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Police Holding Anti-Gang Discussions



Edward-McGuireBasseterre, St. Kitts,(Tuesday, 3rd July, 2012)The Royal St Christopher Nevis Police Force in continuing its anti-gang initiatives and will shortly facilitate a discussion that will highlight factors that they believe have led to the increased levels of violence experienced in the country.

A top American Criminologist is expected to assist local law enforcement agencies in the project. 

They have invited Criminologist, Edward Maguire PhD., Associate professor and Chair department of Justice, Law and Society, American University Washington DC, to assist them in their endeavour. 

Maguire will be visiting the Federation between the 1st and 5th July 2012. 

He will conduct a diagnosis into gang violence and the factors that cause the violence as well as the capacity of local department/agencies to adjust the problem. 

The opening segment of the discussion with Dr. Maguire was held on Tuesday 3rd July 2012 at NEMA Building from 9:00am - 12:00pm. 

The discussion follows a police media relation improvement workshop held earlier this year.

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