Police Federation condemns murder of cop in Spanish Town St. Catherine yesterday

The Police Federation of Jamaica has condemned the murder of a police constable in the Johnson Pen community in SpanishTown, St Catherine yesterday (July 19).


31-year-old Jermaine Brown was assigned to the Spanish Town police station.


Reports are that about 4: 50 pm, Constable Brown went to Johnson Pen in his private motor vehicle when gunmen pounced upon him and shot him several times. He reportedly died on the spot.


Chairman of the Police Federation, Corporal Rohan James told IRIE FM news that the police will not be deterred by this latest attack and will continue their efforts of ridding communities of guns, gunmen and gangs.


Corporal James added that steps will be taken to bring Constable Brown’s killers to justice.


Anyone with information that may assist with this investigation is encouraged to contact crime stop at 311, the police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.


The Force’s Chaplaincy Branch and Welfare Department are providing support to the family members, friends and colleagues of Constable Brown.


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