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BPS Host ‘Give A Child A Christmas’ Initiative

BPS Host ‘Give A Child A Christmas’ Initiative

The Bermuda Police Service is undertaking its second annual “Give a Child Christmas” initiative, with two students from Northlands Primary set to benefit. Sergeant Sharnita Tankard said, “Last year ‘B’ Watch Central decided that they would start an initiative called “Give A Child A Christmas.” “This idea came... Read more of this article

Police Officers To Patrol Over Holiday Season

Police Officers To Patrol Over Holiday Season

Noting that recognizes that during the weeks leading up to Christmas there tends to be an increase in criminal activity, the police said there will be “police officers, both in high visibility uniform and plain clothes, patrolling the City of Hamilton, as well as various other locations.” Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police [Crime] Sean... Read more of this article

Police: Foul Play Not Suspected In Man’s Death

Police: Foul Play Not Suspected In Man’s Death

The police have confirmed the death of 68-year-old Wilton Woolridge, who was discovered in an unresponsive state inside a Warwick apartment on Friday, and said that foul play is not suspected. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 68 year old Wilton Woolridge and extends condolences to his family... Read more of this article

Video: Police Commissioner’s Press Conference

Video: Police Commissioner’s Press Conference

“It is important for the public to be aware that there is a significant difference between peaceful, lawful protest and unlawful activity that threatens the democratic process,” Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said. Speaking at a press conference today, Commissioner DeSilva said, “This morning a group of persons gathered around... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 68-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 68-Year-Old Man

The police have confirmed the death of a 68-year-old man, who was found in an unresponsive state at Warwick residence today. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30pm on Friday, December 2nd police officers were dispatched to a reported sudden death at a St. Mary’s Road, Warwick residence where a 68-year-old man was discovered in an unresponsive... Read more of this article

Crime Stoppers 20th Anniversary Book Donation

Crime Stoppers 20th Anniversary Book Donation

The Bermuda Police Service recently joined with Crime Stoppers in order to present local school librarians with copies of books chronicling the history of policing in Bermuda. Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva says, “It is my pleasure to welcome everyone to Hamilton Police Station on this occasion, to recognize the 20th anniversary of Crime Stoppers... Read more of this article

Bermuda Reserve Police Actively Recruiting

Bermuda Reserve Police Actively Recruiting

The Bermuda Reserve Police is actively recruiting people “who are interested in policing Bermuda on a volunteer basis.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Reserve Police is actively recruiting persons who are interested in policing Bermuda on a volunteer basis. “If you are between the ages of 19 – 50 and are Bermudian,... Read more of this article

BPS: No Major Incidents Over Halloween

BPS: No Major Incidents Over Halloween

The police said they would like to thank the public for their cooperation during Halloween, saying there were “no major incidents reported and less than ten incidents of anti-social behavior recorded, which mostly consisted of egg throwing.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for... Read more of this article

Bermuda Reserve Police 65th Anniversary

Bermuda Reserve Police 65th Anniversary

Reserve Commandant Sandra Beach has taken the time to thank everyone that was involved with the Bermuda Reserve Police’s 65th anniversary celebrations, reflecting on a “memorable year of activities and events.” Reserve Commandant Beach said, “On behalf of the entire Bermuda Reserve Police organization I would like to extend a... Read more of this article

Walter Roban: ‘Keeping Our Communities Safe’

Walter Roban: ‘Keeping Our Communities Safe’

“The removal of yet another physical police presence from our communities without enhancing existing services, may save money but doesn’t speak to the main priorities of the Bermuda Police Service; keeping our communities safe,” Shadow Public Safety Minister Walter Roban said.Front Counter Services Suspended at Southside, Somerset &... Read more of this article

BPS: Counters Suspended Due To Low Enquiries

BPS: Counters Suspended Due To Low Enquiries

“Front counter services are being suspended at Southside, Somerset and the Airport police stations due to the low volume of enquiries being made by members of the public at each location,” the police said today, saying “this will not affect the level of police response in any of these areas, and police officers will continue to work... Read more of this article

Crime Stoppers Thanked For Sponsoring Books

Crime Stoppers Thanked For Sponsoring Books

The Bermuda Police Service said they “would like to thank Crime Stoppers International for sponsoring 275 books celebrating the 135th anniversary of the BPS in 2014.” A spokesperson added, “The commemorative books were distributed amongst the over 300 senior citizens that attended Tuesday’s Police Week 2016 Seniors’ Tea at Heritage... Read more of this article

Video: Police Week Continues With Open House

Video: Police Week Continues With Open House

The 2016 Police Week continued with an Open House at the Hamilton Police Station today [Oct 5], with members of the public and school groups visiting the Police Station, watching demonstrations and interacting with police officers. October 1st marked 137 years of policing in Bermuda, and this year’s Police Week celebrations began with the Gymkhana... Read more of this article