Inspectors

Inspector Dennis Astwood

Inspector Dennis Astwood is married with two children. Inspector Astwood has amassed 31 years’ service in the Bermuda Police Service (BPS); having joined in 1987 as a Police Cadet, and appointed as a Police Constable in 1989. Inspector Astwood was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2002.


Inspector Astwood has a very extensive and broad policing experience, spanning both the uniform and investigative theatres. Of note:

 

Senior Investigating Officer in the Narcotics Division and later the Organized and Economic Crime Division

The Lead Officer (Acting Inspector) of the inaugural Community Action Team (CAT)

Part of the inaugural Service Delivery Improvement Team

With regards to a very serious investigation, the Commissioner of Police assigned Inspector Astwood as the police representative joining a team of Government officials and their lawyers attending court hearings at the Privy Council

Senior Investigating Officer in the Serious Crime Unit

The inaugural post of the Staff Officer to the Officer in Charge of the Community Policing Division

Acting Inspector – 2 I/C Community Policing Division

Bronze Commander (Logistics) – America’s Cup (AC-35) Command Team

Current posting (since September 2017): Acting Inspector and Tasking Manager of Operations targeting those who pose a significant threat to the community

 

Inspector Astwood, has been a part of numerous serious international investigations, working alongside overseas law enforcement agencies, including in the U.S. (FBI, DEA, U.S. Customs and Homeland Security), in Canada (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), in the Caribbean (Jamaica Constabulary), to name a few.

 

Inspector Astwood has received extensive local and overseas training in the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, and the Caribbean; including:

 

Leadership and Management Courses

Investigation Courses (Major Crime, Serious Drug Crime)

Tactical Training (Critical Incidents, Firearms Command, Joint Agency Command, Joint Public Order Command, Crisis Negotiator, Gang Investigation, Intelligence Training)

 

Inspector Astwood, for his meritorious service, has been awarded:

 

The Police Long Service Medal

The Queen’s Golden and Jubilee Medals

The Royal Bermuda Regiment Efficiency Medal (Non-Commissioned Officer: 29 years’ service)

 

Inspector Astwood has also been the recipient of:

 

6 Commissioner’s Commendations

5 Commissioner’s Merit Awards

Merit Award from the World Customs Organization

Merit Award from the Director of Public Prosecutions

Superintendent’s Merit Award

Numerous Letters of Good Work

 

Inspector Astwood’s new posting is the BPS Intelligence Manager.

   

Inspector Tracy Burgess

Inspector Tracy Burgess joined the Bermuda Police Service on February 1st, 1999. Since commencement she has worked in various departments such as: Eastern and Central Uniform, Public Support Unit, Narcotics, Community Action Teams, and as a Law Trainer at the Training Department.


Inspector Burgess is currently attached to the Public Protection Department where her role is a combination of attending major incidents and providing guidance to my colleagues. But most importantly her role is to ‘Make Bermuda Safer.”


She is the coordinator of the Family Liaison officers (FLOs), which are officers that are appointed to families who have lost loved ones to a tragic death. The FLOs ensure that all families are treated appropriately, professionally and with respect in consideration of their needs.


They provide the family with a communication channel to the Senior Investigation Officer in charge of the investigation team. They are also in charge of guiding families through the complicated criminal justice procedures, providing timely information and practical support concerning the investigation and associated procedures.


Inspector Burgess is also the first woman to become Chairman of the Bermuda Police Golf Section. She is an active golfer in the community and a member of the Riddell’s Bay Golf Club.


Feel free to contact Inspector Burgess on 441-717-2000 (mobile) and 441-247-1060 (office) or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Derricka Burns

Inspector Derricka Burns joined the Bermuda Police Service in 1994 as a Police cadet. After being exposed to a range of incidents as a cadet, she knew that she wanted to make policing a career in order to protect, serve and make a difference in the community.


She completed Recruit Foundation Course #51 in 1995 and spent 3 years working in Uniform patrol.

 

In 1998, she was transferred to CID where she developed a passion for investigating crime.


Inspector Burns was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2005 and then advanced to the rank of Inspector in September 2013.


During her 24 year career, she has had the opportunity to work in the following departments;


Prosecutions Department and Major Incident Room, as a Cadet

Central Uniform

Task Force

Central and Western Criminal Investigations Department

Eastern Division (2IC)

Administrative Inspector, Response Department

Drugs Unit

Financial Crime Unit

 

Inspector Burns has attended several courses locally and overseas including criminal and major crime investigations, crime scene reconstruction course, Sexual Assault and abuse Investigations, Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) course, Negotiations course, Leadership and Management, Financial Investigations course, and Anti-Corruption course. She was previously selected to assist with a corruption enquiry in the Caribbean. For several years she participated in Police netball, softball and soccer teams and has represented the Bermuda Police Service in soccer tournaments locally and overseas.


