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ACP Green thanks and bids Jamaica adieu

Friday, July 06, 2012    

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Dear Editor,

I would like to say a big thank you to all the people of Jamaica who have made the last eight years so enjoyable. The progress that we have made during that time has been considerable; in particular we have seen more than 1,300 lives saved over the last three years, by reducing murders, as a result of the public working with the men and women of the security forces.

I have been very proud and honoured to have served with the brave, hardworking and honest members of the JCF. I am certain that this will continue to improve. I would like to thank, not only those in the JCF and the public, but also those members of the media and the private sector who have helped in key areas.

My family and I have had an amazing time in Jamaica. My wife Annette has worked voluntarily with Hear the Children's Cry and has become a passionate advocate for children's rights in Jamaica, while in the last year our daughter has been volunteering at the Kingston Public Hospital. Along with our son, we have all enjoyed the Jamaican "yard" experience.

There are still difficult times ahead; there always are, but I am confident in the ability of the investigators that I am now leaving, to continue driving the JCF forward whilst improving the safety and security of the people within Jamaica.

We may be leaving Jamaica, but Jamaica will never leave us. We shall always carry memories of the people and Jamaica with us wherever we go. We have made some lifelong friends and I am sure that we will soon be back!

So long for now.

Leslie Green

Assistant Commissioner of Police

Criminal Investigation Branch

6A Oxford Road

Kingston 5

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