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Commissioner Carl Williams promulgates Force Orders
On October 4, Police Commissioner Carl Williams promulgated Force Orders that, if implemented, would significantly improve the internal accountability of Police Officers in relation to shootings......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2014-10-13 18:56:45 # Views :1563

Too Many Still Dying at the hands of the Police
On May 3rd, 2012 Neavardo Shawn Thomas walked out of his house to go and lock up his truck which was parked just outside the gate. The next thing the family heard was a barrage of gunfire and when th.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-06-11 14:54:56 # Views :1533

Coroner’s Jury Rule that Police Officers be Charged with Manslaughter
On Thursday, July 5, 2012, a Coroner's jury at the Kingston and St. Andrew Coroner's Court (KSACC) ruled that four police officers be charged with manslaughter for the death of Damion Roache. Warrants.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-07-10 16:31:06 # Views :1476

Back to School for Children in Conflict with the Law?
In the context of the beginning of the new school term, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is raising the issue of the educational instruction for children in conflict with the law. All children in conflict .....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-08-28 11:11:06 # Views :1446

JFJ Heartened by Actions of Policemen to Tackle Corruption
Jamaicans For Justice is heartened by recent incidents of policemen reporting and dealing with actions which appear corrupt. The first such report was carried in the media on August 20th 2012 that a .....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-08-22 16:33:54 # Views :1385

JFJ alarmed by the number of police killings since start of year
In the first 12 days of 2013, our police force has killed 18 persons......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2013-01-15 19:15:35 # Views :1376

A light at the end of the tunnel?
It is been an incredible long and arduous wait but nearly 11 years after his death the family of Michael Scarlett has received a glimpse of justice. On January 9, 2013, a Coroner’s Jury ruled that t.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2013-02-25 20:40:04 # Views :1283

JFJ welcomes Corner’s Verdict in police killing of Neville Lemmon  
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) welcomes the jury verdict of the Special Coroner’s Court in the inquest into the death of Neville Lemmon. On May 20, 2015, a Coroner’s Jury handed down a verdict of manslau.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2015-05-22 18:26:30 # Views :1214

JFJ condemns murder of policewoman
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) joins with countless others across the society in condemning the brutal murder of Constable Crystal Thomas last night......
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2015-07-15 18:13:26 # Views :1212

JFJ condemns acts of violence against allegedly homosexual young man on UTECH campus
Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) strongly condemns the acts of violence which are reported to have taken place on the campus of the University of Technology (UTECH) last night, parts of which were captured.....
JAMAICANS FOR JUSTICE | 2012-11-02 15:57:20 # Views :1204

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