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Cup Match Policing: Patrols, CCTV, Partnerships

Cup Match Policing: Patrols, CCTV, Partnerships

There will be high visibility patrols over the upcoming holiday weekend to “discourage those members of our community that might seek to disrupt our holiday with acts of anti-social behaviour or criminality,” Detective Superintendent of Police James Howard said today.Mr Howard said, “Over the last few years we have received some... Read more of this article

65 Year Old Man’s Body Found In Middletown

65 Year Old Man’s Body Found In Middletown

[Updated] At approximately 11.15am this morning [July 20], a dead body was found in the Middletown Lane area, the police have confirmed. The police confirmed the body was that of a male, and further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 12.19pm: Audio of statement from Police Media Manager Dwayne CainesUpdate 12.28pm::... Read more of this article

Soldiers To Be Sworn In As ‘Special Constables’

Soldiers To Be Sworn In As ‘Special Constables’

Bermuda Regiment soldiers are to be sworn in as Special Constables in a bid to boost the defence force’s ability to help out the Police Service. A group of around 30 soldiers, drawn from public order specialists the Operational Support Unit [OSU], Boat Troop and the Regimental Police, have started training under police instructors to earn a warrant... Read more of this article

Video: Shadow Minister On Police Budget Cuts

Video: Shadow Minister On Police Budget Cuts

Following the news that the Bermuda Police Service will be reduced by 10 police officers, Shadow Public Safety Minister Walter Roban said the PLP “appreciates and supports the work” of the police, and said it “is essential that this process is managed carefully to not only maintain operational effectiveness, but also maintain public... Read more of this article

Decision To Reduce Officers Is “Heartbreaking”

Decision To Reduce Officers Is “Heartbreaking”

“The news of the decision not to renew ten contracts of serving members of the Bermuda Police Service was nothing short of heartbreaking,” Chairman of the Bermuda Police Association Sergeant Raoul Ming said, adding that the BPA “remain committed to policing and statistics show that we are focused on combating the effects of guns,... Read more of this article

Budget: BPS To Be Reduced By Ten Officers

Budget: BPS To Be Reduced By Ten Officers

[Updated] The BPS has been considering “options to reach the Government’s three-year budget reduction targets” and ten police officers’ contracts will be allowed to expire, Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said, adding that “reducing the number of police officers has only been considered as a last resort and this has been... Read more of this article

BPS Signs MOU With Duke Of Edinburgh Award

BPS Signs MOU With Duke Of Edinburgh Award

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] and The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award [DofE] have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding [MOU] to offer the Award programme as a personal and professional development resource for the Bermuda Police Cadet Programme, which serves young people between the ages of 16 ‐ 21. The BPS programme supports the academic... Read more of this article

BPS Win 5 Medals At World Police & Fire Games

BPS Win 5 Medals At World Police & Fire Games

22 officers from the Bermuda Police Service recently competed at the 2015 World Police and Fire Games in Fairfax, Virginia USA, with the team collecting a total of five medals.During the week-long event it was estimated that 12,000 professional, public safety athletes from 70 countries competed as individuals and teams in over 60 sports to qualify... Read more of this article

Questions Answered: BPS Extended Sick Leave

Questions Answered: BPS Extended Sick Leave

In the House of Assembly today [July 3], Premier Michael Dunkley provided details on extended sick leave within the Bermuda Police Service. In response to Parliamentary Questions on the subject, the Premier indicated that seven officers in the last three fiscal years had been on extended sick leave and that most had returned to duty. The Premier commented,... Read more of this article

Have You Lost A Ring? One Turned Into Police

Have You Lost A Ring? One Turned Into Police

The Bermuda Police Service provided the photo below saying that the ring was handed into the police on June 30th after being found in a shopping centre parking lot the night before. If you know who the owner of the ring is, please email Group-PMU@bps.bm or telephone 247-1603.  Related StoriesFound A Men’s Wedding Ring At Horseshoe... Read more of this article

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