Police in St Ann are crediting strategic initiatives including interventions and community policing to the welcomed absence of murders in the parish for the entire month of June.

Although no murders were recorded the parish for said duration, there was a rise in shootings.

All other categories of major crime declined, with about thirty fewer incidents, compared to the same period in 2017.

Head of the division, Superintendent Michael Smith, says the victim risk assessment system also helped in cutting down the murder statistics.

Police in St Ann also say they have witnessed an improvement in the behaviour of road users in the parish, primarily taxi operators in major towns.

Police, in recent times have bolstered there presence in areas that are usually prone to congestion.

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