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Cops tackling gun violence


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Cops tackling gun violence
Deputy Commissioner of Police Erwin Boyce. (FILE) - (FP)

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The recent shooting sprees in several St Michael communities, has the full attention of law enforcement.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Erwin Boyce said that as part of the immediate strategy, there will be a higher police presence in the communities in question. He also cautioned residents that they would also need to help themselves, stressing that protecting perpetrators with their silence was not going to cut it this time around.

Boyce said the Barbados Police Service was aware that people were living in fear, as gunmen on several occasions have carried out brazen shootings with no concern for the lives of innocent bystanders.

“There have been some concerns about the recent gun exchanges especially in those areas identified. We remain very much on the job and we are very much available to the people in those areas. (CLM)

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