Crime in South St Catherine Down

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The St. Catherine South police are reporting a reduction in major crimes this year, when compared to the first 11 months last year.

That’s according to Deputy Superintendent Fitz Richards. He was addressing a Public Safety Forum at the Portmore Holiness Church last night.

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DSP Richards, says several of the most dangerous criminals in the division are now behind bars.

He says crime reduction is expected to continue in 2016

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Meanwhile, the head of the St. Catherine South Police, SSP Noel Christie, says there’ll be heightened Police presence in communities throughout the division this holiday season.

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SSP Christie says the beefed up patrols are intended to deter the migration of criminal elements to Portmore.

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