Clarendon gets special attention
Manchester has recorded 26 murders, a 40 per cent decline from the 44 last year.
Shooting has, however, gone up 64 per cent in St Elizabeth; robbery has soared 48 per cent and break-ins have gone up by 19 per cent.
Other categories of serious crimes such as rape, larceny and aggravated assault, have gone up by 21 per cent in St Elizabeth.
In Manchester, shootings have gone up by 16 per cent, while Clarendon has seen a 34 per cent decrease.
The JDF is urging persons to call the JDF Tip Line number at 876-837-8888 to give information on known criminal activity.
Soldiers stream into Rema on July 18, 2010 as the security forces fan out across the Corporate Area to net gangsters and guns.