Chief of police Daniel Carbon has reported a reduction in the crime rate within the last few months. He states that there have only been two homicides and fatal accidents from January; however, burglary still remains the dominant crime in Dominica.
Chief Daniel Carbon also advised of a 3 pronged approach for this Carnival. The Plan consisted of using the media to educate the public on the proper behavior during the carnival, Intelligence gathering and a strong police presence during the street jump up.
Carbon stated that Carnival is a cherished heritage therefore everyone must play their part to avoid its cancellation. He called on the public to cooperate with police to ensure a peaceful carnival.
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