About Us

Who we are

The Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Associations (C.F.P.W.A) is a non-profitable organisation that was established in Nassau, Bahamas on the 25th May, 2007. This was done after a memorandum of understanding was signed among nine (9) countries namely Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas and Dominica. Other countries such as St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis as well as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands later joined the Federation.

The CFPWA is a regional organisation dedicated to promoting the welfare and well-being of police officers within the Caribbean. The CFPWA works diligently to address the welfare needs of its members, foster cooperation among police welfare associations, and advocate for fair treatment and conditions for police officers across the region. With a strong commitment to inclusivity and gender equality, the CFPWA strives to create a supportive and empowering environment for all its members.

Mission Statement:

The Mission of the Federation is to be the principal regional organization for promoting and facilitating:

  • Collaboration and co-operation in the development of representation on behalf of its members.
  • To communicate with the ACCP, CARICOM and any other stakeholders on matters brought to the attention of its executive and make recommendations.

Aims and Objectives:

The Federation, in discharging its obligations, will strive to:

  • Develop and maintain a professional organization committed to the welfare of its members in the Region;
  • Promote, foster and encourage high professional and ethical standards in pursuit of representation of the members;
  • Assisting the ACCP in the development of new and existing policies where necessary.
  • Negotiate and secure support from organizations towards the objectives of the Federation.
  • Establish working relationships with other groups and individuals whose aims are compatible with those of the Federation.
  • To collect and disseminate information on all matters pertaining to the welfare of its members and exchange such information with other bodies having similar objectives’
  • Raise funds, invite and receive contributions subject to the condition that in raising the funds the Federation shall not undertake any substantial/ permanent trading activities and it shall conform to any relevant requirements of the law.
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