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BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

The police said they are “aware of voicenotes and images being circulated via social media pertaining to allegations of serious child related offences” and said the “sharing of this material violates the protection of sensitive information relating to minors.” Detective Chief Inspector Derricka Burns of the Serious Crime Unit stated,... Read more of this article

Minister Joins BPS For Women In Policing Launch

Minister Joins BPS For Women In Policing Launch

Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert recently joined the Bermuda Police Service at the Women in Policing Network launch. The Government said, “Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors, The Hon. Tinee Furbert, JP, MP, recently joined the Bermuda Police Service in recognition of the Women in Policing Network Launch... Read more of this article

Relatively Quiet, Still A Number Of Arrests Made

Relatively Quiet, Still A Number Of Arrests Made

The Bermuda Police Service said the National Heroes Holiday long weekend “went off without any reported major incidents or significant criminal activity” and “while the recent holiday period can be considered relatively quiet from a crime perspective, there were still a number of arrests made.” A police spokesperson said, “Our... Read more of this article

National Heroes Day Holiday Policing Plan

National Heroes Day Holiday Policing Plan

Police officers will maintain high visibility during the holiday weekend. Acting Superintendent Alexander Rollin, Community Policing Division said, “National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend 2024, will include the much anticipated host of carnival type activity starting Wednesday, 12th June 2024 culminating with National Heroes’ Day, Monday 17th... Read more of this article

Fifteen Bermuda Police Officers Promoted

Fifteen Bermuda Police Officers Promoted

Three Bermuda Police Service Inspectors, 11 Sergeants and one Reserve Sergeant were officially promoted to their new ranks by Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons, in a ceremony held at the CedarBridge Academy cafetorium, in front of a standing room only audience of family, friends and colleagues. The newest Inspectors, Sergeants and Reserve Sergeant Inspector... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On June 14

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On June 14

According to the most recent Official Notices, the police will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, June 14th, with the checkpoints set to take place in all nine parishes; St. George’s, Hamilton, Smith’s, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick, Southampton and Sandys. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice follows below [PDF... Read more of this article

Police: Final Appeal To Identify Owner Of Money

Police: Final Appeal To Identify Owner Of Money

The police are making a final appeal to identify the owner of a “significant amount of money” discovered in March 2024 in the area of Church Bay Park, Southampton. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is making a final appeal to identify the owner of a significant amount of money discovered Sunday, 10th March 2024... Read more of this article

Police Officers Attending Conference In UK

Police Officers Attending Conference In UK

Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels and Detective Chief Inspector Derricka Burns are currently in attendance at the 2024 Violence Against Women and Girls [VAWG] Conference at the UK’s College of Policing in Ryton. The key focus of the conference is geared towards training and supporting law enforcement in enhancing VAWG investigations,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old Woman

Police Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old Woman

The police have confirmed the death of a 61-year-old woman. Acting Commissioner of Police, Na’imah Astwood said, “Around 10:55am Thursday, 16th May 2024, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] received a 911 call regarding a suspected mental health emergency in the Wellington Slip Road, St. George’s area. “BPS officers were promptly dispatched... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm That Police Sergeant Arrested

BPS Confirm That Police Sergeant Arrested

A targeted operation resulted in the “arrest of a Police Sergeant, seven associates, the recovery of a firearm with ammunition, and a very significant quantity of drugs,” the police confirmed today, adding that “the arrests were made in connection with an ongoing investigation that includes corruption.” Police Commissioner Darrin... Read more of this article

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. A police spokesperson said, “Troublingly, six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. “One person recorded a minimum... Read more of this article

Terry-Lynn Paynter Honoured For 27-Year Service

Terry-Lynn Paynter Honoured For 27-Year Service

Constable Terry-Lynn Paynter of the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] was honored for her 27 years of dedicated service. The Bermuda Police Service said, “On Friday 19th April Constable Terry-Lynn Paynter was recognised for over 27 years of service with the Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. “During a senior managers meeting, Terry was commended for... Read more of this article

BPS Honour Detective Constable Anthony Topey

BPS Honour Detective Constable Anthony Topey

Detective Constable Anthony Topey was recognized by the Bermuda Police Service today for his outstanding service spanning over 20 years, A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service today recognized Detective Constable Anthony Topey for over 20 years of service to our community. “DC Topey came to Bermuda in 2004 having served... Read more of this article

Jan 1-March 31: 39 Arrested For Impaired Driving

Jan 1-March 31: 39 Arrested For Impaired Driving

The Bermuda Police Service released the latest figures from Operation Vega, indicating that from January 1st until March 31st, 2024, 39 motorists were arrested for impaired driving. Statistics Impaired Driver Arrests: Full Year 2021 – 170 Full Year 2022 – 229 Full Year 2023 – 265 First 3 Months 2024 – 39 A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal For Owner Of Money

Police Renew Appeal For Owner Of Money

The police are renewing their appeal to “identify the owner of a significant amount of money” discovered in the area of Church Bay Park, Southampton. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is renewing an appeal to identify the owner of a significant amount of money discovered Sunday, 10th March 2024 in the... Read more of this article

Ministry Commends Six Police Officers

Ministry Commends Six Police Officers

The Ministry of National Security commended six police officers who were recently promoted. The Government said, “The Ministry of National Security extends congratulations to the six police officers promoted at last Thursday’s ceremony at the Police Recreation Club. Well done to Chief Inspector Dorian Astwood, Superintendent Dennis Astwood,... Read more of this article