Citizens are being assured today that there has been an increase in police presence to ensure their safety given the present crime situation.The assurance comes from the Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon.
He says that that the increased presence acts as a deterrent to those who are involved in criminal activities.
Dillon believes that this will not only encourage a feeling of safety among citizens but it will also have a significant impact on crime.
He revealed that the increase has taken place on the streets, inner cities and highways.
Stating that this is part of a two pronged approach he also disclosed that the Attorney General has been actively pursuing a Legislative agenda to treat with crime and criminality.
He said that the Defense Force has also been called upon to provide additional security support.