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Police Investigating Death Of Wilfred DeGraff

Police Investigating Death Of Wilfred DeGraff

The police are investigating the death of 42-year-old Wilfred DeGraff, saying that “whilst his death is not considered suspicious,” they are interested in talking to anyone who may have seen Mr. DeGraff since his return to Bermuda from a trip to Canada, or “who may have information about the circumstances leading up to his death.” A... Read more of this article

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Governor John Rankin tonight [Oct 10] thanked Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers and police officers for their hard work in hurricane-hit UK territories in the Caribbean. Mr Rankin said: “I’m both immensely grateful and enormously proud at the role the RBR and the Bermuda Police Service played in the hurricane response.” Mr Rankin was speaking at... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Police Host ‘Display Day’

Photos & Video: Police Host ‘Display Day’

The Bermuda Police Service held their ‘Display Day’ on Wednesday [Oct 4] at Police Field in Prospect as part of their 2017 Police Week celebrations, which celebrates 138 years of policing in Bermuda. The day featured a series of live demonstrations, with the event, which was taken in by children and adults alike, including police vehicles on the... Read more of this article

Advisory: Loud Noises At Police Display Day

Advisory: Loud Noises At Police Display Day

The Bermuda Police Service is holding its ‘Display Day’ from 10.00am until 3.00pm today [Oct 4] at Police Field in Prospect and has advised that “as part of a series of live demonstrations, loud noises will be heard at times.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is holding its ‘Display Day’ from 10am until... Read more of this article

127 Students Highlighted At Awards Ceremony

127 Students Highlighted At Awards Ceremony

The Commissioner’s Vision Awards took place on Monday [Oct 2] at the Ruth Seaton James Center, with 127 students from Primary Schools, Middle Schools and High School on hand to receive their awards.A police spokesperson said, “The Commissioner’s Vision Awards took place on Monday October 2nd at the Ruth Seaton James Center for the performing... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Police Week Gymkhana Event

Video & Photos: Police Week Gymkhana Event

[Updated with photos] The 2017 Police Week – which celebrates 138 years of policing in Bermuda — kicked off at the Police Field in Prospect this morning [Sept 30] with the Police Gymkhana being held. The 12-minute live video replay is below:Police Week will continue with a service to remember those we’ve lost at 5:30pm on Sunday 1st... Read more of this article

Police: Matthew McGowan ‘Removed From Duty’

Police: Matthew McGowan ‘Removed From Duty’

Matthew McGowan — who was banned from teaching in England for “inappropriate behavior” with a 16-year old student — has been removed from duty “with immediate effect,” the police confirmed today. Mr McGowan was subject of multiple news report in the U.K. this week after the UK National College for Teaching and Leadership banned... Read more of this article

Twelve Police Officers Volunteer For Duty In BVI

Twelve Police Officers Volunteer For Duty In BVI

The six police officers who were deployed to the British Virgin Islands to assist after Hurricanes Irma and Maria are due to return to Bermuda on October 8th, with six more police officers set to serve for three weeks until 29th October. A police spokesperson said, “On 17th September 2017, six officers from the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] were... Read more of this article

New Police Recruit Banned From Teaching In UK

New Police Recruit Banned From Teaching In UK

[Updated] One of the new Bermuda Police Service recruits — Matthew McGowan — is the subject of multiple news report in the U.K about his “inappropriate behavior with a 16-year old student” at a school where he was employed as a teacher, the police have confirmed, with the police saying they are looking into the matter to determine... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Police Week

Video: Police Press Conference On Police Week

The Bermuda Police Service held a press conference today [Sept 27] to discuss the plans for the upcoming Police Week, which gets underway this coming Saturday. The press conference has just concluded and we will try and post additional information later on, and in the meantime the 15-minute live video replay is below.In explaining the week long event,... Read more of this article

Man In “Compromised State” Taken To Hospital

Man In “Compromised State” Taken To Hospital

[Updated] A man was taken to hospital this morning [Sept 18] to be “assessed” after he was seen walking in what the police termed a “compromised state,” with unofficial reports suggesting the man was not wearing any clothing at all. A police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended to a report of a male... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Call For Aid Could Not Go Unheard’

Minister: ‘Call For Aid Could Not Go Unheard’

30 soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment and 6 Bermuda Police officers have now deployed to support the UK’s efforts in the Caribbean Overseas Territories devastated by Hurricane Irma, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said in the House of Assembly today [Sept 15], adding that “this call for aid could not go unheard,” as “these... Read more of this article

Regiment & Police To Help In Caribbean

Regiment & Police To Help In Caribbean

[Updated] A contingent of the Royal Bermuda Regiment and Bermuda Police officers will deploy to support the UK’s efforts in the Caribbean Overseas Territories devastated by Hurricane Irma. A statement from Government House said, “The contingent is ready to go with arrangements being made for deployment via UK military airlift. “They will... Read more of this article