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An historic global conference on crime being held in Barbados next year, is expected to position local law enforcers and Crime Stoppers representatives to better tackle the proliferation of guns, drugs and wanted persons.

When he launched the 34th annual Crime Stoppers International Training Executive Director of the local Crime Stoppers organisation, Devrol Dupigny announced that delegates from across the world would join their local counterparts in examining initiatives to be implemented to address modern day slavery as well.

Dupigny said delegates would also have the opportunity to share best practices, receive formal training in human trafficking and participate in hands-on social media training.

“There will be various focus groups with respect to strategic planning, in terms of project planning, website and social media and human trafficking training. So the delegates will be leaving here with skills and tools and they will be well equipped with sufficient information to go back into their programmes in order to implement successful and effective programmes,” he explained.

Chairman of Crime Stoppers Barbados and former senior police officer, Oral Reid, said the conference was expected to attract delegates and other interest groups from more than 30 countries around the world.

Reid noted that the theme of this year’s meeting was Reinventing For The Future.

“Crime Stoppers Barbados is determined to make this event extra special. If we are to realise our goal, we recognise the need for our partners in every sphere of the Barbadian society to support us,” he added.

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