Bermuda Police Service
It is not laid out in law that HMIC should inspect the Bermuda Police Service. The inspection below was carried out at the request of His Excellency, the Governor, Sir Richard Gozney, in consultation with the Commissioner of Police, Michael DeSilva. The inspection was conducted by HM Assistant Inspector of Constabulary, Mr Vic Towell. The Terms of Reference for the inspection can be found in the report, at Appendix A.
The inspection included a review of documents and performance data and a preparatory visit to Bermuda between 06 and 10 June 2011, where inspectors gained a detailed understanding of the policing context. The inspection continued with a series of structured interviews, focus groups and reality checking conducted between 07 and 10 November 2011.