NIA Questions Efficiency of Crime Fighting Spend

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Executive Director of the National Integrity Action, NIA, Professor Trevor Munroe is calling for an investigation into the process by which resources are allocated to the fight against crime.

He’s interested in finding out whether the most efficient methods are used.

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Professor Munroe was addressing a joint NIA/Caribbean Institute of Media and Communications, CARIMAC seminar on the weekend.

He says it’s worrying that a number public bodies continue to fail to account for how they spend public funds.

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Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.