Deputy Commissioner of Police Selvin Hay has been appointed Inspector General of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF.
DCP Hay’s appointment forms part of the JCF’s strategic transformation, which will see the Inspectorate of Constabulary, IOC, restructured to address matters dealing with professional standards and breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act.
The primary functions of the Inspectorate are to conduct audits and inspections at police formations and to ensure strict adherence to the standards and procedures of the organization.
The new structure of the inspectorate will include units, which will pursue anti-corruption efforts, as well as advancing the drive towards institutionalizing professional standards within the JCF.
The restructured inspectorate will also be responsible for the force’s strict compliance to the rule of law, force policies, regulations and operational standards, as well as the implementation of plans through a robust monitoring and evaluation framework.
Prior to this new assignment, DCP Hay was responsible for the Crime and Security Portfolio in the JCF.
He has over 31 years policing experience.
DCP Hay will now oversee the restructuring and reorganizing of the Inspectorate to become a central point of contact for matters relating to police corruption and complaints.