RGPF Concerned About Prevalence Of Threatening Language

PR – In recent times, the Royal Grenada Police Force received a significant amount of complaints of individuals engaging in use of Threatening and Violent Language. Citizens are hereby reminded that according to the section 133 of the Criminal Code, it is an offence to make use of any threatening language.

Hereunder is an excerpt of the section of law:-

133. Making use of threatening, violent, or obscene language, etc.


(a) makes use of any threatening, abusive, insulting, violent, or obscene language, or sings any offensive or insulting song or ballad, with intent to provoke any other person to commit a breach of the peace;

(b) makes use of any threatening, abusive, insulting, obscene, or profane language, or sings any insulting or offensive song or ballad, to the annoyance of any person in any place;

(c) in any public place, or within hearing of any person therein, sings any profane, indecent, or obscene song or ballad;

(d) writes or draws any profane, indecent or obscene word, figure, or representation upon any wall, door, window, shutter, or other place open to the public view, or upon any paper or other material and exposes the same to public view;

(g) in any public place makes use of or concerning any other person any threatening or abusive language, shall be liable to imprisonment for three months, or to a fine of one thousand dollars, or to both.