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Crime and Violence
Homicides (100,000 per): 62.47 (2009)*
Homicides of Women (100,000 wom): 10.96 (2007)*8
Homicides of Men (100,000 men):
Homicides of Young Adults -18-24 years (100,000 per):
Death by Route Accidents (100,000 per):
Suicides (total): 37 (2008)*11
Suicides of Women (total): 5 (2008)*11
Suicides of Men (total): 32 (2008)*11
Kidnappings (100,000 per):
Civil Arms Legally Registered:
Homicides by arms (% of the total of homicides): 79% (2007)*7
Rapes (100,000 per): 26.23 (2007)*7
Sentenced Cases of Rapes:
Criminal Offenses (100,000 per):
Victimization Rate: 24% (2005-2006)*9
Percentage of reported crimes:
Simple Robbery (100,000 per): 58.99 (2007)*7
Aggravated Robbery (100,000 per):
Vehicle Theft (100,000 per):
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Security Actors
Total Police: 8 274 (2009)*2
Police (100,000 per): 307.68 (2009)*2
% of women police: 18.13 % (2006)*2
Total Private Guards: 14 310 (July 2008)*3
Private Guards (100,000 hab.):
303.30
(July 2008)*3
Registered Private Security Companies:
229 (July 2008)*3
Prosecutors (100,000 per.):
% of Women Prosecutors:
Judges (100,000 per.):
% of Women Judges:


 

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Prison Systems
Penitentiary Institutions: 13 (July 2008)*3
Official Penitentiary Capacity: 3707 (July 2008)*3
Prison Population: 4329 (July 2008)*3
Occupancy Level: 117% (July 2008)*3
Prison Population (100,000 per.): 166.5 (July 2008)*3
Women Prison Population: 3.90% (July 2008)*3
% of Pre-Trial Detainees: 11
Juvenile Detention Centers: 4 (2009)12
Juvenile Detainees (%): 9.75% (July 2008)*3


 

 

 

Sources

1 UNDP - Human Development Report 2009, visited in October 2009; 2)  Ministry of National Security; 3) Jamaican Correctional Services, gathered by  the DPS; 4) UNESCO Institute for Statistics, visited in November in 2009; 5) Pan American Health Organization, visited in November 2009; 6) UN - World Population Prospects 2008, visited in November 2009; 7) Jamaican Constabulary Force Crime Preview, gathered by the DPS & based in 2008 world population published by PAHO (2 728 000 hab.); 8) Jamaican Constabulary Force Crime Preview, gathered by the DPS and based in UN estimated women world population for 2007; 9) The Jamaican National Crime Victimization Survey. Report prepared by the Ministry of National Security. Government of Jamaica. Visited in December 2009. 10) International Telecomunication Union Perfiles Estadísticos de la Sociedad de la información 2009, visited in November 2009 11) Jamaican Constabulary Force. 12) Department of Correctional Service August 2010

 
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