REDUCTION IN CRIME DURING WEEKEND LOCKDOWNS

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Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, is reporting a reduction in crime during the three weekend lockdowns that were implemented as https://zipfm.net/2021/02/22/indian-cialis-canada/ part of measures to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Major Anderson who was addressing the Crime Consensus Monitoring and Oversight Committee’s digital briefing yesterday (Thurs), said during the first weekend lockdown there was an increase in murders, but the rates steadily declined over the next two weekends.

He explained that the change in strategy led to quick responses to things that were unfolding to try and keep them under control.

The Police Commissioner noted that the message is going out that “it’s not going to be easy to commit crimes and get away with them”.

The Crime Consensus Monitoring and Oversight Committee was established in 2020 with a mandate to set goals aimed at mitigating crime and reporting to the public.