U.S. Embassy Donates Nearly $250,000 in Ballistics Protective Gear to Bahamian Law Enforcement

On February 15, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Denver Herren presented the Royal Bahamas Police Force Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ferguson, and his team with over $245,000 worth of new ballistic vests, gear, uniforms, and equipment for several RBPF units to protect them in the line of duty. At the handover ceremony, the Chargé d’ Affaires highlighted ...
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Remarks – US Embassy Donates $250K in Ballistics Protective Gear to RBPF

Official remarks by U.S. Charge d’Affaires James Denver Herren Good Morning. Today I am pleased and honored to mark this official presentation and handover of ballistics protective gear and other equipment to the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.  This equipment is being transferred to the RBPF to ...
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US Embassy Donates Computers to the Attorney General’s Court Reporting Unit

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section presented the Attorney General’s Court Reporting Unit with 28 computers on July 15th in support of The Bahamas’ efforts to strengthen the justice sector.  The donation is the latest in a series of donations designed to increase the Unit’s ability to deliver accurate and ...
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U.S. Chargé Tours Royal Bahamas Police Force Police College and K9 Unit

  On February 24, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa A. Johnson toured the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Police Training College and Canine Unit with Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage and Commissioner of Police Mr. Ellison Greenslade.  The purpose of the visit was to see the results of several ongoing projects funded ...
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U.S. Embassy Trains First Group of Internationally-Certified Addiction Counselors in the Caribbean

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section and Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre marked the end of a joint 15-month, $500,000 project to provide train-the-trainer training for substance use treatment professionals on January 29 at the Public Hospital Authority.  As part of the project, a cadre of 22 substance use treatment professionals from ...
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U.S. and Bahamian Officials Participate in a Formal Handover of Two New Safeboats for the RBPF

On Thursday, February 18, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson and Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage participated in the formal handover of two new police interceptor vessels built by Safeboats International for the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Marine Support Services Unit.  The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Section donated ...
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Safeboat Handing Over and Commissioning Ceremony

Official Handing Over and Commissioning Ceremony of the 410 Apostle Interceptor Police Vessel Lisa A. Johnson, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Good Afternoon. Minister Nottage, Acting Commissioner Ferguson, I would like to begin by saying how happy I am to be able to officially present and hand over this, the second, 41-foot Safe Boat Apostle Marine Interceptor ...
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