Inspector Burns is the recipient of 5 Commissioners Commendations, several letters of good work, Divisional Commanders Commendations, long service award (18 years), and was the recipient of the Department of Public Prosecutions (DPP) appreciation award in 2012 for outstanding work in the pursuit of justice.


She has spent the last few years managing an investigative unit where she has mentored officers and led her team to successful convictions in Supreme and Magistrates Court.


She is married with one daughter who she continuously strives to be a positive role model for.

   

Inspector Emmerson Carrington

Currently a Duty Inspector in the Public Protection Department, Inspector Emmerson Carrington joined the Bermuda Police Service on the 1st June 2003, after serving with the Royal Barbados Police Force for 17 years and attaining the rank of Sergeant.


He has been trained by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, U.S. Department of Defense, Regional Security System, U.S. Special Forces and the Canadian Military. He is a qualified Lecturer and Personal Trainer as well as a Traffic Collision Investigator. He has served in several departments and units within the Service, including all three police stations, Criminal Investigations, Serious Crime, Community Action Team and Training School, where he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in June 2007.


Inspector Carrington has played cricket for Police and is now an umpire with the BCUA. His international experience includes a six month attachment in Haiti to train new police officers, and disaster relief operations in Antigua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia and St. Kitts. He is currently completing his thesis towards a BSc. in Business Administration, and will commence a Masters Program in Terrorism Studies in September 2011.


Inspector Carrington has made a personal commitment to provide the best possible service to the community, as well as to develop and mentor young Bermudian officers. This commitment to serve is reflected in his personal mantra, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” He can be contacted at telephone numbers 441-717-2154 and 441-247-1077 or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Scott Devine

 

   

Inspector Kuhn Evans

Inspector Kuhn Evans is the eldest of three brothers and has three children. He has been a football referee since 2001 and is President of the Bermuda Referee's Association.


He was educated at:


1975 – 1982: The Paget Primary (Honors – Math)

1982 – 1987: The Berkeley Institute (BSSC, 8 ‘O’ Levels, Honors)

1987 – 1989: The Bermuda College – Police Cadet Program (Diploma in Computer Information Systems)


and joined the Bermuda Police Service as a Cadet on August 3rd, 1987, becoming a Constable on September 2nd, 1989.


During his career he has worked in various areas including:


Cadet Training School, Central Uniform, Task Force, Traffic Patrols / Traffic Enforcement Motorcycle Patrols, Major Incident Room, Cycle Crime Unit, Police Support Unit, Central Uniform as Acting Inspector, Police Support Unit as Acting Inspector, Criminal Investigation Unit (Central & Eastern), Eastern Uniform, Eastern Community Action Team, Armed Response Unit and the Criminal Investigation Unit (Eastern) / Second in Charge of the Eastern Division.


On February 23rd 2001 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and on January 11th 2011 he was promoted to the rank of Inspector.


Inspector Evans has attend many courses, including:


Driving - Grade 3, 2,1 and Standard Motorcycle.

Radar Operation.

Laser Operation.

Level 1 PSU.

Emergency Response Unit Course.

Sergeant Management Course.

Traffic Collision Course.

Tape Interview Course.

Major Crime Investigative Technique Course – Canadian Police College.

Advance Investigations Course – Regional Police Training Centre, Barbados.

Joint Bermuda Regiment and Bermuda Police Service Training – Jamaica.

Media & Presentation Course.

Senior Sergeant and Inspector's Management Course.

FIFA Referee’s Instructors Conference (Fitness), Jamaica.


He has also received a Commissioner's Commendation and six Letters of Good Work as well as a Letter of Appreciation.


In addition, Inspector Evans has refereed in the 2007 ‘NatWest’ Small Island Games in Rhodes, Greece.


Feel free to contact Inspector Evans on 441-247-1142, 441-717-0727 (mobile) or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Karema Flood

Inspector Karema Flood commenced her policing career with the Bermuda Reserve Police in 2000 where she served for a year. She became a full time police officer in 2001 and has had the privilege of being posted within the following departments:

 

Central and Western Uniform

Western Criminal Investigation Unit

Financial Crime Unit and

Drugs Unit

 

She was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in September 2013 and was posted to Hamilton Police Station as B Watch Station Sergeant for a short period. She was then posted to the Central Investigation Unit as a Detective Sergeant for a period of two years before being posted to the Vulnerable Persons Unit where she remains as Inspector.

