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2018 Apprehension & Interdiction Stats

With your support this year, we were able to apprehend and interdict the following between the months of January to July. Thank you for your support and we encourage you to continue to report suspicious maritime activity. Help Guard Our Heritage and call our tip line at 1 (242) 424-9414

530

Migrants Apprehended

52

Poachers Arrested

168

LBS of Dangerous Drugs Interdicted

603

Arms & Ammunition Interdiction

Stories That Affect You

The men and women off the Royal Bahamas Defence Force have been extremely busy protecting the sovereignty of our country. Check out our most recent stories too see how they affect you.

Defence Force Officer receives Bridge watch keeping Certificate
Defence Force Officer receives Bridge watch keeping Certificate
by James Carey | August 14, 2018 James Carey

Commander Defence Force, Commodore Tellis Bethel and the RBDF’S Executive Command team extends Bravo Zulu to Sub Lieutenant Preston Major, who received […]

Defence Force Personnel lends Support to Comrade
Defence Force Personnel lends Support to Comrade
by James Carey | August 13, 2018 James Carey

Comrades and well-wishers came out in full support for Defence Force Chief Petty Officer Johnny Webb during a medical fund raising […]

RBDF assists country in attaining Marine Stewardship Council Certification
RBDF assists country in attaining Marine Stewardship Council Certification
by Wellington Ramsey | August 12, 2018 Wellington Ramsey

The Bahamas recently became the first country worldwide to earn a certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for spiny […]