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65 cops arrested on corruption charges in 2013

Published:Thursday | April 17, 2014 | 3:56 PM

Edmond Campbell, Senior Staff Reporter

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

The anti-corruption branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) arrested 109 persons last year.

Of this number, 65 were police personnel and 44 civilians.

A breakdown of the police personnel arrested shows that 47 were from the JCF, 11 from the Island Special Constabulary Force and seven district constables.

Of the total number of persons arrested 76 were charged, with 50 of that number from the JCF.

The information is contained in the Economic and Social 2013, tabled this afternoon in the House of Representatives.

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