Photo detail

Minister of National Security Marvin Dames. Photo: Terrel W. Carey Sr/Tribune Staff

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Officials appointed to complaints board

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday announced the appointment of officials to the Police Complaints Inspectorate. The civilian organisation is legally mandated to investigate complaints against police officers. A US human rights repor

Tease photo

‘Knee-jerk reaction’ won’t stop crime

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames insists law enforcement will not allow emotional, “knee-jerk” reactions to drive decision making in the fight against crime.

Tease photo

‘Police beat suspects? Ridiculous’

A FORMER police officer’s claim that for decades the Royal Bahamas Police Force has falsified reports, beaten suspects for confessions and sent innocent people to prison was denounced by National Security Minister Marvin Dames and Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson.

Tease photo

Dames sets target of fewer than 85 murder in 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames has his sights set on a murder count that is below 85 by the end of this year. The minister’s goal, outlined yesterday outside of Cabinet, is more ambitious than the one in the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit r

Tease photo

Dames: Budget cut but things are getting better

WITH respective elected officials set to begin debate today on the Minnis administration’s 2019/2020 budget, one Cabinet official says it will be evident that things are “getting better”.

Tease photo

Dames insists prison conditions are improving

SIGNIFICANT improvements at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services over the past two years have made conditions at the facility better, National Security Minister Marvin Dames insisted yesterday.

Tease photo

Police shift from 'who do you know' recruitment

A Cabinet minister yesterday said efforts to boost the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) ability to combat cyber crimes are ongoing, as he admitted that recruitment had too often been based on “who you know”.

Tease photo

Dames: We are in a much better place than we were two years ago

DESPITE recent high profile crimes, National Security Minister Marvin Dames was yesterday resolute in his view that the country is “in a much better place” when compared with two years ago.

Tease photo

Dames: No stats to support US crime claims

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday he didn’t have any statistics to back claims from a recently released United States report that crimes against its citizens in this country had increased.

Tease photo

Police crack down after fatal crashes

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames is calling for motorists to be more responsible when driving adding police will be more aggressive in enforcing traffic laws.

Tease photo

Dames: Change can’t happen overnight

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames stopped short yesterday of saying the government will cease letting officers investigate police-involved killings, but he said officials are “looking at the process”.

Tease photo

Dames’ delight at suspects arrest

“IT’S a job well done,” National Security Minister Marvin Dames said of the police force’s arrest of two women in relation to a spate of child abduction incidents that tormented New Providence for weeks.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment