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BPS Arrive In Cayman For Shooting Investigation

BPS Arrive In Cayman For Shooting Investigation

Officers from the Bermuda Police Service have arrived in the Cayman Islands to assist in an investigation following a man being shot and killed by Cayman police on Friday morning. The Cayman News Service said “Two officers from the Bermuda Police Service have arrived on island and assumed control of the investigation into the circumstances of the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police To Assist In Cayman Islands

Bermuda Police To Assist In Cayman Islands

The Bermuda Police Service will be assisting an investigation in the Cayman Islands after a man was shot and killed by the police. The Cayman News Service reported, “The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed that a man was shot and killed by police officers in the Windsor Park area of George Town. “Police said the incident occurred... Read more of this article

Reserve Police Info Session On January 9

Reserve Police Info Session On January 9

The Bermuda Reserve Police will be holding an information session on Monday, January 9 at 7.00pm at the police training centre in Prospect. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Reserve Police will be holding an information session at 7pm Monday 9th January 2017, at the police training centre in Prospect.“If you are interested in becoming... Read more of this article

DeSilva & Pedro Awarded Police Medals

DeSilva & Pedro Awarded Police Medals

Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal and Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro has received the Overseas Territories Police Medal, Government House confirmed this evening.“Government House has announced that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the award of: The Queen’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service... Read more of this article

Police: Counterfeit U.S. $100 Notes Circulating

Police: Counterfeit U.S. $100 Notes Circulating

The Bermuda Police Service is advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to “be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $100 notes currently in circulation.” “The forged U.S. $100 bills have the same serial number: H1413713,” a police spokesperson said. “Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Fentanyl Drug In Bermuda

Police Confirm Fentanyl Drug In Bermuda

The Bermuda Police Service said they have confirmed the presence of the controlled drug Fentanyl in Bermuda, adding that it is a “dangerous, powerful Schedule II narcotic responsible for an epidemic of overdose deaths within the United States.” “Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is associated with the misuse of heroin,” a police... Read more of this article

Two Visitors Remain In Hospital After Emergency

Two Visitors Remain In Hospital After Emergency

Officers from the Drug Unit continue their inquiries into a “reported medical emergency” which resulted in two visitors, aged 25 and 35, being hospitalized, A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier today [Thursday, December 22nd] the visiting 25-year-old Canadian woman involved in a reported medical emergency at the Hamilton... Read more of this article

Video: Sergeant Gregory Grimes Laid To Rest

Video: Sergeant Gregory Grimes Laid To Rest

Sergeant Gregory Grimes was laid to rest today, with police officers providing a formal escort as they paid their final respects to the highly respected police officer. Sergeant Grimes joined the BPS as a police cadet in August 1978. He was promoted to sergeant in April 1991 and he served in a variety of posts including uniform, CID, and Special Branch.... Read more of this article

25-Year-Old Female Visitor In Intensive Care Unit

25-Year-Old Female Visitor In Intensive Care Unit

A 25-year-old female Canadian visitor is in the Intensive Care Unit following a “medical emergency” yesterday afternoon. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:20pm on Tuesday, December 20th police officers were dispatched to a reported medical emergency at the Hamilton Princess hotel, apparently involving a 25-year-old female Canadian... Read more of this article

Traffic Advisory: Sgt Gregory Grimes Funeral

Traffic Advisory: Sgt Gregory Grimes Funeral

Traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in effect in Hamilton today [Dec 21] due to the funeral of Sergeant Gregory Grimes. A police spokesperson said, “The motoring public is advised that traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in effect for the funeral of Sergeant Gregory Grimes at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity... Read more of this article

BPA: ‘We Stand Firmly Behind Our Members’

BPA: ‘We Stand Firmly Behind Our Members’

Following the protest  on December 2nd, there were comments made that “unjustifiably criticize the members of the BPA who were only performing their lawful duties,” the Bermuda Police Association said, adding that they “firmly believe that the use of force” was “justified, reasonable and necessary.” A BPA spokesperson... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid To Sergeant Gregory Grimes

Tributes Paid To Sergeant Gregory Grimes

Tributes have been paid to Police Sergeant Gregory Grimes, who passed away early Thursday morning, with Sergeant Grimes called a highly respected and admired person who had a passion about policing and his community.Police Statement A statement from the police said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] regrets to announce the death of Sergeant... Read more of this article

BPS Condolences On Passing Of Alex Forbes

BPS Condolences On Passing Of Alex Forbes

Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva has expressed sadness upon learning of the recent passing of Mr. Alex Forbes, retired Deputy Commissioner of Police. “Mr. Forbes joined the then Bermuda Police Force in September 1963 from his home of Scotland. He served in the uniform branch during the early part of his career before spending a lengthy tour... Read more of this article