 

Inspector Flood holds a Bachelor’s degree in Global Business Management in addition to certificates in Leadership and Management. She is the recipient of numerous Merit Awards and Letters of Good Work. Throughout her career she has had opportunities to attend and successfully complete several training courses locally and overseas.

 

Inspector Flood currently holds a Senior Investigation Officer (SIO) designate and has assisted and led numerous high profile investigations. She is passionate about investigative work and throughout her career she has investigated a wide range of offences to include:

 

theft

burglary

serious sexual assaults

drug importation

attempted murder

sedition, and a

plethora of offences relating to Child Act investigations.

 

The majority of these investigations resulted in successful convictions.

 

She works alongside external agencies in the community to highlight awareness and preventative measures to both children and adult audiences to minimize their risk of becoming victims of sexual abuse.

 

Her main objective for her and her team is to deliver to child victims and victims of sexual assault and elder abuse, a level of service that encompasses respect, attention, confidentiality and quality focused investigations.

 

She enjoys travelling, debates, reading and having a good laugh.

   

Inspector David Geraghty

 

   

Inspector Darren Glasford

Inspector Darren Glasford commonly known as ‘Shakee’ has 32 years of policing experience. He joined the Bermuda Police Service in 1987 as a Police Cadet and became a Police Constable in 1989. He is an avid cyclist and has represented Bermuda on a number of occasions at the elite level. He has worked in the following areas:

 

Central and Western Uniform Divisions

Traffic Unit

Cycle Squad

Driver Training as the Chief Driving Instructor

A member of the Emergency Response Team

Tactical Operations (locally and internationally)

Gang Unit

Police Support Unit (PSU)

 

He was the officer in charge of a team of officers that were sent to the British Virgin Islands as part of a hurricane relief effort.

 

Inspector Glasford has received Letters of Good Work, Merit Awards, as well as Commissioner's Commendations. He has completed several overseas training courses in the U.K., United States and the Caribbean. He has been trained as a PSU Commander, Firearms Instructor, Tactical Advisor, Tactical Firearms Commander and Post Incident Manager.

 

Inspector Glasford’s new posting is in the Tactical Operations Division.

 

   

Inspector Troy Glasgow

Inspector Troy Glasgow is a 19 year veteran of the Bermuda Police Service having joined in February 1992.

 

During his career he has worked in Eastern, Western and Central Uniform Departments, Task Force, Narcotics, Central Criminal Investigations, Central Traffic Enforcement Unit, Vehicle Crime Unit, Operation Safer Streets, Service Delivery Improvement, Police Support Unitand the Eastern and Central Community Action Teams.

 

He was a member of a Focus group to look into the feasibility of the Implementation of Taser by the Bermuda Police Service, Member of the Problem Oriented Policing and Partnerships and Tasking Group and Coordinator of Operation Multiply to Conquer (Warwick Area POP Initiative).

 

Inspector Glasgow has attended numerous local courses including:- ILM/IMQ Introductory Certificate in Management, Problem Oriented Policing and Partnerships Course, Firearms Incident Commander’s Course, Critical Incident Commander’s Course and Media Relations Course to name a few.

 

He also has had the benefit of overseas courses including: - Leadership Skills (Drug Commanders) Course (Jamaica), Crisis Negotiator’s Training Course (Canadian Police College), National Black Police Association Educational and Training Conference (Dallas, Texas USA) and Calgary Crisis Negotiator’s Conference (Canada).

 

He was an avid sportsman having received recognition by the Government of Bermuda for Athletics. He is a former Southeastern Conference Champion, an NCAA Finalist, a Central American and Caribbean Games medalist (bronze) and a finalist in the Pan-American Games in the high jump.

 

He was a regular in the police gymnasium and cycles as a hobby. He has also represented the Police Recreation Club in soccer, cricket, rugby, hockey and golf.


Inspector Glasgow is married with one daughter.


Feel free to contact Inspector Glasgow at his office on 441-247-1177, mobile 441-717-0837 or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Dave Greenidge

Inspector Dave Greenidge is originally from Barbados with 23 years of service, the majority in Criminal Investigation.

 

Inspector Greenidge currently heads a team of detectives in the Serious Crime Department and has completed a wide range of police courses which include:


Major Case Management Team Commander (Canadian Police College).


Advance Traffic Collision Investigation (Institute of Police Technology and Management.


Traffic Collision Reconstructionist ( Institute of Police Technology and Management).


Commercial Vehicle Inspection and Collision (IPTM).


Homicide Investigation (IPTM).


