Retiring Commissioner Michael DeSilva

We are pleased to advise our ExPo members that we have been asked by the Retirement Committee for the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Michael DeSilva, to extend a cordial invitation to any of our colleagues who have worked with Commissioner DeSilva over his 32 years of service,  to attend a Celebratory Dinner to Honour the career of Commissioner Desilva which is being held on Saturday 16th June 2018 at the Hamilton Princess Hotel.  Full details of this event are provided in the invitation below. Anyone interested should RSVP directly to the Commissioner's Staff Officer, Calvin Smith.

Commissioner DeSilva has been a very strong supporter of our Bermuda Ex-Police Officers Association and we hope to have a good turnout for this special occasion. 


You are Cordially Invited to Attend

A Celebratory Dinner to Honour The Career Of


Mr. Michael A. DeSilva, QPM, CPM, MBA

Saturday 16th June, 2018

Cocktails at 6:00pm -7:00pm,

Dinner at 8:00pm

In The Harbourview Ballroom

At The Hamilton Princess Resort

RSVP: Commissioner’s Staff Officer

Calvin Smith OTM

Tele: 247-1432 or E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

By 31st May, 2018

Tickets: $150                                    Dress: Formal/Mess Kit


The menu is included below for your selection of entrée.

  • The Menu is as follows:


Roasted Pumpkin Soup


Crisp Romaine Wedge, Marinated Mozzarella and Tomato Croutons, Virgin Olive Oil

Entrée Options

Herb Roasted Chicken Breast


Lemon Seared Rockfish


Roasted Rack of Lamb





A plated trio of mini tarts: Royal Dark and White Marbled Chocolate Cheesecake, The Crumble (apple), The Swan (Light Italian Meringue, Passion Fruit Sorbet)


  • The Fairmont Hamilton Princess is offering a rate of $339 - plus add 11.75% government tax per night, $13.41 resort levy per person per day and a $11.00 Service Charge per person per day

  • Payment methods by cash or direct deposit (banking details to follow)   
  • In addition, I have attached a “Save the Dates” flyer for the Commissioner’s retirement events and hope you will be able to attend and join us in celebrating Commissioner DeSilva’s 32 years of dedicated service to the people of Bermuda.


Our members are also invited to attend the following retirement events in honour of Commissioner Michael DeSilva:-

Saturday, 9th June, 2018 – Queen’s Birthday Parade (Last official duty)
Friday, 15th June 2018 – Change of Command Ceremony
  Saturday, 16th June 2018 – Retirement/Celebratory Banquet (this is a ticketed event at $150.00pp :  Dress is Formal/Mess Kit)
We would like to advise our overseas guests that this a busy time in Bermuda and as a result we would recommend you book your flights and hotel early
If you are considering attending any of the events, please contact the Commissioner’s Staff Officer, Calvin Smith at 1 (441) 247-1432 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.
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#1 Davie Kerr 2018-03-26 17:47
I'd love to be able to attend that function as I remember Mike as a Cadet who sometimes drove with me in Traffic, but I'm afraid there's no way. However, please pass on to him my best wishes for a long and enjoyable retirement!

Editors note - Will do Davie.

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