There has also been a drop in other categories of crime compared to the same period in 2012.
Recent comments by Police Commissioner, CG Walwyn have also revealed the level of satisfaction that is being felt by the security forces, given that the past three months have also not registered any homicides.
Commissioner Walwyn appears to be giving some of the praise for this drop in crime, to his Criminal Investigation Department, (CID), and to show that pleasure, this week he announced that department as the “Unit of the Year”, for the St. Kitts & Nevis Police Force.
Commissioner Walwyn during a lecture presentation last Tuesday thanked the head of the CID, Inspector Smithen, and the men of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for their hard work this year.
He informed the gathering that they have also reduced the amount of burglaries and increase the number of convictions of stolen properties, and because Inspector Smithen and his hard work there has been a decrease in the number of burglaries in certain areas in communities.
It was also announced that the Frigate Bay Police Station was awarded the Out Station of the year, the Special Victims Unit (SVU) was awarded the Most Improved Unit, and the Delta Squad was awarded the Most Committed Unit to the Job.
During the lecture presentation there were a total of thirty six (36) junior ranks who were also presented with awards.