A nationwide Crime Perception Survey comes to an end on Friday, November 30, 2018,it has been announced.
The survey, intended to measure the fear of crime among the populace, has been conducted by the Ministry of Justice, Home Affairs, and National Security, in collaboration with the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.
According to a release from the Government Information Service (GIS) the data gathered from the survey will help the government formulate solutions that will help stem crime, and ultimately provide the public with an increased sense of safety and security.
Ali Abdul Rahman, a representative working on the survey, encouraged public participation.
The GIS quoted him as saying that the ministry is reaching out to the general public, both Saint Lucians and non-Saint Lucians to share their thoughts and ideas in order to collectively better understand and address the fear of crime in their residential and business areas.
“The public’s participation in the survey is voluntary. Responses are confidential and will only be used by the Government of Saint Lucia to serve you better in national safety areas,” Rahman stated.
The online survey opened on November 15., takes up to five minutes to complete and can be accessed via govt.lc/notices.