Attorney General and Minister Steadroy Benjamin is leading a resolute effort to
tackle crime and violence at its source in Antigua and Barbuda. Recognizing the
gravity of the situation, the Minister and his administration have intensified their
commitment to safeguarding the nation's security and fostering a safer environment
for all citizens.
Crime and violence have become pressing concerns in our society, posing
significant challenges to the peace and well-being of our beloved country.
Acknowledging the immense pain and suffering endured by victims and their
families, the Minister expresses profound sympathy and stands in solidarity with
those affected by the recent wave of heinous crimes.
In an expression of genuine compassion, The Attorney General and his fellow
ministers have long practiced the habit of personally visiting or reaching out to the
families impacted by crimes, fires, or any other tragic events. This compassionate
approach knows no bounds of ethnicity or background, for in the eyes of the law,
we are all one Antigua and Barbuda.
The Minister understands that combating crime and violence requires a collective
effort, uniting the government, law enforcement agencies, and the public. In this
regard, he fervently calls upon the citizens to cooperate closely with the country's
police force, providing crucial information and support to expedite the resolution
of criminal cases.
The recent occurrence of the nation's first homicide deeply saddens The Attorney
General and he extends his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, friends,
and loved ones. This tragic loss only reinforces the urgency of the Minister's
mission to effectively address crime and violence throughout Antigua and
Under the leadership of The Minister of Legal Affairs and Public Safety,
comprehensive measures are being implemented to root out the sources of criminal
activity. These initiatives encompass strengthening law enforcement capabilities,
enhancing crime prevention strategies, and promoting community engagement to
foster a culture of safety and vigilance.
The Attorney General emphasizes his unwavering dedication to the cause and
assures the public that this relentless pursuit of justice will continue unabated.
Antigua and Barbuda shall stand united in the face of these challenges, working
tirelessly to create a society where every citizen can feel secure and protected.