The Guyana Police Force (GPF), has recorded 36 murders for the period January, to the end of May 2018.

Despite this, the force has stated that the figure represents a 23% decrease in murders, compared to the figures produced during the same period, last year.

A breakdown in the categories of murder thus far this year, is as follows: 

Disorderly 17
Domestic 9
Robbery 7
Execution nil
Unknown 3
Total 36

Overall, the GPF has recorded a 7 % decrease in serious crimes.

Statistics released by the Force on today (June 11, 2018) revealed that there an 8% increase in robberies where no instruments were used; a 7% increase in robbery underarms where firearms were used; a 28% decrease in robbery underarms where instruments other than firearm were used; a 15% decrease in robbery with violence; 34% decrease in larceny from the person; a 33% decrease in robbery with aggravation; a 4% increase in rape; a 3% increase in burglary and a 4% decrease in break and enter and larceny.

Firearms Seized

The force has thus far, seized 55 illegal firearms, compared to sixty-four (64) for the corresponding period last year.

The breakdown is as follows:

Type of gun No.
Pistol 33
Revolver 12
Shotgun 7
Sub-machine 1
Rifle 2
Total 55

  Seizures as per division:

A Division 27
B Division 6
C Division 6
D Division 1
E Division 2
F Division 11
G Division 2
Total 55






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