WITH MORE and more persons heading to downtown Kingston, lingering questions about security remain. But with all the data showing major crimes trending down in the area, downtown Kingston is relatively safe for shoppers and business operators, despite a minor spike in one of the two divisions in July.
For July, the last official crime statistics released by the police, the Kingston Central Police division showed 17 major crimes up from 13 in July 2011, while the Kingston Western division also reported 17 major crimes, down from 25 in July 2011.
Superintendent Steve McGregor, who leads the team in the Kingston Central Police division and Senior Superintendent Terrence Bent , who heads the team in the Kingston Western division, are the two given the job to keep downtown safe. They are both confident that they have measures in place to ensure the safety of all.
If you are in downtown Kingston and you need the assistance of the police a station is always near you.
A police station is a stone's throw away