Financial Investigation (Caribbean Anti-Money Laundering Programme).


Drug Interdiction (Barbados Regional Training).


Firearms Silver Commander (Local).


Critical Incident Management Course (Local).


Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) PIP Level 3 (National Policing Improvement Academy).


Inspector Greenidge has a Certificate in Law from Kent University. He is also the recipient of 5 Commissioner’s Commendations as well as several Merit Awards and Letters of Good work.


In addition, Inspector Greenidge has served as Head of the Professional Conduct Unit, Commissioner’s Staff Officer and Uniform Patrol Inspector.


He is an avid cricket fan, recreational fisherman and experimental cook.


Feel free to contact Inspector Greenidge at 247-1185 or via e-mail.

   

Inspector Sherwin Joseph

Inspector Sherwin Joseph joined the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) in July 1996 and had the opportunity to work in the Criminal Investigation Department of the Western Division and the Organized Crime and Narcotics Unit.

 

He joined the Bermuda Police Service in May 2003. During his tenure he has worked in the Community Police Division (CPD) and the Police Support Unit (PSU).


Inspector Joseph is currently attached to the Serious Crime Division as Incident Commander/Duty Inspector.

 

He is responsible for managing major incidents as well as providing leadership and guidance to his colleagues.


Inspector Joseph's personal policing philosophy - "I truly believe that members of the community are our greatest allies in the fight against crime and anti social behavior."


Inspector Joseph enjoys weight training and cardio vascular activities.


Feel free to contact Inspector Joseph at his office on 441-247-1248, mobile 441-717-2158 or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Colin King

 

   

Inspector Shakisha Minors

Inspector Shakisha Minors commenced her policing career with the Bermuda Police Service in 2000 as a Police Cadet.  She became a Police Constable in 2001 and progressed her diverse career working in Eastern, Western and Central Uniform, Police Support Unit, Narcotics Unit, Gang Targeting Unit, Training School and Community Action Team.

 

In 2013 she was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Over the years she has been the recipient of Letters of Good Work, Merit Awards, Commissioner’s Commendations and the 2018 ASSL/ACCP Regional Recognition Award Programme’s Top Caribbean Officer second runner up award.

 

She has completed an overseas DEA course, several local courses, attended overseas training conferences in the U.K. and United States, and conducted overseas drug conspiracy investigations in United States and Canada.

 

In recent years, she has worked with community partners and stakeholders to deliver a community focused service, driving specific initiatives to help resolve community issues.

 

Additionally, she developed the ‘Be a Part of a Miracle Hamper’ Initiative which has donated over $18,000 worth of goods to copious Bermuda charities since its conception in 2014.

 

She has a 7 year old son that she owes her drive to progress her policing career to.

 

Inspector Minors’ new posting is second in command of the eastern parishes (Community Policing Division).

   

Inspector Barry Richards

Inspector Barry Richards joined the Bermuda Police Service on March 26th, 1990 and has been policing locally over 20 years. He was promoted to rank of Sergeant on November 29th, 2002 and was most recently promoted to his current rank of Inspector on January 11th, 2011.


Inspector Richards was educated at Coleridge and Parry School achieving 4 CXC Passes (Mathematics, English Language, History & Principles of Business) as well as two GCE O Levels (Biology, Economics).


During his career he has worked in Eastern Uniform, the Task Force, the Narcotics Department, Intelligence (Passenger Analysis Unit), Juvenile & Domestic Crime Unit, Central Criminal Investigation Department and the Judicial Support Unit.


Most recently Inspector Richards has worked as Duty Inspector (F.I.C.) and as Officer in Charge of the Forensic Support Unit.


He has attended several courses, among them:


Crisis Intervention Course - 2002.


Management and Leadership - 2004.


Senior Investigation Officer (SIO) - 2005 & 2009.


POPP Training - 2009.


PACE Training - 2009.


Firearms Incident Commander 2010.


In addition, he has also received 5 Commissioner's Commendations, 4 Letters of Good Work & 3 Merit Awards.


Feel free to contact Inspector Richards at his office on 441-247-1386, mobile 441-717-0751 or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Paul Simons

 

   

Inspector Peter Stableford

 

   

Inspector Ronald Taylor

Inspector Ronald Taylor joined the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) in 2000, having previously served in the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service for eleven years. He is married to a Bermudian and has three children. He has thirty years of policing experience. Since joining the BPS he has worked in the:

 

Community Policing Division (Uniform)

Criminal Investigation Division (CID)

Police Support Unit (PSU)

Service Delivery Implementation (SDI)

Commissioner’s Staff Officer

Training School (Law and Procedure Trainer)

 

Inspector Taylor has received several Letters of Good Work; Merit Awards and Commendations.  He has completed overseas training courses in the United Kingdom; United States and the Caribbean.  He has also attended several personal and continuous development courses in management.

