Condemn the Government for its failure to deal with rampant crime
House of Representatives - 5th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS since 2015 this Government has been unable to provide for the safety and security of citizens resulting in increases in serious crimes particularly murder;
AND WHEREAS in 2019 Trinidad and Tobago has experienced two consecutive years with over 516 murders and witnessed in 2019 the second highest annual murder rate in its history;
AND WHEREAS the Government has been unwilling or unable to articulate specific, measurable, timely, and outputs-oriented crime reduction targets;
AND WHEREAS the Government has failed to realize that an â€˜Whole of Government Approachâ€™ to solving crime is necessary;
BE IT RESOLVED that this House condemns this Government for its failure to deal with rampant crime.
(By the Member for Naparima)