by RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office
20 Crime Scene Investigators from throughout the Royal Bahamas Police Force graduated on Friday 15th March, 2013, after participating in a two weeks long Anti-Terrorism and Crime Scene Course, held at the Police Training College during a brief ceremony at the Hilton Hotel.
The course, which is part of the United States Department's Diplomatic Security Program, provides partner countries such as the Bahamas with the necessary training, equipment, and technology to assist in the global fight against international terrorism.
Along with the training, the Crime Scene Department will receive an equipment grant that includes crime scene kits and other equipment and supplies needed to process and investigate crime scenes. The equipment grant is valued at more than $60,000.00.
Amongst those in attendance at the ceremony were, ATA Staff, instructors, Supt. Paul Rolle; officer in-charge of the Central Detective Unit, Assistant Supt. Curtis; officer in-charge of the Criminal Records Office, Assistant Supt. Adderley; officer in-charge of the Police Training College and Assistant Supt. Edgar Demeritte.