Country Bahamas
Year 2009
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Community Policing Programme and domestic violence prevention strategy of the RBPF includes public education on reporting domestic abuse. Officers have also participated in Caribbean training programs on domestic violence interventions for law enforcement officers. Training in domestic violence is a mandatory component of the curriculum of the Police Training Center.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/BHS/4, p. 61