The idea that stronger reactionary measures reduce crime is refuted and experts say that a flawed education system is a key contributor to deviance.
The principal question of this discussion is “What solutions are needed in order to curb crime and deviance?”
An Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study suggests harsher penalties and the politics of being tough on crime is fruitless in tackling the problem. Our guests are:
- Former National Security Minister of St Kitts & Nevis Dwyer Astaphan
- Public Safety Specialist and former Police Commissioner of St Kitts & Nevis Dr Celvin Walwyn
- Director of the Caribbean Drug & Alcohol Research Institute (CDARI) Dr Marcus Day