A former Police Commissioner, Rear Admiral Harley Lewin, says merging the police and the military will not help in the fight against crime.

Rear Admiral Lewin is also a former Chief of Defense Staff of the JDF. As someone who’s led both organizations, he says merging the two won’t fix the problems of the Constabulary.

There’ve been suggestions that a merger could improve the image of the JCF and its capacity.

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Rear Admiral Lewin says the JDF plays an important role, even though most citizens may not realize it.

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He says if the government wanted to create a single entity, they could disband the military entirely.

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