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Jeremiah Norbert: everybody’s involvement needed to reduce crime

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Saint Lucia: Jeremiah Norbert, the Minister for Crime Prevention of Saint Lucia, expressed his intention with the planning of the government to solve crime issues in the nation in his recent appearance, under which the strategies will be implemented that would need the involvement of everybody in the country.

Minister Jeremiah Norbert, who recently joined the cabinet of the Prime Minister, mentioned in his statement that the government is working on strategies to take measures against criminal activities.

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Minister Norbert said that the government is expecting the involvement of everybody in the nation to achieve its goal of zero crime in the nation of Saint Lucia. He said that the participation of everyone including the public, agencies, and leaders is necessary to eliminate crime from its roots.

Jeremiah Norbert said that crime is the problem of everyone, not just some specific groups, and that is why the effort must be by everyone including the political parties, regardless of whether they are in power or not.

Minister highlighted his efforts of making the possibilities where he is working to bring everyone together to solve the common issue of the nation, that is crime, which is not good for the people and the society in any manner.

On the expected involvement of the leaders from other political parties, the minister said that it is not about parties and power but about people and the nation. He said that the involvement of everyone will matter when Saint Lucia will do good and have less crime.

The government of Saint Lucia is planning to build a structure under the guidance of Minister Jeremiah Norbert that could lead to the neutralisation of the crime situation without depending on external help.

Anyhow, the government of Saint Lucia expressed previously that they don’t have any problem in taking help from other nations for the betterment of people without compromising on their fundamental rights.

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In recent times, Saint Lucia got involved in cooperation with the government of France and the Regional Security System to chase their vision of a crime-free nation. Minister Jeremiah Norbert said, “We have got assistance from various agencies and we welcome all the assistance that we have got.”

The minister concluded his statement by highlighting the efforts made by the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force and other law enforcement agencies and how they are working to eliminate criminals.

As a former police officer, he mentioned that only the police can’t help in achieving a crime-free society, it is an aim that could be just possible with mutual cooperation and efforts of the authorities, leaders, and the people of the nation.

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