• INTERPOL Nassau
  • Member since :
    2 de octubre de 1973
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Royal Bahamas Police Force


Created in 1840 and headed today by a Commissioner who answers to the Minister of National Security, the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) is made up of more than 3,000 police officers, reserves and police civilians.

The Commissioner is supported by a Deputy Commissioner and five Assistant Commissioners. Together, they make up the Executive Management Team which sets strategic Force objectives, policing plans, development and mobilization.


  • Maintenance of law and order;
  • Preservation of the peace;
  • Prevention, detection and investigation of crime;
  • Apprehension of offenders;
  • Enforcement of all laws with which it is charged.

The RBPF is organized into three districts of responsibility:

  • New Providence;
  • Grand Bahama;
  • Family Islands.


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for the Bahamas is staffed by law enforcement officials from several Bahamian police units, with a Head of NCB who reports directly to the Deputy Commissioner of Police.


  • Six Police officers (including the Head of NCB):
  • Two officers from the Bahamian Immigration Department;
  • One officer from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.


  • Financial and high-tech crime;
  • Fugitive investigations;
  • Public safety and terrorism;
  • Human trafficking and people smuggling;
  • Stolen and lost travel documents.


  • Serve as the central point of contact for any investigations involving the Bahamas and the international police community;
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with all law enforcement agencies in the Bahamas.
  • Facilitate cross-border cooperation with INTERPOL member countries;
  • Assist INTERPOL member countries with criminal investigations; 
  • Implement systems so as to monitor passengers and protect the various ports of entries in the Bahamas;
  • Maximize the capabilities of the Global Police Communications System (I-24/7) in the Bahamas.
INTERPOL Nassau in action
08 diciembre 2017

Enhancing border security by detecting illicit travel documents

NASSAU, Bahamas – Developing the knowledge and skills of specialized officials to identify fraudulent documents was the focus of an INTERPOL workshop in Nassau.Involving 16 border control officers and law enforcement officials from four countries  – Bahamas, Colombia, Jamaica and Mexico – the three-day (6 – 8 December) security document examination t...
02 septiembre 2016

INTERPOL aumenta la capacidad policial para la lucha contra la ciberdelincuencia en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

BOGOTÁ (Colombia) – INTERPOL ha dirigido una serie de cursos sobre ciberdelincuencia en Latinoamérica y la zona del Caribe destinados a mejorar la capacidad de las fuerzas del orden de la región y así prevenir, detectar y responder a las ciberamenazas.En los tres cursos, impartidos en las Bahamas, la República Dominicana y Colombia, en los meses de junio,...