Chief Inspector Tracy D. Adams
Chief Inspector Tracy Adams joined the Bermuda Police Service at the tender age of 16 as a Police Cadet in 1984 where he attended The Bermuda College. On reaching the age of 19, he was able to join the Bermuda Police Service proper and was placed on the Recruit Foundation Course #38. Upon graduating from the training program he was posted as a constable at the Hamilton Police Station. Chief Inspector Adams was later transferred to the Criminal Investigation Unit where he spent a number of years working as a Detective Constable in the central and western parishes. Chief Inspector Adams has had subsequent postings at the Serious Crime Unit, Community and Juvenile Department, Intelligence Department, and more recently in the Community Policing Department. He has six Police Commendations, one Merit Award and several Letters of Good Work.
Chief Inspector Adams is currently the Eastern Station Commander having responsibility for the parishes of Smith’s, Hamilton and St. George's. The Airport, Southside and St. George’s Police Stations fall under his remit. His primary role is to oversee the implementation of the Problem Oriented and Partnership initiative in the community. This involves the public and Police working together to address crimes and anti-social behavior in the community.
Chief Inspector Adams joined the Police Service to see where he could make a positive contribution to my community. The Bermuda Service has many opportunities to achieve that goal through community service and addressing criminal behaviors.
Chief Inspector Adams is a local soccer referee with the Bermuda Football Association, where he officiates soccer games from the youth level right up to the Premier Division. This allows him to interact with the soccer community. He is also a member of the Sandys Rotary Club and while he has no hobbies as such, he enjoys all forms of sports.
Feel free to contact Chief Inspector Adams at his office on 441-247-1001, by e-mail or on mobile 441-717-0417.
Chief Inspector Na'imah Astwood BSc
Chief Inspector Na'imah Astwood joined the BPS after serving as a Police Cadet in 1994; she then went on to Recruit Foundation Course 51 where she received the Academic Award. Chief Inspector Astwood has worked in Central Uniform, Central CID, Roads Policing Unit, Task Force, Service Delivery Improvement Unit, Professional Conduct Unit and Special Branch. She has received Merit Awards, Letters of Good Work, Commissioner's Commendations and was the recipient of the 2008 Senior Officer of the Year Award.
Currently Chief Inspector Astwood is in charge of the Public Protection Department.
Chief Inspector Astwood joined the Police Service to help combat the issues that are plaguing the community and is actively involved in the community as a TIPS (Training in Intervention Procedures) Trainer – Member of CADA (Centre of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention); a Mentor for the “Youth in Youth” Committee; and a volunteer assistant at her religious establishment. She also has a Bachelor's Degree in Human Management.
Feel free to contact Chief Inspector Astwood at her office on 441-247-1523, by e-mail or on mobile 441-717-0926.
Chief Inspector Steven Donnelly
Chief Inspector Steven Donnelly joined the Lincolnshire Police Service UK in 1982, serving as a Police Cadet and Constable before joining the Bermuda Police Service in 1988. He has worked in Uniform Patrol in West, East and Central, Police Support Unit (PSU), Community Action Team and as the Divisional Commander at Somerset.
Currently Chief Inspector Donnelly is the Central Area Commander and the officer in charge of the Hamilton Police Station.
Chief Inspector Hashim A. Estwick
Chief Inspector Hashim Estwick joined the Bermuda Police Service in 1988 from Barbados, where he was a member of the Royal Barbados Police Force. He has worked in various departments including uniform patrol, Parish Constable, Criminal Investigation Department, the Narcotics Department and as The Operational Planning Officer. In addition, he is the recipient of a number of Commissioner's Commendations, Merit Awards and Letters of Good Work.
Currently Chief Inspector Estwick is in charge of the Operational Support Department. His job includes managing and supervising personnel in COMOPS, the Road Policing Unit, the Marine Police Unit, the Court Liaison Unit, the Traffic Warden Unit, the Forensic Support Unit and the Crime Prevention Unit. He also manages the operations of the Explosive Ordinance Detail (EOD) in addition to Acting as the Disaster Management Officer and co-ordinating the workings of the Emergency Measures Organisation.
