Ellison Greenslade

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Ellison Greenslade
Born (1961-05-24)May 24, 1961
New Providence, Bahamas
Residence Nassau, New Providence
Nationality Bahamian
Other names Ellison Edroy Greenslade
Occupation RBPF Commissioner
Organization Royal Bahamas Police Force
Awards Queen's Police Medal
Prime Minister's Above and Beyond award
Website www.royalbahamaspolice.org/police_pages/executive_team/Ellison_Greenslade.php

Ellison Edroy Greenslade (born May 24, 1961) is a Bahamian police officer and current commissioner of police of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, a post he has held since January 4, 2010.


Greenslade he was a member of the Executive Management Team in July 2000 when he was appointed Assistant Commissioner of policing services on Grand Bahama which required him to be transferred to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Greenslade has also served posts relating to islands in the Northern Bahamas such as Abaco, Bimini, and The Berry Islands. He served at these posts for seven years making him the longest serving Northern Bahamas district commander. He was highly praised for his leadership of the investigation of the disappearance of the five young men. He was also acclaimed for his leadership of search and rescue operations after several hurricanes that had passed over the Bahamas which include Frances (2004), Jeanne (2004), and Wilma (2005). Assistant Commissioner Greenslade returned to Nassau once he was appointed to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police. This post meant his portfolio of responsibilities had expanded to include IT affairs and Communications.[1]


Commissioner Greenslade was born in New Providence on May 24, 1961 and has attended quite a number of schools in places such as Cedar Harbor, Abaco; Lovely Bay, Acklins; Kemp’s Bay, Andros; Knowles, Cat Island; and Stephen Dillet, Nassau. He graduated S.C. McPherson Junior High, and the Government High School both in Nassau, New Providence. He graduated at the top of his class at the Bahamas Police College as constable-recruit. He holds a postgraduate degree in police management and law enforcement from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. He also holds a MBA from the University of Miami from which he graduated in 1997.[2]


Commissioner Greenslade was awarded the Queen's Police Medal for excellent policing services along with the Prime Minister's Above and Beyond award. He is also the recipient of the Force's medals for meritorious service, long service, and good conduct. In 2003 he was awarded the Boss of the Year award for the island of Grand Bahama and the Toastmaster International communications and leadership award which he received in 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "ELLISON EDROY GREENSLADE, QPM, MBA". Archived from the original on April 3, 2011. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ Bahamas Information Services (Jan 5, 2010). "MR. Ellison Edroy Greenslade QPM, MBA commissioner of police". Caribseek. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved March 12, 2011.