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Cops put on election watch ... urged to get uniforms ready

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Operations police personnel at one of Kingston's largest police stations have been urged to ensure that their uniforms are ready ahead of the impending general elections.

In a notice posted at the Central Police Station in Kingston, the deputy superintendent in charge of operations said although the election date has not yet been announced, all personnel in the operations section should ensure that their uniforms are ready.

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and her Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips have indicated that there will be early general elections.

Earlier today, Phillips said the Government is still looking to hold early elections despite unfavourable poll numbers.

READ: Gov't forging ahead with election plans 

Analysts have suggested that the Prime Minister may want to rethink plans for an early election given her plunging favourability rating and the fact that the majority of Jamaicans believe the country is heading in the wrong direction.