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Catherine North Police Division ready for elections
ST. Catherine North Police conducted a swearing-in ceremony
at the Spanish Town Police Station on Tuesday and yesterday
with Inspector Alambe Johnson as co-ordinator, as part of
preparations for today's Local Government Elections.
The Gleaner visited the station on Tuesday afternoon, the
police were handing out batons and vests to the Municipal
Police (One Day Specials) as well as updating them on the
rights of the citizenry on Election Day, they were sworn in
to uphold provisions of the Representation of the People Act.
Johnson said that a total of 525 persons will be sworn in
as Municipal Police for deployment all over St. Catherine,
today. They will complement members of the regular force and
its auxiliaries. He said that the process has been smooth
thus far and the numbers dominated by women.
Day Specials/Municipal police will be working in polling stations