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Douglas: Zero Tolerance on Crime

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - November 22, 2011

Above: Prime Minister Denzil Douglas (UN Photo: Marco Castro)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Zero tolerance on crime and violence is paramount for St Kitts and Nevis, according to Prime Minister Denzil Douglas.

Douglas, who was speaking at a ceremony to hand over a vehicle to police at the Port Zante Business Community yesterday, assumed the responsibility for the country’s police and defence forces earlier this year.

“We as a government cannot do it alone; we do not think we can do it alone,” he said. “The police cannot do it alone; the Defence Force cannot do it alone. It takes partnership.”

The vehicle was part of a series donated to police by the Coalition of Support for St Kitts and Nevis Security Initiatives, the Customs and Excise Department and the TDC.

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