Police Stations in St. James

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The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is the principal law enforcement agency in Jamaica, tasked with maintaining public order, enforcing the law and ensuring the safety and security of residents and visitors.

Historical Context
Established in 1867, the JCF has a long history rooted in the island's past.

The origins of the JCF date back to the mid-19th century when the British colonial administration recognized the need for a formalized police force.

Over time, the JCF developed into a structured organization with distinct divisions, including specialized units to handle various aspects of law enforcement such as narcotics, cybercrime, and organized crime.

The force underwent several reforms post-independence in 1962, adapting to the new social and political landscape of an independent Jamaica.

These reforms included modernizing its operations, enhancing training programs and incorporating community policing strategies to build trust and cooperation with the public.

Current Status
As of recent reports, the Jamaica Constabulary Force consists of approximately 12,000 officers who serve across the island.

These officers are distributed among various divisions and specialized units to address specific types of crime and maintain public order.

The JCF operates under the Ministry of National Security and is led by a Commissioner of Police.

The force's structure includes several branches, such as the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), the Narcotics Division and the Traffic Division, each focusing on distinct areas of law enforcement.

Additionally, the JCF has been investing in modern technology and forensic capabilities to enhance its effectiveness in solving crimes and maintaining public safety.

Adelphi Station, 8 Adelphi Main Road, Adelphi, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 912-1026

Barnett Street, 14 Barnett Street, Montego Bay, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 952-2333
Phone: +1 876 952-3781

Immigration (Airport), Sangster Intl Airport, Montego Bay, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 952-6733

Immigration (HQ) , 49 Union Street, Montego Bay, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 684-9699

Montego Bay (New), 49 Union Street, Montego Bay, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 940-3500
Phone: +1 876 952-5381
Mobile: +1 876 952-5380

Mount Salem, Mount Salem Main Road, Mount Salem, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 953-3572
Phone: +1 876 952-4997

Police Station Amity Hall, Amity Hall Main Road, Amity Hall, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 804-6432
Phone: +1 876 610-6212

Police Station Anchovy, Anchovy Main Road, Anchovy, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 956-4100

Police Station Barrett Town, Little River Boulevard, Barrett Town, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 953-7899

Police Station Cambridge, Ducketts Main Road, Cambridge, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 912-2266

Police Station Coral Garden, Rose Hall Main Road, Rose Hall , Saint James
Phone: +1 876 953-2229
Phone: +1 876 953-3665

Police Station Granville, 64 Chambers Drive , Granville, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 952-3337

Ports St. James, Donald Sangster Airport, Montego Bay, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 684-9080

Sangsters Port , Sangsters Airport Montego Bay, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 952-2241

Spring Mount, Spring Mount Main Road, Spring Mount, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 424-8938

Summit, Sunset Boulevard, Summit, Saint James
Phone: +1 876 952-4823
Phone: +1 876 952-2927
Mobile: +1 876 758-3573

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Location

Address
14 Barnett St, Montego Bay, Jamaica