Chief Inspector Estwick became a Police officer to directly make a different in the community, protect lives and property and maintain law and order.
Quote: “The ultimate leader is one who is willing to develop people to the point that they surpass him or her in knowledge and ability” - Fred A. Manske, Jr.
Chief Inspector Estwick is the former treasurer of the Bermuda Police Association, a representative at arbitrations, and a mentor to new police recruits. He is also an active member of the Crisis Intervention Stress Management team. On a community level, Chief Inspector Estwick is a council member of Citizens United to Eliminate Racism in Bermuda (CURB) and an avid advocate of racial harmony and human rights. In addition, he is a member of the Toastmasters Club of Bermuda. In his free time he loves to read, to travel and participate in healthy physical activity.
Feel free to contact Chief Inspector Estwick at his office on 441-247-1141, by e-mail or on mobile 441-717-0529.
Chief Inspector Simon Groves
Chief Inspector Simon Groves joined Bermuda Police Service in January 1988, after serving for 6 years in the Surrey Constabulary in England. He has worked in several areas, including Uniform Patrol, CID, Traffic, Administration, Prosecutions and Project Teams; but the area of the Service where he has spent most time is in Intelligence, where he recently received a Commissioner’s Award for his leadership in a number of high profile operations that led to the capture and conviction of several serious offenders. His most recent position was as the Head of Special Branch and Government Security Officer in the Intelligence Division.
Chief Inspector Groves is currently the Intelligence Manager in the Intelligence Division. He oversees the ‘hands on’ work of gathering intelligence from numerous sources and developing information that can assist investigations or initiate new investigations. Much of his work involves networking with local and overseas law enforcement authorities, and developing and maintaining relationships with key local and international contacts.
His personal philosophy is - "Average is a starting point, aim higher! Be consistent, both personally and professionally, be consistent in your expectations for yourself and of others. Be prepared to earn people's trust and respect."
Chief Inspector Groves' family is the priority in his life; he has spent many years working on PTAs and volunteering in a host of capacities around his children’s schools and other developmental activities. After flirting with a passion for athletics and competition, Inspector Groves has slowed down a bit and now looks forward to dropping a line off the side of his boat, waiting for ‘the big one’!
Feel free to contact Chief Inspctor Groves at his office on 441-247-1187, mobile 441-717-0512 or by e-mail.
Chief Inspector Jerome Laws
Chief Inspector Jerome Laws joined the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) in 1986 as a Police Cadet. After serving for 2 years, he went into Recruit Foundation Course #41. His subsequent postings included Eastern Uniform, Central Uniform, Task Force Unit, Eastern and Central Criminal Investigation Department, Major Incident Room and Serious Crime Unit.
He was also Second-In-Command of the Western Area with responsibility for the Parishes of Warwick, Southampton and Sandys. He supervised the Western Uniform Patrol Units, Western Criminal Investigation Unit and the Western Community Action Team. Through these teams in partnership with the community he worked to keep the Western Area communities safe and focused on minimizing crime and anti-social behaviour.
Most recently, Chief Inspector Laws served as the officer in charge of the Community Action Teams where he has undertaken significant community work and helped to revitalise the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. Currently, Chief Inspector Laws is the Western Area Commander and the officer in charge of the Somerset Police Station.
During his tenure in the Police Service Chief Inspector Laws has received a total of seven letters of good work, one merit award, seven Commissioner's Commendations for detective work and one DPP Appreciation Award. Most of these awards are for recognition of professionalism, leadership, commitment, zeal and dedication into investigating serious crimes relating to offences involving murders, firearms and drugs.
Chief Inspector Laws joined the Police Service knowing that every minute of the day he will have the opportunity to make a difference in combating crime with a view of keeping Bermuda safe.
As a teenager he played soccer and cricket for St. David’s Cricket Club and later represented Bermuda in soccer during his late teens and early twenties. He subsequently played soccer for St. George’s Colts and Devonshire Colts winning a total of six Cup Finals in five years. In his later years and to this date, he continues to play soccer for Prospect United and as a senior player he assists with coaching and mentoring the younger players; taking the opportunity to encourage them to focus on the positive aspects of life.
