica a zone for special security operations and community development measures.  

He explained that the legislation is designed to give effect to a well-established and practised security and community building strategy termed ‘Clear, Hold, Build’

Holness said the legislation is breaking new ground in law enforcement strategy in Jamaica.

  Prime Minister Andrew Holness

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