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BPS: Criminal Records Office Has Reopened

BPS: Criminal Records Office Has Reopened

The Bermuda Police Service announced that the Criminal Records/Vetting Office has re-opened to in-person queries. A police spokesperson said, “Be reminded that current Covid safety protocols must be adhered to, including mask wearing when entering the office, hand sanitizer use and physical distancing. “Because of the workload recovery efforts... Read more of this article

BPS: Khyber Pass, St George Is One-Way Street

BPS: Khyber Pass, St George Is One-Way Street

The police are reminding the public that Khyber Pass, St. George, is a one-way street and “vehicles are not allowed to turn right from Suffering Lane onto Khyber Pass at the roundabout at that intersection.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, [BPS], wishes to remind the public that Khyber Pass, St. George, is... Read more of this article

2,082 Moving Violation Tickets In 13 Weeks

2,082 Moving Violation Tickets In 13 Weeks

“In the period of Operation Vega – 13 weeks – 2,082 moving violation tickets have been issued for offences ranging from driving without due care and attention, unfastened helmet, unlicensed/uninsured vehicles, disobeying traffic signs and speeding,” the police said today. Chief Inspector Robert Cardwell, Tactical Support Division, said,... Read more of this article

Fixed Penalty Ticket System To Start This Month

Fixed Penalty Ticket System To Start This Month

The fixed penalty ticketing system will start this month, with the Government saying it is “an efficient way to enforce critical public health compliance.” A spokesperson said, “The public will recall that the Government passed fixed penalty legislation in March, and this month [October] the new fixed penalty ticketing system officially... Read more of this article

Barbi Bishop Resigns From The Police Service

Barbi Bishop Resigns From The Police Service

The police have confirmed that Barbi Bishop — the police officer who posted the “all lives splatter, no one cares about your protest” meme on social media in 2020 — has “tendered her resignation.” This evening, a police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that following the outcome of the... Read more of this article

Former Police Commissioner Says Thank You

Former Police Commissioner Says Thank You

Former Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley has offered a message of thanks following his resignation earlier this month. Mr Corbishley previously served with Kent Police in the UK, was appointed as Bermuda’s Police Commissioner in May 2018, and at that time, it was said he was appointed for a 5 year term. On October 1st, Governor Rena Lalgie said,... Read more of this article

Corbishley Resigns As Police Commissioner

Corbishley Resigns As Police Commissioner

[Updated: The Governor has now confirmed that Stephen Corbishley has tendered his resignation with immediate effect] While it is not yet officially confirmed, there are suggestions that Stephen Corbishley has resigned as Police Commissioner, and this morning he changed his bio on his Facebook page to say “Former Commissioner of the BPS.” Mr... Read more of this article

Police Service’s Roll of Honour Video Tribute

Police Service’s Roll of Honour Video Tribute

The Bermuda Police Service is celebrating its 142nd anniversary today [Oct 1], with the BPS honouring all fallen police officers, reserve police officers and police staff, including retired colleagues, for their service to Bermuda.The BPS posted on social media, saying: “Officially established on the 1st October 1879, today we celebrate 142... Read more of this article

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced a joint initiative between the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI], the Magistrates’ Court, the Department of Court Services and Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, ”The collaboration resulted in the pilot of a new post – Liaison and Diversion Officer [LDO]. On 8 February, an MWI psychiatric... Read more of this article

Police Thank Public For Adhering To Curfew

Police Thank Public For Adhering To Curfew

The police “thanked the public for its support in adhering to the new curfew regulations” saying there was “only one person found in breach of the current curfew regulations over the weekend.” The 12.30am – 5am curfew took effect on Friday, September 17th, with the curfew reinstated due to a major surge in Covid cases.Na’imah... Read more of this article

Police: Hoax Message Circulating About Masks

Police: Hoax Message Circulating About Masks

The police have advised residents there is a hoax message circulating which claims that masks that “contain some form of anaesthetic property which renders individuals incapacitated” are being distributed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of a message purportedly issued by the organisation and... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal: Locate 19-Year-Old Zywonde Lema

BPS Appeal: Locate 19-Year-Old Zywonde Lema

The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 19-year-old Zywonde Lema, who they said “is a person of interest to the police.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is once again asking for the public’s assistance in locating 19-year-old Zywonde Lema. “Mr. Lema is a light skinned, black male, approximately... Read more of this article

BPS Aim To “Ensure Compliance” With Curfew

BPS Aim To “Ensure Compliance” With Curfew

Due to the surge in Covid-19 cases, a 12.30am to 5am curfew came into effect today [Sept 17], with the Bermuda Police Service saying “our aim is to ensure compliance.” Na’imah Astwood, the Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police – Operations – said, “Our aim is to ensure compliance as we endeavour to work alongside our community... Read more of this article