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Police wishes to advise the general public that pursuant to the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (NO.1) Order 2020 that is in effect between 9am March, 20th to 9am March, 31st the Royal Bahamas Police Force has established the information hotline number 311 and email: covid19@rbpf.bs for official correspondence purposes. All businesses, corporations and companies requiring permission to commute the streets of The Bahamas during the mandatory curfew, must contact the information hotline number 311 for approval. All businesses, corporations, companies and hoteliers that are exempted from the emergency order and whose employees are required to traverse the streets of the Bahamas during the mandatory curfew should provide a listing of employees via email covid19@rbpf.bs. Security Companies requiring their employees to be out during this period, must submit a listing to the aforementioned email address. Once the listing is provided there will be no need to contact the 311 information hotline. All hotel workers, security guards and other essential workers that are required to be on the streets of The Bahamas during the curfew hours, must adorn their uniforms and be in possession of a work identification card.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force COVID-19 Command Center is open twenty-
four hours. You may reach the Command Center at 326-871, 326-6346, 356-9455
and/or 322-1051. You may also contact the Command Center via WhatsApp
number 806-6852
. The public is advised to call 911 or 919 for emergencies and
NOT 311.

The Public is hereby further notified that the Character Reference, Firearms
Licensing and Chassis Check Offices of the Royal Bahamas Police Force are
closed.

Persons being electronically monitored are reminded that in addition to their
bail conditions, they are also required to abide by the stipulations of the
Emergency Order.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force seeks the public’s cooperation with these
changes in order to minimize unnecessary confrontation and possible subsequent
arrests and inconvenience as we seek to keep The Bahamas safe and prevent
further spread of the COVIF-19 Virus.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force thanks you for your cooperation while this Order
remains in effect.

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