JCF officially forms Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation (C-TOC) Branch

Saturday, January 24, 2015

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Constabulary Force has established what it calls a Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC).
The new Branch, according to yesterday’s publication of the JCF’s Force Orders, is a merger of the Flying Squad and the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID).
The eight-unit branch was formed “to strengthen the country’s security framework to effectively combat terrorism and organised crime in all forms” and is to be headed by an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) the Force Orders added.
The units coming under C-TOC are:
• Counter Terrorism and Special Investigation,
• National Strategic Anti-gang (NSAU)/ Transnational Crime,
• Communication Forensic and Cybercrime (CFCU),
• Operations and Special Enquiries (Stolen Motor Vehicle, Major Robberies)
• Constabulary Financial Unit,
• Fraud Squad (Electronic Fraud)
• Intelligence and Covert Evidence Gathering
• Anti-Trafficking in Person, Intellectual Property (Vice Squad
ACP Devon Watkis will be the head of C-TOC.

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