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Na’imah Astwood Promoted To Superintendent

Na’imah Astwood Promoted To Superintendent

With over 24 years of policing experience, Na’imah Astwood has been promoted to the post of Superintendent, making her the highest-ranking female police officer in the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] A police spokesperson said, “The Commissioner of Police is pleased to announce the promotion of Na’imah Astwood to the post of Superintendent. Mrs.... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Melvin Anthony Symons

Police Confirm Death Of Melvin Anthony Symons

The police have confirmed the death of 61-year-old Melvin Anthony Symons. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 61-year-old Melvin Anthony Symons and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Symons was found in an unresponsive state around 5:20am Sunday, September 16th in... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old Man

[Updated] The police have confirmed the death of a 61-year-old man in the Controversy Lane, Pembroke area, and said that “foul play is not suspected, but an autopsy is anticipated.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:20am Sunday, September 16th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive man... Read more of this article

No Checkpoints Due To Error By BPS With Notice

No Checkpoints Due To Error By BPS With Notice

[Updated] Due to “an administrative error by the BPS, regarding the publication of the road sobriety checkpoint notice,” road sobriety checkpoints will not be conducted this weekend, the police have confirmed, adding that they “will continue to actively address drinking and driving on the roads this weekend using existing legislation.” Acting... Read more of this article

BPS: 15 Working Days To Process Applications

BPS: 15 Working Days To Process Applications

The Bermuda Police Service is thanking the public for their patience after an interruption of vetting service occurred last month, and said that despite the resumption of service the turnaround time for processing applications has been extended to 15 working days, and applications that encounter any ‘red flags’ will likely cause further delays. A... Read more of this article

Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Royal Bermuda Regiment Boat Troop soldiers and marine police officers saved the day for Minister of National Security Wayne Caines after a Boston Whaler boat carrying him to meet family and friends at the traditional Mangrove Bay raft up broke down en route from Riddell’s Bay on Sunday. Minister Caines said: “It was good to see the team working... Read more of this article

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police have reported that there were no major incidents over the Cup Match period noting that there have been nine collisions, four of which resulted in injury, eighteen arrests for different offences and one high speed chase. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “As of 9:00 am on Saturday, August 4, 2018, the Bermuda Police Service can report... Read more of this article

Corbishley Sworn In As New BPS Commissioner

Corbishley Sworn In As New BPS Commissioner

Mr. Stephen Corbishley was sworn-in as Commissioner of Police by Governor John Rankin at an event at Government House today [Aug 3]. Also present at today’s event, were the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Wright and Deputy Governor Alison Crocket.“The Governor welcomed the new Commissioner... Read more of this article

Police: Safety Tips For The Cup Match Period

Police: Safety Tips For The Cup Match Period

In advance of the Cup Match holiday, the police are urging people who may “see anything suspicious” to please “pass whatever information you have on to the police.” A police spokesperson said, “If you see anything suspicious please pass whatever information you have on to the police. This includes but not limited to:Suspicious... Read more of this article

‘Legal Hurdles’ With Roadside Checkpoints

‘Legal Hurdles’ With Roadside Checkpoints

[Updated] Roadside sobriety checkpoints will implemented by police after the Cup Match weekend as certain legal requirements have not yet been completed, however the police “will be putting a special emphasis” on preventing drinking and driving this weekend. This follows after Government initially that “roadside sobriety checkpoints... Read more of this article

Payment Policy Change For Police Certificates

Payment Policy Change For Police Certificates

Effective 1st September 2018, the police will no longer accept cash or cheques for Clearance Certificates, Police Reports or Fingerprinting, with payment for these services to be made at the Government Administration Building in Hamilton or via bank transfer. A police spokesperson said, “Effective 1st September 2018, the Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Police: High Visibility Patrols At Paradise Lakes

Police: High Visibility Patrols At Paradise Lakes

After reports of “anti-social behaviour and the dangerous use of watercraft,” the Police Marine Unit said they will provide a “highly visible police presence” in the Paradise Lakes area. A police spokesperson said, “The area in the Great Sound commonly known as Paradise Lakes is traditionally a ‘raft up’ area for members... Read more of this article

Police Officers Guest Pose In St Lucia

Police Officers Guest Pose In St Lucia

Police officers and fitness buffs Marina Jn Pierre-Wilkinson and Garwin Phillips recently guest posed in St Lucia, showcasing their chiseled physiques to an appreciative crowd. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “IFBB Pro Marina Jn Pierre-Wilkinson and her veteran colleague Garwin Phillips are proud-serving members of the Bermuda Police... Read more of this article