Country Bahamas
Year 2006
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Seventy-one recruits to the Royal Bahamas Police Force attended a two-day Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Certificate Seminar in January 2006 at the Police College. Topics for the seminar included conflict management, the role of the Department of Social Services, police response, and the role of the Crisis Centre.The recruits were also presented with the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s policy on domestic violence.

Source of Information

The Government of the Bahamas Website (http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/), Press release dated 01/20/2006, "Police recruits take on domestic violence"