Policy Research Unit
Crime and Social Observatory
The purpose of the Crime and Social Observatory is to enhance the collection, compilation and analysis of key public safety indicators, with its core function to monitor and statistically assess incidences of crime and violence.
The Statistical Unit collects, processes, analyses and disseminated statistics from the Ministry and its sub-agencies; namely, the Guyana Police Force (GPF), the Guyana Fire Service (GFS), the Guyana Prison Service (GPS), the Police Complaints Authority and Customs Anit-Narcotics Unit (CANU).
The following form must be filled out and submitted to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Security when requesting data: