Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, Paula Llewellyn, is blasting the media for what she’s describing as the publishing of misinformation about the police.
She referenced a recent story in which the Police were accused of trimming and feeding meat to two Rastafarian children.
Reggae entertainer JahDore, whose given name is Sean McDonald, had made the claims in the media recently.
But, the police dismissed the claims saying it was the children’s aunt who took them to the barber and for lunch after the police took members of the family to the station.
Ms Llewellyn says the story could have resulted in the police being hated by the Rastafarian community.
She says the media tend to rush to publish negative news about the police.
And, she says they often fail to publish stories such as recent successes at the courts due to improved cases put together by the police.
Paula Llewellyn, Director of Public Prosecutions, speaking this afternoon at a Rotary Club of Kingston meeting at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston.