National Security Policy – 2007

National Security Policy – 2007

Jamaica aims to establish a safe and secure environment in which it can focus on achieving a prosperous, democratic, peaceful, just and dynamic society which upholds the fulfillment of human rights, dignity for all persons, and builds continual social progress based on shared values and principles of partnership. It aims to provide an environment in which Jamaicans can experience freedom and the other benefits guaranteed by the Constitution.

Security is a public good to be delivered by the State through its agents and institutions. The vision of the Government of Jamaica for national security is to establish a safe and secure environment in which it can focus on achieving a prosperous,
democratic, peaceful, just and dynamic society which upholds the fulfillment of human rights, dignity for all, and build continual social progress based on shared values and principles of partnership. In essence, the vision is for all Jamaicans to enjoy a better quality of life and realise their full potential.