Jamaica Constabulary Force

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is the primary state agency responsible for the Protection of Life and Property of all citizens and visitors of Jamaica. The JCF has approximately 12,000 members including four Deputy Commissioners of Police and is currently headed by a Commissioner of Police. The JCF is responsible for the maintenance of law and order, the prevention and detection of crime, the investigation of alleged crimes, the protection of life and property and the enforcement of all criminal laws as defined by the Jamaican penal code.