In the wake of a flare up of violence in sections of Southwest St. Elizabeth the Police is set to step up their visibility in the troubled areas.
The reassurance is coming out of a meeting held between Member of Parliament Floyd Green and Superintendent Lord and Deputy Superintendent Bernard today. The meeting became necessary because of an escalation of violence across parts of the constituency.
The police committed to redouble their efforts to ensure those involved are apprehended and that a sense of peace and calm is restored. The police indicated that they will be heighten their presence in the affected areas and are planning to stage a series of walk through, the first of which was today to reassure the residents.
They will also be having a stakeholder meeting this week to include political representatives, the chamber of commerce, representatives from the Church and Citizens Associations to discuss sustained initiatives to return those communities to the levels of safety with which they are accustomed.
The police however is calling upon the citizens in the area to assist them by been vigilant and reporting suspicious persons they may see around the area.
If you have information you can pass it on safely to Black River Police at 965-2236, 119, or 311.