In this latest Bernews podcast, we speak to the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron who revealed than gang membership has dropped by more than 150 people. Yet, he says, gangs are still changing and recruiting – sometimes even from schools.
The Minister talks about his plans for restorative justice – which focuses on both the needs of the victim as well as the offender, plus the community that is involved.
Mr Baron talks about his stance on policing in St. George’s and stands by his decision not to re-open the police station and asked if conscription would ever be phased out completely, the Minister said: “I would like to think so.” He added: “I don’t like conscription.”
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