Overall crime dropped by five percent
October 18, 2019 4:25 pm
Defence Minister Inia Seruiratu
The overall crime rate has dropped by five percent within the first nine months of this year.
This was highlighted by Defence Minister Inia Seruiratu while officiating at the passing out parade of 205 new officers this morning.
Seruiratu says that a 1% reduction of serious crime was also recorded for the same period this year.
Meanwhile, the Minister said that he is gravely concerned about Crimes against women and children.
Seruiratu urged the new officers to help strengthen Community Policing initiatives to prevent more innocent women and children from becoming victims of domestic violence.