section of the Wolfe Report.
3.7.2. It recommends that:
A down-sized JDF of regular personnel, sufficiently large to be an immediate action force, should be maintained to deal with any emergency situation until the Reserve elements can be mobilized. These personnel should be highly trained, well paid, with all the skills that could be required in an emergency i.e. infantry, engineers, etc.
The existing National Reserve should be greatly enlarged islandwide and its easy mobilization in times of National need should be facilitated. The Jamaica National Reserve Council must be resuscitated and made to function effectively.
Resources must be made available for the use of the Reserve Force if it is to be effective when mobilized.
Adequate barrack accommodation should be provided in St. James, Manchester and St. Ann for the National Reserve when called out on duty.
A well-established National Reserve of skilled, young, disciplined men and women living in the society and not in barracks could have a positive influence on the society. This body of persons would prove very useful in times of general elections to rid society of some of the election campaign and Election Day atrocities.
3.8. Roadmap to Improving the Justice System
3.8.1. Although we necessarily have to focus on the criminal justice system, the fact is that it is the entire justice system that is in urgent need of fundamental reform.
3.8.2. Any review of the ordinary citizen’s needs will demonstrate that although themost abrasive relationship between the State and the citizen is often the relationship with the police force, there are a whole range of other relationships with the State which are unsatisfactory and oppressive. In addition, the average citizen has little confidence in the capacity of the State to help resolve disputes that may arise between citizen and citizen - to say nothing of complaints about the conduct of the State towards the citizen.