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Police: “The Matter Remains Under Review”

Police: “The Matter Remains Under Review”

“The matter remains under review,” the police have stated in reference to the police officer who was suspended five weeks ago for a “disturbing social media post.” On June 7th, the police confirmed that an officer had been suspended from duty due to a “disturbing social media post.” The online post, which was made just... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Roger Richardson

Police Confirm Death Of Roger Richardson

The police have confirmed the death of 57-year-old Roger Richardson and said that foul play is not suspected. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 57-year-old Mr. Roger Richardson and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Richardson was found in an unresponsive state at an industrial... Read more of this article

Police Officer Suspended, Investigation Ongoing

Police Officer Suspended, Investigation Ongoing

“Yesterday, an officer was suspended in relation to ongoing discipline matters,” the police have confirmed, adding that “because the investigation is ongoing no further details or names will be released.” Darrin Simons, Deputy Commissioner of Police said: “Please be reminded suspension is never a finding of guilt. “Rather,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Man In Warwick

Police Confirm Death Of Man In Warwick

The police said they are “investigating the sudden death of a male whose lifeless body was found at an industrial site”  in Warwick today, adding that “foul play is not suspected.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is investigating the sudden death of a male whose lifeless body was found at an industrial... Read more of this article

Police Urge People To Call Correct Lines

Police Urge People To Call Correct Lines

“In recent times there has been an increase in the number of calls to the main police line from individuals making reports and seeking information resulting in that line becoming congested as officers deal with matters for which that line was not intended,” the police said. “We wish to remind the public of the other means of contacting... Read more of this article

OBA MP Ben Smith On Police Budget Cuts

OBA MP Ben Smith On Police Budget Cuts

“The government must utilise caution and extreme diligence when deciding to cut the police budget,” Shadow National Security Minister Ben Smith said, adding that “all of us are affected when our police and law enforcement agencies face budget cuts.” Mr Smith said, “The impact of COVID-19, globally and locally, and in particular... Read more of this article

Survey: Satisfaction With BPS Increases To 75%

Survey: Satisfaction With BPS Increases To 75%

According to a recent survey, overall satisfaction with the Bermuda Police Service has significantly increased this quarter, increasing from 58% to 75%. A police spokesperson said, “Overall satisfaction with Bermuda Police Service has significantly increased this quarter. Up from 58% to 75%, making it the highest it has been since 2009. “This... Read more of this article

Police Acquire Cadaver Dog To Help In Search

Police Acquire Cadaver Dog To Help In Search

The police have acquired a cadaver dog, with ‘Falco’ –  a Belgian Malinois — arriving on island last Thursday and being put into service shortly thereafter. A police spokesperson said, “In its continued effort to locate missing mother, Chavelle Dillon-Burgess, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] has acquired a cadaver dog,... Read more of this article

Commissioner Corbishley On DPP Decision

Commissioner Corbishley On DPP Decision

Following a “complaint of serious sexual assault by a serving police against two other serving officers” a file was submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP] Office however an “assessment by the DPP decided that there was not sufficient evidence to conclude that a reasonable jury, properly directed, would more likely than... Read more of this article

Designated Police Constable Assigned To City

Designated Police Constable Assigned To City

In an “effort to combat anti-social issues” PC Christopher Douglas has been assigned as the designated constable for the City of Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service held a press conference on the steps of City Hall today to announce that a designated constable has been assigned to work with the City Hall administration,... Read more of this article

Police: ‘Confidential Information’ Being Circulated

Police: ‘Confidential Information’ Being Circulated

The Bermuda Police Service said they have “been made aware that confidential information about an ongoing investigation is now being circulated on social media.” “We ask that should you receive this information, you do not forward it on and that you instead delete it. The post highlights an individual’s personal information,”... Read more of this article

Police: ‘An Increase In Weapons Being Used’

Police: ‘An Increase In Weapons Being Used’

The police said they have “noticed an increase in weapons being used when attending incidents” and noted that the “Criminal Code empower the Police and the court system when it comes to dealing with weapons offences.” A police spokesperson said, “Over the last few weeks, officers within the Police Support Unit [PSU] as well... Read more of this article

“Expect To See Stepped Up Police Activity”

“Expect To See Stepped Up Police Activity”

“You can expect to see stepped up police activity for the remainder of the holiday weekend,” Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley said. Commissioner Corbishley said, “As Commissioner of Police, I strongly condemn the actions of those who, in the last twenty-four hours, have sought to disrupt the peace of this holiday weekend with... Read more of this article