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Video: New BPS Commissioner Steve Corbishley

Video: New BPS Commissioner Steve Corbishley

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] holding a press conference this morning [June 21] to introduce Steve Corbishley, who will be succeeding Michael DeSilva as Commissioner of Police of Bermuda. Last month the Governor announced that Mr Corbishley — who served with Kent Police in the UK — would be the new Commissioner of Police, saying the... Read more of this article

BPS: No Major Incidents Over Holiday Weekend

BPS: No Major Incidents Over Holiday Weekend

The police said there were “no major incidents” over the four day holiday weekend, and have thanked the “public for acting responsibly and making smart choices” and also noted the event organisers “had the requisite number of security personnel at all major events.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

CURB: Best Wishes To Commissioner DeSilva

CURB: Best Wishes To Commissioner DeSilva

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] wished outgoing Police Commissioner Michael DeSilva all the best in his retirement, saying that over the years CURB and the police often had differing viewpoints when it came to policing, “however, Mr. DeSilva was always willing to meet with us and hear our concerns respectfully.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Visitor Yvonne Aites

Police Confirm Death Of Visitor Yvonne Aites

The police have confirmed the death of 62-year-old American cruise ship visitor Yvonne Aites, and said the autopsy results confirm the cause of death as drowning. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 62-year-old American cruise ship visitor Yvonne Aites and extends sincere condolences to her family and... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Cruise Ship Visitor

Police Confirm Death Of Cruise Ship Visitor

The police have confirmed the death of a 62-year-old female cruise ship visitor saying that she “apparently fell from her jet ski and into the water, losing consciousness.” A police spokesperson said, “At about 11:05am today [Monday] police and other first responders attended a report of an unresponsive female who fell off of a jetki whilst... Read more of this article

Dunkley On New Commissioner & Police Budget

Dunkley On New Commissioner & Police Budget

“It is our hope that the new Commissioner of Police [COP] will have it as a top priority to ensure that officers at every rank and level receive the requisite training and experience to enable them early consideration as future candidates to fill the senior roles,” Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley said. Speaking in the... Read more of this article

Minister On Appointment Of Police Commissioner

Minister On Appointment Of Police Commissioner

“We believe that the Governor must make it a clear priority for the new Commissioner to identify, highlight, train and develop high fliers in the Bermuda Police Service and implement a comprehensive career development plan to ensure that at the end of his 5 year contract, in the summer of 2023; a Bermudian is ready to lead the BPS.” This... Read more of this article

Corbishley Appointed New Police Commissioner

Corbishley Appointed New Police Commissioner

[Updated] Governor John Rankin has appointed Chief Superintendent Stephen Corbishley — who currently serves with Kent Police in the UK — to succeed Mr Michael DeSilva as Commissioner of Police of Bermuda. “This appointment is made following an open recruitment process in line with international best practice for selecting Chief Officers.... Read more of this article

CURB “Dismayed” About BPS Stop And Search

CURB “Dismayed” About BPS Stop And Search

“While CURB welcomes efforts to prevent and solve crime, we are dismayed that the Bermuda Police Service has yet again resorted to using a tried and proven ineffective method of policing – Stop and Search,” CURB said, adding that it “results in racial profiling.” CURB’s statement follows after the police said that “the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Holiday Weekend Policing

Bermuda Day Holiday Weekend Policing

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines and police Superintendent Darren Simons today [May 23] addressed policing and public safety strategy in advance of the Bermuda Day holiday weekend. Minister Caines said, “I am pleased to be joined by Superintendent Darren Simons, the Gold Commander who will be overseeing Bermuda’s Policing and public safety... Read more of this article

‘Policing In And Around The City Of Hamilton’

‘Policing In And Around The City Of Hamilton’

Police representatives meet regularly with Corporation of Hamilton officials, and last Wednesday, a meeting was held to “address key concerns as it relates to policing in and around the City of Hamilton,” the police said today. This statement follows after multiple incidents in Hamilton over the past few days, including a gunshot being fired... Read more of this article

33-Year-Old Police Constable Arrested

33-Year-Old Police Constable Arrested

A 33-year-old serving police constable was arrested today [May 8] by officers of the Organised, Economic Crime Department on suspicion of offences under the Bribery Act 2016, the police have confirmed. Acting Deputy Commissioner Martin Weekes said, “A 33-year-old Smiths parish resident who is a serving police constable, was arrested today by officers... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 62-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 62-Year-Old Man

[Updated] Police have confirmed the death of a 62-year-old man who was found in a “non-responsive state” in Southampton this morning [April 21].A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of an incident that took place at on South Road in Southampton. “Upon police arrival it was ascertained that a 62-year-old... Read more of this article