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OBA’s Smith: Concerned About Police Budget

OBA’s Smith: Concerned About Police Budget

[Updated with response] Shadow National Security Minister Ben Smith said he is “greatly concerned by reports” suggesting that the “police budget is to be cut by $4 million,” with Mr Smith calling on the “Minister to give reassurances that the police budget will not be cut this way.” Mr Smith said, “I am greatly... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Simon Hodgson

Police Confirm Death Of Simon Hodgson

The police have confirmed the death of 54-year-old Simon Hodgson, and expressed condolences to his family and friends. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 54-year-old Simon Hodgson and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Police and ambulance personnel were dispatched to... Read more of this article

12th Female Completes BPS Motorcyclist Course

12th Female Completes BPS Motorcyclist Course

PC Gregory White and PC Zoenique Williams successfully competed the latest police motorcycle training course, with PC Williams becoming the 12th female in the history of the Bermuda Police Service to successfully complete the course. In an online post, Bermuda Police Service said, “Police motorcyclists have been zooming across the island during the... Read more of this article

Police: No Homicides Were Recorded In 2019

Police: No Homicides Were Recorded In 2019

Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley today advised that “2019 was the first time in over 20 years that no homicides were recorded in Bermuda, with the belief that this position could actually be even longer subject to examination of archive crime records.” Commissioner Corbishley stated: “2019 saw tremendous work by the BPS and... Read more of this article

“No Option But To Dismiss Him From Service”

“No Option But To Dismiss Him From Service”

A panel determined that police officer Oswin Pereira had “used unnecessary force” during an arrest in May 2017, with the panel finding that “PC Pereria’s actions fell well below the Standards of Professional Behaviour expected and had no option but to dismiss him from service without notice.” A police spokesperson said, “On... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Jan 24 – 26

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Jan 24 – 26

Road sobriety checkpoints will be conducted in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick, and Southampton starting on Friday, January 24th. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints [as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal To Locate 14-Year-Old

Police Renew Appeal To Locate 14-Year-Old

The police continue to appeal for information on the whereabouts of 14-year-old Destiny Winters, who has been unaccounted for since last Friday [Jan 10]. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service renews the appeal for information on the whereabouts of 14-year-old Destiny Winters. “The 14-year-old CedarBridge Academy student... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal Continues To Locate 14-Year-Old

BPS Appeal Continues To Locate 14-Year-Old

The police continue to appeal for information on the whereabouts of 14-year-old Destiny Winters, who “has been unaccounted for since last Friday evening [January 10th], after leaving her designated Government Care Facility without permission.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service continues to appeal for information... Read more of this article

Police Appeal To Locate 17-Year-Old [Located]

Police Appeal To Locate 17-Year-Old [Located]

[Updated] The police are renewing their appeal for public assistance in locating 17-year-old Ja’da Thomas, who was last seen at around 8am on Tuesday. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is renewing the appeal for public assistance in locating 17-year-old Ja’da Thomas.“Ms. Thomas is described as being 5 feet 2... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints In Seven Parishes

Road Sobriety Checkpoints In Seven Parishes

According to today’s Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, January 24th to Sunday, January 26th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2020 follows below [PDF... Read more of this article

Police Appeal: Help Locate Missing 17-Year-Old

Police Appeal: Help Locate Missing 17-Year-Old

The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Ja’da Thomas. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Ja’da Thomas.“Ms. Thomas is described as being five foot, two inches tall, with bright eyes and short black hair worn in a ponytail puff.... Read more of this article

Police Cadets Help Man Who Suffered Seizure

Police Cadets Help Man Who Suffered Seizure

After being notified by a concerned friend, police cadets checked on a man at his residence, and found he had suffered a seizure and arranged for him to be taken to the hospital. A police spokesperson said, “At 4:00pm on Tuesday 14th January, officers on the current recruit foundation course performing their street duties training with a tutor... Read more of this article

Police Appeal Continues To Locate 14-Year-Old

Police Appeal Continues To Locate 14-Year-Old

The police continue to appeal for assistance in locating 14-year-old Destiny Winters who “apparently left her designated Government Care Facility without permission” on Friday evening. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service continues to appeal for the assistance of the public in locating 14-year-old Destiny Winters. “The... Read more of this article