Adventists give Islington police station a facelift


A rundown police station in Islington, St Mary, has benefited from more than $120,000 worth of repairs and renovation work, thanks to a pioneering new initiative by the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDAC).

Over the last month, the church has spent around $125,000 upgrading the cells and barracks at Islington Police Station, and announced, earlier this week, plans to expand the scheme to dozens of lock-ups across the length and breadth of island.

According to the station’s chaplain, Danielo Daniels, the project is part of the SDAC’s 125th anniversary celebrations, which aims to forge stronger links with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), through their shared objective of serving, protecting and reassuring the local population.

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