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IPROB launches probe into reported abuse by police

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau (IPROB) says it has commenced investigations into an incident that was detailed on social media about allegations of abuse by the police, which happened on Wednesday, October 23 in the Red Hills Road area of St Andrew.

Investigators say that they have already reached out to the complainant and are urging other witnesses to contact the bureau via WhatsApp at 876-838-3084or email

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in a statement on the issue noted that there are internal mechanisms in place to address any deviation from established standards.

The JCF wishes to reiterate that we are a professional organisation that expects the highest standard from all our officers in all situations, the statement said.

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