Feel free to contact Chief Inspector Laws at his office on 441-247-1265, mobile 441-717-0591 or by e-mail.
Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro BA
Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro joined the Police Service in 1993, having completed University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Since then he has worked in Patrol, Traffic, the Drugs Unit, Commissioner’s Staff Officer (Administration), the Criminal Investigations Department, and Officer in Charge of the Fraud Unit.
Currently the Officer in Charge of the Serious Crime Department, he manages and has day to day responsibility for the Serious Crime Unit, Forensic Support Unit, and the Vulnerable Persons Unit. This includes managing and investigating serious crimes including Homicide, gang related serious crimes, & crimes against children or the vulnerable.
D/Chief Inspector Pedro has received training in criminal investigation, major case management, fraud investigation, and the management of serious crimes. He has completed the International Commanders Programme at the United Kingdom Police Staff College at Bramshill, and recently graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, USA.
Detective Chief Inspector Pedro can be contacted at the Serious Crime Unit on 441-247-1340 or via e-mail.
Chief Inspector Calvin Smith
Chief Inspector Calvin Smith joined the Bermuda Police Service in 1984 having served with the Bermuda Regiment. He has worked in nearly every area of the Service; has an extensive investigative background in CID and the Serious Crime Unit, and has received ten Commissioner’s Commendations for his detective work. He served for five years as the Head of Special Branch and Government Security Officer until 2008.
Chief Inspector Smith is currently the Tasking Manager in the Intelligence Division. He has attended several courses both locally & overseas.
Chief Inspector Smith has also received two Commissioner’s Merit Awards, one Bermuda Reserve Police Merit Award, 30 Letters of Good Work, the Bermuda Police Service Long Service Award (18 years), several trophies and certificates for both local and overseas sports tournaments as well as the 2007/2008 Bermuda Police Service Officer of the Year Award and the 2009 AKA Man of the Year Award.
He is also involved in the community and on several committees such as the Bermuda Police Service Cricket Section; the Bermuda Police Service Soccer Section – Secretary; the Bermuda Police Service Police Recreation Club Executive Committee; the Bermuda Police Service Critical Incident Stress Management Team; the Bermuda 400th Anniversary Committee (Bermuda Tattoo 2009); the Bermuda Police Service Police Week Committee Co-Chairman (2007/2008); the Fraternal Organizations; the Government Security Officer- EMO; the Prosecutor Discipline Committee (BFA); the Bermuda Government Protective Security Committee; the Bermuda Government Seaports Security Committee; the St. Georges Cricket Club; the North Village Community Club; and the Leopards Club International.
Feel free to contact Chief Inspector Smith at his office on 441-247-1432, mobile 441-717-0454 or by e-mail.
Chief Inspector Junior Watts
Chief Inspector Junior Watts has been serving the community for over 25 years as a member of the Bermuda Police Service. He has worked in the Central, Eastern and Western Areas; the Forensic Support Department; and the Service Delivery and Improvement Unit.
Currently, Chief Inspector Watts is the Commander for the Central Area, with responsibility for community safety and community engagement and partnerships in the central parishes of Devonshire, Paget and Pembroke, and the municipality of the City of Hamilton. He has overall command of Central Area Watch Patrol Units; the Central Area Crime Investigation Unit; and the Central Area Community Action Team.
Chief Inspector Watts is a trained Diversity Skills Facilitator and a founding member of the Diversity Institute of Bermuda. He is committed to serving the community in a fair and equitable manner that will engender public confidence and trust in the Bermuda Police Service. He has received letters of appreciation from members of the community for his work, and has also received acknowledgement from a number of Commissioners in the form of Letters of Good Work and Commendation.
Chief Inspector Watts has represented the Service in the sports of Cricket, Darts, Field Hockey, and Road Running. He remains active in sports, participating in the Commercial Cricket League and Road Running and Walking Race events.
Chief Inspector Watts can be can be contacted at his office on 441-247-1511, mobile 441-717-0137 or by e-mail.