June 13, 2017
Minister of National Security Marvin Dames.
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AS HE pledged to make public the findings of an investigation into allegations of police brutality in Exuma, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said there will be no “cover-up” if officers are found culpable of wrong doing.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said testing on the Marco Alert software is complete, with the rollout of the system expected to occur before mid-year.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday downplayed the occurrence of police-involved shootings as the number of incidents for the year has sparked growing concern from many in the community.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames is “very anxious” to establish the Sexual Offenders Registry, Eugene Poitier, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, said on Friday.
CYBER crime in the Bahamas showed an 80 per cent increase, with 171 incidents reported in 2017 up from the 95 recorded in 2016.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday the police force is committed to tackling the incidence of alleged abuses by boosting training as well as increasing transparency of police investigations into complaints. His comment came after
THE Business Technology and Forfeiture Tracing Units of the Royal Bahamas Police Force will be merged to address increased occurrences of business-related theft, fraud and cyber crime in the country, National Security Minister Marvin Dames has said.
FOR the first quarter of this year, overall crime figures were “trending downward” with murders on the decline by 45.2 percent, National Security Minister Marvin Dames announced yesterday, while conceding “there is still a lot of work left to be done”.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday expressed disgust over viral video recordings purported to have been taken of inmates at the Bahamas Department of Corrections.
ON the morning of a “tragic” murder suicide in Yellow Elder Gardens where a husband shot his wife to death before killing himself, Royal Bahamas Police Force officers were in the immediate area on patrol.
OVERALL crime is down 14 percent, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday, adding Bahamians can rest assured criminal activity in the country will continue at reduced levels, lessening fear among citizens.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames dismissed concerns yesterday over a spate of fatal police-involved shootings just hours after another suspect was gunned down.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday admonished Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis for his insistence that the disbandment of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) had led to an increase in certain categories of crime.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames has warned those committing murders would be caught and brought to justice.
THE US State Department’s most recent advisory to its citizens warning them to avoid visiting the Fish Fry at Arawak Cay at night came as a “surprise” to National Security Minister Marvin Dames, who told The Tribune yesterday Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officials were unaware of any serious issues of concern at the popular tourist attraction.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames is “pretty confident” the Minnis administration will get a handle on crime following an “unusual” spate of murders recorded in Grand Bahama, marking the first three incidents in the country for 2018.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said overall crime was trending down with officials eyeing “some measure of success” for new initiatives set for 2018.“From an enforcement standpoint,” he told reporters outside the Cabinet Office, “w
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday defended Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ proposed salary increase for Members of Parliament insisting critics should be realistic and not “politicise” the issue.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames rebuffed critics of the government’s actions on crime, telling reporters the Free National Movement came to office with crime at alarming levels and the problem could not be solved in three months.
IN the face of rising homicides, National Security Minister Marvin Dames over the weekend presented a number of crime fighting initiatives, highlighting plans to clamp down on persons out on bail, firearm traffickers, drug houses and enhancing senior command at the divisional level of the force on a 24-hour basis.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said on Tuesday the Minnis administration will be “moving a series of bills through Parliament very shortly” in an effort to “improve the efficiency of justice in the country”.In an interview with reporters ahe
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday admitted that there is a “significant amount of work to do” to reduce serious crimes in the capital, however he said he is “confident” that with the new policies the government plans on introducing, “things will begin to change”.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday dismissed suggestions by former Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash that Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade’s reported impending removal may be politically motivated, calling the claims “n
MINISTER of Health Dr Duane Sands suggested yesterday additional bombshell arrests may be on the horizon once police are able to gather evidence on the myriad of allegations brought to officials.
THE attorney general and his team are “working assiduously” to complete anti-corruption legislation to ensure that those sitting in the highest offices are held accountable, according to Minister of National Security Marvin Dames.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said the government is not “totally satisfied” with the crime situation as he insisted that Bahamians should have already started to see some elements of the Minnis administration’s crime plan manifested in var
THERE have been 66 murders so far this year, representing a 22 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2016, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames told the House of Assembly last night.