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Disciplinary action commenced against 2 Police officers in social media video

Bahamas, July 24, 2017 – Nassau – Police wish to notify members of the public that disciplinary action has commenced against two police officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force shown in a controversial video that recently went viral on social media.
At 11:00 am on July 23, Commissioner Ellison Greenslade suspended both officers from duty and restricted their privileges.

Both officers were given fourteen (14) days show cause letters. This allows due process and natural justice.

Commissioner Greenslade will make a final decision on both officers once he receives their written responses in his hand.

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Turks and Caicos, June 28, 2017 – Providenciales – At around 8:45 AM on June 28, a road traffic collision occurred on the Millennium Highway Road in Blue Hills Providenciales. The collision involved two vehicles, a silver Honda Accord Car and an Isuzu Flatbed Truck.

As a result of the collision, the driver, a 25-year-old female, received fatal injuries. She has been named as Idette Pierre. Two people travelling in the Isuzu Flatbed Truck received injuries and received medical attention.

Traffic Officers from the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force are investigating the circumstances of the collision and are asking witnesses to contact the investigating officers on 941 3327.

Acting Commissioner of Police Trevor Botting said ‘This is a serious collision which has sadly resulted in the death of Idette Pierre. The thoughts and prayers of the RT&CIPF go out to the family and friends of Idette. My officers will be working hard to establish the cause of the collision and I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact my officers as soon as possible.’

Press Release from RTCIPF

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