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Police Firearms Training In Prospect Today

Police Firearms Training In Prospect Today

The Bermuda Police Service advised they will be conducting firearms training at their Prospect Headquarters today [Feb 27] and “there will be the discharging of blank ammunition resulting in the sound of gunshots.” A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised that firearms training will take place at the Prospect Headquarters of... Read more of this article

BPS Promotes Three Officers To Superintendent

BPS Promotes Three Officers To Superintendent

The Bermuda Police Service promoted Dennis Astwood, Sherwin Joseph, and Jerome Laws to the rank of Superintendent of Police. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service today welcomed three officers to the rank of Superintendent of Police. “Dennis Astwood, Sherwin Joseph and Jerome Laws were today promoted from Chief Inspector... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On Feb 23

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On Feb 23

According to the most recent Official Notices, the police will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, February 23rd, 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... Read more of this article

BPS Holding Police Driver Training On Roads

BPS Holding Police Driver Training On Roads

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is advising the public that it is holding driver training on the island’s roads until March 8. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service Driver Training Unit currently has several driver training courses in progress. “All involve the use of police cars and police motorcycles, at times... Read more of this article

Bermuda Reserve Police Seek New Recruits

Bermuda Reserve Police Seek New Recruits

“Men and women from 18 to 57 years of age, seeking a unique opportunity to volunteer within our community, are encouraged to apply for the Bermuda Reserve Police,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “The recruitment process involves written tests, physical tests and a medical assessment. “Applicants are advised... Read more of this article

Police Service Seeks Applicants For Constable

Police Service Seeks Applicants For Constable

The Bermuda Police Service announced an opening for the position of Constable, inviting qualified residents to apply before February 21. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is inviting applications for the post of Constable. “Local residents who are looking for a career in law enforcement, with a desire to represent the... Read more of this article

Officers Complete UK College Of Police Training

Officers Complete UK College Of Police Training

Fourteen officers from the Bermuda Police Service completed a five-day UK College of Policing Multiple-Choice Question Writing Course at the BPS Training School, facilitated by Ms. Louise Dennis and Mr. Hurden Law from the College of Policing. The Bermuda Police Service said, “The course took place between January 22nd and 26th, 2024. The officers... Read more of this article

Police Comment Following Not Guilty Verdict

Police Comment Following Not Guilty Verdict

“We respect the integrity of the judicial process and accept the court’s decision,” the police said following the recent trial in the Supreme Court, adding that “it is essential that we come together as a community to show empathy and understanding, as we navigate the aftermath of this trial.” This follows after Raheem... Read more of this article

BPS Promotes Darren Glasford & Dean Martin

BPS Promotes Darren Glasford & Dean Martin

Chief Inspector Darren Glasford and Detective Inspector Dean Martin, each with over 30 years of dedicated service, were officially sworn in at their new ranks. The Bermuda Police Service said, “Congratulations to newly promoted Chief Inspector Darren Glasford and newly promoted Detective Inspector Dean Martin. “Both officers have served... Read more of this article

Highest Impaired Driving Arrests Over Three Years

Highest Impaired Driving Arrests Over Three Years

“Figures recorded as part of Operation Vega in the 4th quarter of 2023 “show impaired driving continues to be a troublingly prolific offence,” the police said, adding that “2023 witnessed the highest number of impaired driving arrests over a three-year period.” Robert Cardwell, Acting Superintendent, Tactical Support Division... Read more of this article

New Year’s Holiday Weekend Policing Advisory

New Year’s Holiday Weekend Policing Advisory

The Bermuda Police Service is asking the public to continue to work with the police “to ensure a continued safe and enjoyable festive season.” Acting Superintendent Jerome Laws, Officer in Charge [OIC] Community Policing Division said, “The Bermuda Police Service wish to thank the public for their co-operation and assistance in ensuring... Read more of this article

15 Arrested For Various Offenses Over Holiday

15 Arrested For Various Offenses Over Holiday

A total of fifteen people were arrested for various offences between 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 22, and 5:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 27, 2023. A police spokesperson said, “Worryingly, the majority of those arrested were for driving while impaired. In fact, seven persons were arrested for this offence. “The highest breathalysed reading... Read more of this article

Police Encourage Safety During Holiday

Police Encourage Safety During Holiday

“To ensure your safety and maintain order during the holiday season, we will be continuing the current heightened police presence across the island,” the Police Commissioner said. Police Commissioner Darrin Simons said, “As the Christmas holiday approaches, we at the Bermuda Police Service [BPS], would like to extend warmest greetings... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over New Year’s Eve

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over New Year’s Eve

According to the most recent Official Notices, the police will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, December 29th, 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... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police Issue Holiday Safety Advisory

Bermuda Police Issue Holiday Safety Advisory

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] issued a safety advisory in advance of the Christmas holiday. James Howard, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, said, “The holiday season is upon us, and while it is a time of joy and celebration, it is important to stay vigilant and protect ourselves from potential criminal activity. Your Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

BPS Recognize Marlon Cann & Litanya Smith

BPS Recognize Marlon Cann & Litanya Smith

In advance of their upcoming retirements, Constable Marlon Cann and Constable Litanya Smith of the Bermuda Police Service were recognized for their “dedication and commitment.” The Bermuda Police Service said, “This morning [Friday, 1st December 2023], the policing careers of Constable Marlon Cann and Constable Litanya Smith were celebrated... Read more of this article