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NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames.

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Police body cams 'on the way'

IN the wake of Tuesday's police-involved shooting, the first of the year, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said body cams for law enforcement is on the way.

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New trainee correctional officers aim to 'embrace change'

THE Bahamas Department of Correctional Services held a commencement service yesterday welcoming 54 new trainee correctional officers to the team.

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Minister met Smith accuser

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday admitted to meeting with the virtual complainant in Frank Smith’s bribery and extortion trial ahead of a police investigation into her claims, something counsel for the accused claimed amounted to “political interference”.

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No date yet for intelligence agency creation

THERE is still no timeline for the creation of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), but National Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said there will be some developments in the “next few months or so”.

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$5.9m new fleet of vehicles

CABINET will spend $5.9m to purchase new vehicles for the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF), according to Minister of National Security Marvin Dames.Additional funds will also be poured into law enforcement agencies to improve their physical environm

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No problem, insists Dames - but Greenslade out of sight

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames over the weekend continued to downplay the noticeable absence of Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade amid reports that he has been asked to step down from the post.

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Dames: Threats won’t scare us

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames vowed yesterday the government would not bow to threats as it strives to wipe out corruption.

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‘Death penalty needed to stop the murders’

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday the Minnis administration will push for the death penalty to be enforced in an effort to reduce the violent crime in the country.

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‘No one above the law’

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday that no one is above the law, adding that if a complaint is made against someone “no matter who you are” police will investigate the claim and bring charges where warranted.

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Hands-off pledge over role of police anti-corruption unit

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames has dismissed claims that the Minnis administration is ordering the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Anti-Corruption Unit to solely target members of the former Christie administration, as he insisted: “We’re not i

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Minister concerned after spate of officers facing court

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said he is “concerned” about the number of law enforcement officers that have recently been taken before the courts on criminal charges, as he pledged to put a “greater focus” on “sifting out as many of the bad apples as possible” from the sector.


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