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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

Criminal Records Office Temporarily Suspended

Criminal Records Office Temporarily Suspended

Recent tests have returned positive results “regarding the presence of asbestos containing material amongst some files within filing cabinets in the Criminal Records Office,” the police said today, explaining that due to this issue “no vetting requests will be accepted or processed at the Criminal Records Office until the issues have... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Visitor Dolores Burke

Police Confirm Death Of Visitor Dolores Burke

The police have confirmed the death of 74-year-old American cruise ship visitor Dolores Burke and said that there “were no suspicious circumstances.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 74-year-old American cruise ship visitor Dolores Burke and extends sincere condolences to her family and... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Female Visitor

Police Confirm Death Of Female Visitor

The police have confirmed that a female tourist has died after she “fell into difficulty in the water” in the Hawkins Island area earlier today [June 28]. A police spokesperson said, “Marine Police responded to a report of an incident that took place in the waters off of Hawkins Island today at 11:09am. “It appears that a female... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Ronald Lightbourne

Police Confirm Death Of Ronald Lightbourne

The police have confirmed the death of 71-year-old Ronald Lightbourne and said “no suspicious circumstances were detected.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 71-year-old Ronald Lightbourne and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Lightbourne was found in an unresponsive... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Man In Warwick

Police Confirm Death Of Man In Warwick

The police have confirmed the death of male resident following a medical emergency at a Forest Hills Drive, Warwick residence today. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11.00am today [June 26], police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported medical emergency at a Forest Hills Drive, Warwick residence. “It appears that a caregiver... Read more of this article

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