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Darrin Simons Finishes Command Course In UK

Darrin Simons Finishes Command Course In UK

Police Deputy Commissioner Designate Darrin Simons graduated from the prestigious Strategic Command Course [SCC] in the UK. A police spokesperson said, “He received his graduation certificate from the Course Director, Chief Constable Dee Collins, Chief Executive of the College of Policing Mr. Mike Cunningham and the UK Home Secretary Mr. Sajid Javid.“The... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death Of 61-Yr-Old Keith Peniston

BPS Confirm Death Of 61-Yr-Old Keith Peniston

The police have now confirmed the death of 61-year-old Mr. Keith Peniston, and said foul play has been ruled out. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 61-year-old Mr. Keith Peniston and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Peniston – said to be of no fixed abode – was found... Read more of this article

911 & Police Phone Number Operational Again

911 & Police Phone Number Operational Again

The 911 system and the main police telephone number are back in operation today [March 21] after going temporarily out of service last night with police saying “the BPS will be evaluating our processes and procedures – with a view to making them more resilient”. A police spokesperson said, “Yesterday evening [March 20th] the island’s... Read more of this article

Police Warn Of Scam Emails And Phone Calls

Police Warn Of Scam Emails And Phone Calls

The police are reminding members of the public to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data. A police spokesperson said, “Once again the Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant regarding... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Sudden Death Of 61-Yr-Old Man

Police Confirm Sudden Death Of 61-Yr-Old Man

Police have confirmed the sudden death of a 61-year-old man. The man was found lying on Parliament Street near the junction with Front Street, was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, but sadly later pronounced dead, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:30pm Wednesday, March 20th police officers on mobile... Read more of this article

911 & Police Phone Number Back In Service

911 & Police Phone Number Back In Service

[Updated] The 911 emergency number presently is not working, the police said this evening, noting that anyone needing emergency assistance should contact the general police number on 295-0011. A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised, the 911 emergency number presently is not working. We are asking anyone needing emergency assistance to... Read more of this article

Did You Lose A Drone On Cooper’s Island?

Did You Lose A Drone On Cooper’s Island?

A drone has been turned in to Hamilton Police Station this morning [March 18] and the police said they would like to return the drone to its rightful owner.A police spokesperson said, “A drone has been turned in to Hamilton Police Station this morning [March 18th]. It was found at Cooper’s Island on Sunday, March 17th. “We would like to return... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints In Six Parishes

Road Sobriety Checkpoints In Six Parishes

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints again this weekend, set to take place in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints [as specified in the... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From March 22 – 24

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From March 22 – 24

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints again from Friday, 22 March to Sunday, 24 March, set to take place in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2019 follows below [PDF here]: Related StoriesRoad Sobriety Checkpoints In Six... Read more of this article

12 Police Recruits Become SCARS Certified

12 Police Recruits Become SCARS Certified

Twelve Bermuda Police Service [BPS] recruits will be entering their policing careers SCARS certified. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] has traditionally supported SCARS Bermuda by conducting that specific training delivered as a supplement to our normal training regime.  Constable Anton Gilbert [BPS Recruit Training Officer],... Read more of this article

Rider Drops Motorcycle, Escapes On Foot

Rider Drops Motorcycle, Escapes On Foot

A male motorcyclist attempted to “elude officers” in Warwick on Saturday, dropping his motorcycle and escaping on foot. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:45pm Saturday, March 9th police officers on mobile patrol in Warwick encountered a male motorcyclist near the Warwick Esso Service Station on Middle Road and approached him regarding... Read more of this article

What Does Female Empowerment Mean To You?

What Does Female Empowerment Mean To You?

Female empowerment should not only be for women of the western side of the world, we cannot expect this patriarchal society to empower us if we do not empower one another, and women today owe a debt of gratitude to those women who cleared a path for this generation. These were some of the messages from the island’s young women who won the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Police Women’s Day Essay Winners

Video: Police Women’s Day Essay Winners

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this morning [March 8] to highlight the winners of their International Women’s Day essay competition.  We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 8-minute replay is belowUpdate... Read more of this article