Court Security Services

Project Number:

MP S/2018-21/ DC S/S/0001
Open/Closing Date:
Monday, December 24, 2018 - 00:00 to Friday, January 25, 2019 - 14:00





Executive Summary:

This Request for Proposals (the “RFP”) is an invitation by the Government of Bermuda (the “Government”) to prospective proponents to submit proposals for Court Security Services.

The Government of Bermuda, through the Judicial Department, Magistrates’ and Supreme Courts, Department of Court Services is requesting proposals from qualified security service providers with the intention of entering into a two (2) year Security Service contract, for an initial period from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2021, with an option to review for an additional year based upon the contractor’s satisfactory performance and available funding.

The intent of this contract is aimed to provide a safe and secure environment to assist with the administration of justice so that all citizens can utilize services without concern for their personal safety. 

The Government of Bermuda is seeking proposals for the primary purpose of contracting security services for Magistrates’ and Supreme Courts and Court Services including the security administration, on site security screening, reporting, emergency response services (as needed) and the daily monitoring of CCTV cameras. 

Location of Buildings:

  • Dame Lois Browne-Evans Building, 58 Court Street, City of Hamilton; and
  • Supreme Court 1, Sessions House, 21 Parliament Street, City of Hamilton

The services included in a contract comprises of the supply of all labour, materials, equipment and incidentals necessary to provide appropriate unarmed security guard services. The successful contractor shall provide uniformed security services in and around the said properties as outlined in the scope of service.

The successful security service contractor will implement the courts security objectives according to policies and procedures which may include, but not limited to the following general tasks.

  1. Entry and egress access control
  2. Roving patrols of interior and exterior of building
  3. Visitor and building employee identification verification
  4. Incident and daily operating reports
  5. Monitoring and responding to building intrusion detection systems
  6. Monitoring alarms and fire detection equipment
  7. Responding as necessary to support other life safety duties as identified in post orders and standard operating procedures
  8. Monitoring of CCTV equipment
  9. Other specific tasks as required.

Important Dates

Issue Date of RFP

Monday, December 24, 2018

Pre-Bid / Site Meeting

Friday, January 11, 2019 10:00 AM

Deadline for Questions

Monday, January 14, 2019 4:00 PM

Deadline for Issuing Addenda

Friday, January 18, 2019 4:00 PM

Submission Deadline

Friday, January 25, 2019 02:00:00 PM

Irrevocability Period

120 calendar days

Anticipated Execution of Agreement

Monday, April 01, 2019