Management of Bourbon Street Limited have joined with the Ministry of Tourism, Royal Bahamas Police Force and other stakeholders in a new safety campaign particularly geared towards patrons of the Port Lucaya Marketplace (PLM).
The purpose of this letter is to provide information on the process engaged by the police in producing statistics.
Princess Margaret Hospital reports that 519 people were shot and stabbed – a stark contrast to the 10 attempted murders recorded by the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) for the same period.
Five hundred and nineteen people were shot or stabbed in 2013 according to official Princess Margaret Hospital statistics – yet only 10 attempted murders were recorded by the Royal Bahamas Police Force for the same period.
Of course, it is made more ‘difficult’ due to the fact that most of the human trafficking activity involves corrupt Police officers and Defence Force officers and is funded by prominent Bahamian “business” persons and numbers kingpins.
The motorcycle-riding scofflaws who terrorize residents of Cable Beach every Sunday night apparently have a pass from the Police to continue to break the law and make a ruckus.
The Immigration Department was accused of “systematically driving business from this country” with its heavy-handedness that appears to be developing into a trend.
A daring daylight robbery at CIBC’s Harbour Bay branch threw customers into frantic confusion when the robbers began firing shots.
Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade once again finds himself in an awkward position after Prime Minister Perry Christie threw him under the bus in a recent address he gave at an urban renewal function.