Criminologist, Dr Peter St Jean, denies rumours that he has asked for funds from the government to conduct sessions
An overseas based criminologist is refuting claims he has asked the Roosevelt Skerrit led administration for over $100,000 for conducting training workshops and seminars on crime for youth on island.
Criminologist, Dr Peter St Jean, says any and all talks circulating that he has asked for funds from the government to conduct sessions are untrue.
Dr St Jean who hails from the village of Trafalgar, is currently on island to conduct summer training camps for young people as well as working with local police in an effort to help fight crime.
Criminologist Dr Peter St Jean
Dr St Jean has also been affiliated with several voluntary organizations that include Stop the Violence Coalition, Parents encouraging accountability and closure for everyone, Peace, the Buffalo Crime Reduction Task Force, The Martin Luther King Bloc Club and the Dominica Academy of Arts & Sciences.
He is deeply involved in organizing seminars and workshops for youth in an effort to give them a better outlook on life and to help stem the crime rate among youth in Dominica and the US.
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