Implement the discipline force commission recommendations says Ramjattan
During that period 168 more serious crimes were committed compared to the corresponding period last year.
While the police have their hands full Ramjattan is once again calling for the implementation of the findings of the disciplined Forces Commission.
That report contained 164 recommendations for the improvement and upgrading of the Guyana Prison Service, Guyana Fire Service, Guyana Defence Force and Guyana Police Force.
Among the recommendations made by the Commission were the raising of police salaries to mitigate corruption, the hiring of more qualified police personnel, better training on the use of force and the strengthening of the investigative capabilities of the GPF.
4 more murders were committed 67 more cases of robbery under arms were also recorded. The use of firearms to commit robberies also showed an increase by nearly a fifth.