The Police High Command says it’s conducting a comprehensive review of the country’s crime statistics for last year.

The way forward will also be discussed in a series of meetings, scheduled for this week.

The Corporate Communication Unit of the Constabulary says 1,350 Jamaicans were murdered last year.

This represents an 11-percent increase compared to the previous year.

The Head of the CCU is Superintendent, Stephanie Lindsay.

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Superintendent Lindsay says killings in four parishes contributed significantly to the 11-percent spike.

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The CCU head says the review is intended to guide strategies going forward.

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