Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Jamaica’s Crime Statistics on violence against female, and children in the Last 13 months .
The police have arrested and charged 1,442 perpetrators of crimes against women and children over the past 13 months.
Acting Police Commissioner Novelette Grant gives statics as:
- 86 people had been held for shooting,
- 67 for murder,
- 252 for rape,
- 280 for robbery,
- 202 for sexual offences/indecent assault,
- 237 for sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 16,
- 169 for break-ins,
- 54 were held for larceny under the category of crimes against women and children over the last 13 month.