 

Inspector Taylor has a Diploma of Higher Education in Law from the University of Huddersfield; a Certificate in Teaching and Learning from the Bermuda College; a Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Management from the University of Portsmouth; a Diploma in Supervisory Management; a Certificate in Collective Bargaining from Cornell University and is a St. John Ambulance First Aid and CPR Trainer.

 

Inspector Taylor’s new posting is as an Incident Commander in the Community Policing Division.

   

Inspector Markland Telemaque

Inspector Markland Telemaque had the distinct pleasure of joining the Bermuda Police Service on July 1st 2000, having been recruited from the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

 

His initial posting placed him in uniform at the Hamilton Police Station, where he enjoyed general policing duties. He has since spent a number of years in the Narcotics Division where he worked alongside Bermuda Customs in the interdiction of controlled substances coming into our island. He is the recipient of three Commissioner's Commendations, one Merit Award and various Letters of Good Work.

 
Inspector Telemaque is currently the Incident Commander for the ‘E’ watches (island wide) and his main responsibility is to attend all major incidents to ensure the appropriate Police response.

 
His personal policing philosophy - "There is no greater reward than service to your community and making a positive difference in the lives of people that depend on you to be there."

 
Inspector Telemaque is an avid fan and player of basketball and table tennis. He is also a Christian that worships at the Church of Christ (Brighton Hill, Devonshire).

 

He serves as a mentor to several young people in helping them to escape the false lure of surrounding negative influences; helping them to focus and lead productive lives, fulfilling their full potential.


Feel free to contact Inspector Telemaque at his office on 441-247-1464, mobile 441-717-2048 or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Charlene Thompson

Inspector Charlene Thompson is currently the Officer in Charge of Training School. Previously, Inspector Thompson was head of the Bermuda Police Service Financial Crime Unit.


After spending 11 years in various departments she joined what was then known as the Commercial Crime Department (CCD), Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in March 2006, as a Sergeant. She was promoted to the rank of Inspector on the 15th March 2007, and left the unit for a brief stint in uniform policing.


Relatively new to the world of Financial Crime, Inspector Thompson made great strides during her short time in this field. In November 2007, she returned to the Commercial Crime Department as the Officer In Charge of the Fraud Unit and in September 2008, became the Officer In Charge of the Financial Crime Unit.


In addition, Inspector Thompson made sure that she and her unit acquired the knowledge and skills to effectively and efficiently carry out their roles within the Financial Crime Unit, by becoming members of the Association of Anti Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).


Inspector Thompson has attended several courses and conferences locally and overseas. She has obtained three Commissioner's Commendations, two Merit Awards and several Letters of Good Work.


In August 2009 Inspector Thompson was spotlighted in the Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) magazine after being recommended by one of her overseas colleagues for having accomplished great things in her career.


Later that same year Inspector Thompson went on to sit and successfully pass her ACAMS exams. In her current role as Officer in Charge of Training School she is responsible for the training of officers.


Inspector Thompson enjoys playing cricket for the Bermuda Women’s National Squad and has had the opportunity to represent Bermuda overseas in several tournaments.


She also enjoys cycling and running, having participated in three May 24th Marathons. as well as participating in sports events which help raise monies for various charities.


Feel free to contact Inspector Thompson at her office on 441-247-1468, mobile 441-717-0908 or by e-mail.

   

Inspector Kenten Trott

Inspector Kenten Trott has been a police officer for 11 years, joining in April of 2007. He was on Recruit Foundation Course 69 and graduated receiving the Baton of Honour and Academic Award. 

 

Inspector Trott spent three years as a Police Constable and during that time worked in the following areas:

 

Patrol Division

Community Action Team

Criminal Investigation Unit

Serious Crime Unit

 

In January 2011, at 26 years of age, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. During his time as a Sergeant he was posted in the following areas:

 

Community Policing Division

Criminal Investigation Unit

Serious Crime Unit

Intelligence/Special Operations

 

Inspector Trott has attended numerous courses both locally and overseas including: Criminal Investigation Course, Senior Investigating Officers Course, Major Case Management Course, Kidnapping Extortion and Product Contamination Course, Group Violence Intervention, Disclosure and Criminal Reform Act Training and Facilitators Course.

 

During his career, he has received Commissioner’s Commendations, Merit Awards and Letters of Good Work.

 

Inspector Trott’s new posting is in the Serious Crime Unit.