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Police Officers Attending Conference In UK

Police Officers Attending Conference In UK

Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels and Detective Chief Inspector Derricka Burns are currently in attendance at the 2024 Violence Against Women and Girls [VAWG] Conference at the UK’s College of Policing in Ryton. The key focus of the conference is geared towards training and supporting law enforcement in enhancing VAWG investigations,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old Woman

Police Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old Woman

The police have confirmed the death of a 61-year-old woman. Acting Commissioner of Police, Na’imah Astwood said, “Around 10:55am Thursday, 16th May 2024, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] received a 911 call regarding a suspected mental health emergency in the Wellington Slip Road, St. George’s area. “BPS officers were promptly dispatched... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm That Police Sergeant Arrested

BPS Confirm That Police Sergeant Arrested

A targeted operation resulted in the “arrest of a Police Sergeant, seven associates, the recovery of a firearm with ammunition, and a very significant quantity of drugs,” the police confirmed today, adding that “the arrests were made in connection with an ongoing investigation that includes corruption.” Police Commissioner Darrin... Read more of this article

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. A police spokesperson said, “Troublingly, six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. “One person recorded a minimum... Read more of this article

Terry-Lynn Paynter Honoured For 27-Year Service

Terry-Lynn Paynter Honoured For 27-Year Service

Constable Terry-Lynn Paynter of the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] was honored for her 27 years of dedicated service. The Bermuda Police Service said, “On Friday 19th April Constable Terry-Lynn Paynter was recognised for over 27 years of service with the Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. “During a senior managers meeting, Terry was commended for... Read more of this article

BPS Honour Detective Constable Anthony Topey

BPS Honour Detective Constable Anthony Topey

Detective Constable Anthony Topey was recognized by the Bermuda Police Service today for his outstanding service spanning over 20 years, A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service today recognized Detective Constable Anthony Topey for over 20 years of service to our community. “DC Topey came to Bermuda in 2004 having served... Read more of this article

Jan 1-March 31: 39 Arrested For Impaired Driving

Jan 1-March 31: 39 Arrested For Impaired Driving

The Bermuda Police Service released the latest figures from Operation Vega, indicating that from January 1st until March 31st, 2024, 39 motorists were arrested for impaired driving. Statistics Impaired Driver Arrests: Full Year 2021 – 170 Full Year 2022 – 229 Full Year 2023 – 265 First 3 Months 2024 – 39 A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal For Owner Of Money

Police Renew Appeal For Owner Of Money

The police are renewing their appeal to “identify the owner of a significant amount of money” discovered in the area of Church Bay Park, Southampton. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is renewing an appeal to identify the owner of a significant amount of money discovered Sunday, 10th March 2024 in the... Read more of this article

Ministry Commends Six Police Officers

Ministry Commends Six Police Officers

The Ministry of National Security commended six police officers who were recently promoted. The Government said, “The Ministry of National Security extends congratulations to the six police officers promoted at last Thursday’s ceremony at the Police Recreation Club. Well done to Chief Inspector Dorian Astwood, Superintendent Dennis Astwood,... Read more of this article

Police On Easter Holiday Policing, Crimes & More

Police On Easter Holiday Policing, Crimes & More

Over the holiday weekend, 158 tickets were issued for traffic offences, the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] wish to take this opportunity to thank the public, for working with us to prevent any major incidents over the Easter holiday period. “There were numerous social events spread across... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints On Good Friday

Road Sobriety Checkpoints On Good Friday

According to the most recent Official Notices, the police will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, March 29th, with the checkpoints set to take place in all nine parishes; St. George’s, Hamilton, Smith’s, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick, Southampton and Sandys. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice follows below... Read more of this article

BPS Promotes Inspectors Burns, Smith & Astwood

BPS Promotes Inspectors Burns, Smith & Astwood

Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons promoted Inspectors Derricka Burns, Jason Smith, and Dorian Astwood to the rank of Chief Inspector. A police spokesperson said, “Ms. Burns, Mr. Smith and Mr. Astwood all joined the service via the Police Cadet Programme. The three of them combined, have contributed 93 years of service to Bermuda and her people.: Commissioner... Read more of this article

Fourteen Police Officers Recently Sworn In

Fourteen Police Officers Recently Sworn In

Fourteen officers of Recruit Foundation Course 83 were sworn in at the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] Headquarters Training Centre. A police spokesperson said, “One week ago, a swearing-in ceremony for Recruit Foundation Course [RFC] 83 was held at Bermuda Police Service [BPS] Headquarters Training Centre, 1:15pm Wednesday [6th March 2024]. “As... Read more of this article

BPS Attends Women In Police Conference

BPS Attends Women In Police Conference

Deputy Commissioner of Police Na’imah Astwood represented the Bermuda Police Service at the International Association of Women in Police Conference in the Cayman Islands. A police spokesperson said, “This week, Na’imah Astwood, Deputy Commissioner of Police, was part of a delegation representing the Bermuda Police Service at the International... Read more of this article

BPS To Re-Deploy Parish Officers On March 4

BPS To Re-Deploy Parish Officers On March 4

The Bermuda Police Service advised that “commencing Monday, March 4th, 2024, a number of Parish Officers will be re-deployed to general patrol duties.” A police spokesperson said, “This re-deployment will last until Tuesday, April 30th, 2024 and is part of continued efforts to make Bermuda safer. “This means there will be limited... Read more of this article

Police Firearms Training In Prospect Today

Police Firearms Training In Prospect Today

The Bermuda Police Service advised they will be conducting firearms training at their Prospect Headquarters today [Feb 27] and “there will be the discharging of blank ammunition resulting in the sound of gunshots.” A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised that firearms training will take place at the Prospect Headquarters of... Read more of this article