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BPA: ‘We Stand Firmly Behind Our Members’

BPA: ‘We Stand Firmly Behind Our Members’

Following the protest  on December 2nd, there were comments made that “unjustifiably criticize the members of the BPA who were only performing their lawful duties,” the Bermuda Police Association said, adding that they “firmly believe that the use of force” was “justified, reasonable and necessary.” A BPA spokesperson... Read more of this article

Agreement Reached In Police Association Talks

Agreement Reached In Police Association Talks

The Bermuda Police Association [BPA] and the Government of Bermuda have reached an agreement in respect of a temporary modification to the Conditions of Service Order ["COSO"]. Chairman of the Bermuda Police Association, Sgt. Andrew A. Harewood said, “In an effort to assist the Government and people of Bermuda during these economic times, the... Read more of this article

Reasonable Solutions Which Satisfy Both Parties

Reasonable Solutions Which Satisfy Both Parties

“The Government should make itself available to discussions that could bring about more reasonable solutions that have terms which satisfy both parties,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said following the gathering at the Cabinet Grounds by members of the Bermuda Police Association on Friday, December 18th. Mr Roban speaks to... Read more of this article

Govt. On Negotiations With Police Association

Govt. On Negotiations With Police Association

Following today’s [Dec 18] gathering of police officers on the Cabinet Grounds, the government provided an update on discussions, saying that “agreement on the issues, including cost sharing of GEHI, furlough, and overtime rates, among other important matters, was not able to be reached through informal discussions.” A government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos: Police Association At Cabinet Grounds

Photos: Police Association At Cabinet Grounds

Members of the Bermuda Police Association made their way to the Cabinet Grounds today [Dec 18] to deliver a letter to the Premier, aiming to outline some of their concerns. Chairman of the Bermuda Police Association Sgt Andrew Harewood previously said, “The Bermuda Police Association [BPA] is concerned about the present state of affairs in relation... Read more of this article

BPA: Impasse With Govt. Has ‘Negative Impact’

BPA: Impasse With Govt. Has ‘Negative Impact’

“This continued impasse with Government is directly affecting the morale, health and the welfare of Police Officers,” the Bermuda Police Association said. Chairman of the Bermuda Police Association Sgt Andrew Harewood said, “The Bermuda Police Association [BPA] is concerned about the present state of affairs in relation to the current... Read more of this article

Sergeant Harewood Named New BPA Chairman

Sergeant Harewood Named New BPA Chairman

The Bermuda Police Association [BPA] confirmed there has been a change in the Chairman of the BPA, with  new Police Sergeant Andrew A. Harewood named the new Chairman. “We remain resolute in our focus which is to move forward with the business of the Bermuda Police Association and to protect the welfare of our members,” the BPA said. Related... Read more of this article

Decision To Reduce Officers Is “Heartbreaking”

Decision To Reduce Officers Is “Heartbreaking”

“The news of the decision not to renew ten contracts of serving members of the Bermuda Police Service was nothing short of heartbreaking,” Chairman of the Bermuda Police Association Sergeant Raoul Ming said, adding that the BPA “remain committed to policing and statistics show that we are focused on combating the effects of guns,... Read more of this article

Premier: Supporting Police A “Key Priority”

Premier: Supporting Police A “Key Priority”

Earlier today [Dec 29], the Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley attended the Bermuda Police Association’s [BPA] Annual General Meeting, where he told the group that “providing support at all levels to the men and women of the Bermuda Police Service, is a key priority of the Government in 2015.” “‎‎‎The... Read more of this article

Police Statement: Cut/Pension Offer

Police Statement: Cut/Pension Offer

The Bermuda Police Association released a statement last night [Feb.29] saying that they are “prohibited from agreeing to the Government’s request or any other offer as long as we are bound by contract.” The Association said they were considering Government’s option, however during deliberations questions arose regarding the legal... Read more of this article

Minister Burch: Settlement of Police Pay Dispute

Minister Burch: Settlement of Police Pay Dispute

At a press conference this morning [Mar.29] Minister of National Security Lt. Col. David Burch announced that the Government and the Bermuda Police Association have reached a comprehensive agreement about wage disputes, and all legal action has been discontinued.Minister Burch said, “With these issues resolved no further valuable time and energy... Read more of this article