Special Police Immigration Customs Enforcement2009 Apprehended on land 1424 Intercepted by RTCI Police Marine Division 487 Sloops intercepted 5 Sloops landed 2 Repatriation cost $613,0002010 Apprehended on land 1478 Intercepted by RTCI Police Marine Division 207 Sloops intercepted 12 Sloops landed 6 Repatriation cost $1.5M
Human TraffickingJune 17 2011 Haitian sloop 25 Miles South of Sand Spit. Police Marine vessel intercepted a Haitian sloop 18 miles south of Providenciales carrying a total of 98 persons (44 females & 54 males) Details from the detention centre indicated that 12 women were returnees and were previously recovered from a sloop in the last few months. The next day a male body was pulled from the water at South Dock. Body was identified by two detainees as one of the persons who jumped off as the sloop was approaching Providenciales.
Human Trafficking4 May 2007 at 0100 amPolice Marine Branch intercepted an Illegal Haitian Sloop (30 foot) containing over 120 illegal immigrants.Whilst being towed by a Police vessel it capsized with the loss of 65 passengers.
OpBATJoint operation with US, Bahamas, & Turks and Caicos IslandsOp BAT was proposed by the United States to the Bahamas in March 1982 by Diplomatic Note.The purpose was to disrupt the flow of drugs transiting south to north through Turks and Caicos to the United States.To provide intelligence to Bahamian law enforcement officers.
Other GroupsJoint Law Enforcement Committee DECR, Immigration, Customs, Maritime, Airport & Ports Authority, and PoliceMulti Agency Threat & Risk Assessment (2008) Evaluation and determination of threat Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats