Chief Inspectors

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 Western Station Commander having responsibility for the parishes of Warwick, Southampton and Sandys. The Dockyard Marine & Community Policing Office also falls 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 Robert Cardwell MSc

Chief Inspector Robert Cardwell joined the Bermuda Police Service in 1989 and is a graduate of the Police Cadet scheme. He was appointed as a Police Constable in 1991 and was promoted to Sergeant in 2003, then Inspector in 2007, achieving the rank of Chief Inspector in 2018.


He has gained a diverse range of operational policing skills having worked in uniform branches across the service including the Central and Eastern Divisions, Traffic Department and the Motorcycle Patrol Unit. Much of his career has been spent in the investigative branches of the service that have included the Criminal Investigations Unit and specialist investigations departments that have included the Narcotics and Serious Crime Units. Inspector Cardwell is an accredited and active Level 2 Silver Firearms Incident Commander and is currently the Officer in Charge of the Marine and Roads Policing Units.


Chief Inspector Cardwell is the recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation from the United States New England Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. He has been awarded 7 Commissioner’s Commendations for outstanding work, 3 Commissioner’s Merit Awards and is the recipient of numerous Letters of Good Work. He has been awarded the Long Service and Queens Jubilee and Diamond Medals.


Chief Inspector Cardwell has completed a wide range of policing courses that compliment his operational experience with the Kent Constabulary, DEA, National Police Improvement Agency and the Institute of Police Technology. He has taken private study and has completed a Police Leadership and Management Development course with Dalhousie University in Canada and holds a Master of Science degree in Police Leadership and Management having graduated from the University of Leicester in the UK.


Feel free to contact Chief Inspector Cardwell by e-mail or at 441-247-1076.


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 Arthur Glasford

Chief Inspector Glasford has 29 years of policing experience and joined the Bermuda Police Service in 1989 as a Police Cadet.


He then became a Police Constable in 1990 after completing Recruit Foundation Course 44 and has worked in the following areas:


Eastern, Central and Western Uniform Divisions

Traffic Unit

Police Search and Rescue Diving Team

Motorcycle Patrol Section

Cycle Squad

Task Force

Former member of the Emergency Response Team

Central CID

Serious Crime Unit

Gang Unit


Special Branch


Chief Inspector Glasford has received Letters of Good Work, Merit Awards, as well as Commissioner's Commendations, and has completed several overseas training courses in the U.K., United States, and the Caribbean.


Chief Inspector Glasford’s new posting is Officer in Charge of the Serious Crime Department.


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 Grant Tomkins

Chief Inspector Grant Tomkins joined the Bermuda Police Service in February 1991 having previously served six years in the West Mercia Constabulary in England.


Since joining the Bermuda Police Service he has served in Central Uniform, Parishes, Schools Liaison Unit, Outward Bound, Commercial Crime Department now the Financial Crime Unit.


Chief Inspector Tomkins’ current posting is Inspector of the Financial Crime Unit, which is part of the Drugs and Intelligence Division.


The Financial Crime Unit serves to provide in depth investigations into serious frauds and all Proceeds of Crime Act related investigations.


He holds two University of Manchester Business School Post Graduate Diplomas in International Financial Crime Prevention and International Compliance and is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist. He has received four Commissioner’s Commendations.


Chief Inspector Tomkins is a past Chairman of the Bermuda Police Association, and has represented the Bermuda Police Service in rugby, cricket and golf.


Feel free to contact Chief Inspector Tomkins at his office on 441-247-1476, mobile 441-717-0807 or by e-mail.