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Video: Police Release Road Safety Strategy Plan

Video: Police Release Road Safety Strategy Plan

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Police Service provided details about their Road Safety Strategy today [Jan 20], detailing initiatives that aim to make the island’s 225 km of roads safer, with the report noting that there are “currently unacceptable levels of collisions of all classifications.” Police Commissioner Michael DeSilva... Read more of this article

BPS Occupational Health Unit Officially Opened

BPS Occupational Health Unit Officially Opened

The new Bermuda Police Occupational Health Unit [OHU] on Court Street was officially opened today [Jan 14] with Deputy Commissioner Paul Wright and BPS Welfare Officer Dr. Mira Ingemann on hand to cut the ribbon. The OHU location where the old Fire Station was, sees the amalgamation of the Police Critical Incident Stress Management [CISM] team and clinical... Read more of this article

Police: Please Do Not Pass Photograph On

Police: Please Do Not Pass Photograph On

[Updated] The police said there is a graphic image of tonight’s [Jan 12] road traffic fatality circulating on social media, and have appealed to people to please not pass it on, noting that the image began circulating before the man’s family had even been formally notified. The image, which is very graphic, appears to have been taken with... Read more of this article

Secondment: Anguilla Police Sergeant Joins BPS

Secondment: Anguilla Police Sergeant Joins BPS

A Sergeant from the Royal Anguilla Police Force has been seconded to the Bermuda Police Service to shadow the Public and Media Relations Unit for the next two weeks. The Sergeant’s visit is designed to provide him with an overview of the role of press and public communications within the police service. His attachment is being funded by the Governor’s... Read more of this article

BPS Central Parishes Community Clinic Today

BPS Central Parishes Community Clinic Today

The Police Central Community Action Team will be holding a ‘Meet Your CAT Officers’ – Police Community Outreach Clinic at 12 noon to 4pm today [Jan 10] at the Empire Grocery on North Shore Road in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “This initiative is an avenue for members of the public to voice their concerns about ongoing anti-social... Read more of this article

Photos: BPS Vehicle Crashes Over Embankment

Photos: BPS Vehicle Crashes Over Embankment

[Updated with photos + video] At approximately 1.15pm today [Jan 9] a police officer was involved in a collision in Southampton, which resulted in a police land cruiser ending up off the road over an embankment, and the officer having to be extricated out of the vehicle.A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:15pm police responded to a report... Read more of this article

Police Launch Social Media Hashtag Campaign

Police Launch Social Media Hashtag Campaign

[Updated] Following the recent spate of collisions which have resulted in three deaths in the past few days, the Bermuda Police Service Public and Media Relations Department is starting a grassroots social media campaign entitled “#drivesafelybdansavealife”. A police spokesperson said, ”During the past few weeks we have seen an increase in... Read more of this article

Police: Positive Response To Witness Appeals

Police: Positive Response To Witness Appeals

The police have thanked the public for their assistance regarding witness appeals to recent fatal and serious collisions, saying the “information they provide can prove invaluable in investigating these incidents.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance regarding... Read more of this article

Police: Fraudulent ‘Computer Assistance’ Calls

Police: Fraudulent ‘Computer Assistance’ Calls

The police are again reminding people to “remain vigilant” regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data. A police spokesperson said, “Once again the Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant... Read more of this article

Strong Police Presence For New Year’s Events

Strong Police Presence For New Year’s Events

The Christmas period passed with “few incidents of violence” police said today [Dec 30] and advised the public that the Police Service will show a strong, highly visible police presence for the New Year’s celebrations on Wednesday night and football games planned for New Year’s Day on Thursday. Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police... Read more of this article


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