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Police Release 2016 Crime Statistics Report

Police Release 2016 Crime Statistics Report

Total crime for 2016 fell by 164 crimes or about 4% and 2016 is the 3rd lowest year for total crime since 2000, behind 2013 [3,480[ and 2014 [3,394], according to the 2016 Crime Statistics released by the police today. This was announced by Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva, who said, “The release of the 2016 crime report was delayed by technical... Read more of this article

BPS Release Crime Statistics For First Half 2016

BPS Release Crime Statistics For First Half 2016

[Updated with video] The police released the crime statistics for the first half of 2016, saying that “between Q1 2016 and Q2 2016, All Crime increased by +16 offences, from 861 to 877 offences,” however “despite this slight increase, the medium term trend of crime in Bermuda remains steady, while the long term trend is decreasing.” Commissioner... Read more of this article

Police Release 2015 Crime Statistics Report

Police Release 2015 Crime Statistics Report

[Updated with videos] The Bermuda Police Service released Q4 and year-end crime statistics for 2015, with a total of 3,750 crimes recorded during the year, an increase of 356 more crimes than 2014. Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said, “The total crime for 2015 was 3,750 offences. This was spread evenly over the four quarters of the year,... Read more of this article

2014 Second Quarter: $1.24M Drugs Seized

2014 Second Quarter: $1.24M Drugs Seized

Over $1.2 million of drugs were seized in the second quarter of 2014, according to the recently released crime statistics. The report [PDF] said, “An estimated total of 8.6kg of controlled drugs with an estimated street value of $1,246,617 has been seized in Q2 2014. Cannabis was the drug most commonly seized with 7.8kg seized at a value of $391,807. “Crack... Read more of this article

Q2 2014 Sees Lowest Crime Rate Since 2000

Q2 2014 Sees Lowest Crime Rate Since 2000

[Updated with video] The current crime picture in Bermuda is “showing very positive trends,” according to the Bermuda Police Service, who said the “second quarter of 2014 ranking as the lowest on record at 750 offences across all categories, with “total crime fell below 800 for the first time since modern crime recording systems... Read more of this article

National Security Minister On Crime Statistics

National Security Minister On Crime Statistics

“Encouraging and moving in the right direction,” said Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley on the recent crime statistics released by the Bermuda Police Service. The Minister continued, “Safe communities form the foundation for a recovery of the Island’s economic fortunes and this Government’s investment in keeping Bermuda safe by... Read more of this article

Police Statistics Show Crime Is Decreasing

Police Statistics Show Crime Is Decreasing

[Updated with video] Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva held a press conference today [Jan 30] in order to review the recently released Q4 and Year End 2013 Crime Statistic Report. The Commissioner said, “I am pleased to present what amounts to quite a positive year-end report on crime statistics for 2013. The overall picture is the long-term... Read more of this article

OBA Chairman Thad Hollis On Crime Statistics

OBA Chairman Thad Hollis On Crime Statistics

Public Safety Shadow Minister Michael Scott is “normally the most polite and fair-minded of politicians, so it was odd and disappointing to see him in the role of Opposition pitbull, trying to sink his teeth into the OBA’s leg,” said OBA Chairman Thad Hollis today [July 21]. Last week Mr. Scott commented on the recently released 2013 Crime... Read more of this article

PLP Shadow Minister On Police Crime Statistics

PLP Shadow Minister On Police Crime Statistics

Shadow Minister for Public Safety Michael Scott commented on the recently released 2013 Crime Statistics saying he wanted to focus on the real power behind the numbers. Mr. Scott said, “These numbers represent good news for Bermuda and good news for Bermudians. The strong measures the PLP put in place including stronger laws and tougher sentences,... Read more of this article

$1.8 Million Of Drugs Seized In First Half Of 2013

$1.8 Million Of Drugs Seized In First Half Of 2013

According to the police crime statistics released yesterday [July 17], some $1.8 million worth of drugs was seized in the first half of 2013, with cannabis being the most common drug. An estimated total of 11.3kg of controlled drugs with an estimated street value of $1.3 million was seized in the first quarter of 2013. Cannabis resin was the most common... Read more of this article

Police Release 2013 Q1 & Q2 Crime Statistics

Police Release 2013 Q1 & Q2 Crime Statistics

The Bermuda Police Service released the 2013 first and second quarter crime statistics today [July 17], which cover a wide range of topics including arrests, cash confiscation, drug seizures, stop-n-searches, shootings, traffic collisions are more. Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said, “This report covers the period of 1st January to 30th... Read more of this article

Minister of Public Safety On Crime Stats Report

Minister of Public Safety On Crime Stats Report

Minister of Public Safety Michael Dunkley commented on the 2012 Crime Statistics released yesterday, saying, “These statistics indicate that targeted Police strategies are causing crime to trend downwards and emphasize the importance of providing the Police with the resources to sustain the effort required to make even greater impact. observed.” Minister... Read more of this article

$14.6 Million Worth Of Drugs Seized In 2012

$14.6 Million Worth Of Drugs Seized In 2012

The 2012 Crime Statistics released today [Feb 26] show there was over 500lbs of illegal drugs seized last year, with an estimated street value exceeding $14 million. An estimated total of 247.4kg [545.4lbs] of controlled drugs with an estimated street value of $14.6 million was seized in 2012. Cannabis was the most common drug, with 235.4kg [519lbs]... Read more of this article