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In other cases, family members were witnesses to direct threats by police officers to their relatives, who were later killed by police. Evidence suggests single police officers were often responsible for multiple killings. According to Indecom, in one case a single police officer has been implicated in 22 separate police shootings.
Inthe watchdog charged 13 officers operating out of the Clarendon division with murder after receiving information, from a former police informant and other witnesses, that police officers in Clarendon were selected by senior police officers for the specific objective of murdering people.
It is alleged that the officers killed 60 people over a number of years. They have yet to come to trial.
The work of Indecom is cited by some as a reason for the reduction in police killings, but Amnesty said the watchdog was constantly being challenged by the police and other state bodies and a special criminal court set up to conduct inquests into alleged police killings was chronically underfunded.
The police watchdog has charged nearly officers with offences, but chronic delays meant only eight cases had been completed and one murder conviction secured. Amnesty International interviewed more than 50 relatives of 28 people believed to have been unlawfully killed by the police between and Many relatives of the dead told researchers police stigmatized their communities for being poor.
Amnesty said witnesses repeatedly told them: But when they come to kill yuh pickney [your child], they take off their badge… and they come in a maskMay 20, • Report Annual Report: Jamaica Jamaica Head of state Queen Elizabeth II, Head of government Portia Simpson Miller High levels of gang-related murders and killings by police persisted in inner-city communities.
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