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Date:Thursday, November 09,2017
Distribution: All Media

National Security Minister Visits Recruit Foundation Course #78

Today (Thursday, November 9th) the Minister of National Security, the Hon. Wayne M. Caines JP MP visited Bermuda Police Service (BPS) Recruit Foundation Course (RFC) #78 at Police Headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire.

RFC #78 consists of 13 recruits, 10 men and 3 women from diverse backgrounds, who are in the midst of a 14 week training programme.

Minister Caines addressed the 11 student officers present, answered their questions and spoke candidly with them about their career choice, goals and responsibility to the community.

Photo 1: Class leader, recruit 2531 T. Smith thanks Minister Caines on behalf of RFC #78.

Photo 2: RFC# 78 Group Photo: First row behind Minister Caines (left to right) – Recruits 2527 N. Lawrence, 2526 K. Jackman, 2531 T. Smith, 2533 Z. Virgil-Darrell, 2522 D. Chin.

Second row behind Minister Caines (left to right) – Recruits 2524 G. Edmead, 2529 T. Senior, 2530 T. Simons, 2523 J. Douglas, 2532 G. Stienlet, 2525 J. Flood.

Front row – Minister Caines (centre) Sergeant Derrick Golding (left) and Inspector Charlene Thompson, Officer in Charge of the Training Unit (right).

Missing from the group photo – Recruits 896 A. Blakeney & 2521 J. Belboda.


All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department