CHANGE OF PLANS: PSA revisits vaccine position amid record COVID surge; urges officers to get the jab

PSA unsure how many members’ deaths in the past few weeks have been related to COVID Chairman says even “losing one member is far too much” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police Staff Association (PSA) Executive Chairman Sonny Miller said yesterday that the association has changed its position on COVID-19 vaccinations and is now “pleading” with its […]

Five murders over Independence holiday weekend

COP reveals several men to be arraigned for high-profile murders 25 -year-old man to be charged for December 3, 2018, killings of George Deveaux & Ashley Hilton at Sandilands and the June 29, 2019 murder of Ian Porter aka Irey and Raymond Adderley NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After a long holiday weekend, police have reported a […]

SUSPECTED SUICIDE: Man found hanging from ceiling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was found hanging from a ceiling in a home in Johnson Terrace shortly after 9pm on Tuesday, police said. Police said they were called to the residence and directed to the living room, where they found the body. Emergency Medical Services visited the scene and pronounced the man dead. His […]

IMPROVEMENTS LOADING: COP says police need more body cams; ShotSpotter tech being upgraded

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police (COP) Paul Rolle assured that the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) body camera and ShotSpotter programs are active and working, noting that additional improvements are being made. Last August, the RBPF rolled out 200 body-worn cameras and 200 dash cameras in patrol vehicles. During a recent interview on ILTV’s […]

ONLY SO FAR: Social services to assist fire victims but only in immediate short-term

“If we expect in every incident that the government will make us whole, that is not realistic” Campbell suggests homeowners consider insurance options NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell yesterday assured that the families recently impacted by Sunday’s fire on Jennie Street are being assisted by his ministry. On Sunday, a massive […]

ACCOUNTABILITY: Officers do not have the right to take your phone or stop you from recording during interactions

Complaints and Corruptions Unit operates “fairly” and “effectively”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Recording your interactions with officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) is not against the law, according to Officer in Charge of the Complaints and Corruptions Unit Superintendent Marlon Fulford. While appearing as a guest on the RBPF’s talk show “Cop Talk”, […]

OFFENDED: COP condemns sexual assault allegations against him; says matter turned over to CID

“I don’t want to go any further with that because I am offended by the comments” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle yesterday condemned serious allegations of sexual assault against him, and advised that the matter has been turned over to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). A video, which has now been widely […]

“TRANSNATIONAL CRIME”: $3.1 million cocaine bust on Eleuthera believed to have overseas connections

No arrests made; suspects urged to turn themselves in NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police recovered 155 packages of suspected cocaine with a street value of $3.1 million in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, during a joint law enforcement operation yesterday. According to reports, personnel from Operation Bahamas and Turks and Caicos (OPBAT), the US Coast Guard, US Customs […]