Rohee stands by size of community policing funding despite criticism

Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee has defended the proposed $413 million allocation for community policing groups for vehicle use and building maintenance, which is almost twice the funds proposed for the police force.

Since the reading of the government’s proposed 2014 budget, many have criticised the allocation for community policing groups for vehicles and building maintenance, while pointing out that the Guyana Police Force has been allocated almost half, $220 million, for the same purposes. Various critics have expressed concern that the police force is in need of new vehicles countrywide and instead the government has chosen to supply community …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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