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Video: Police Hold Press Conference

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [May 11] addressing yesterday’s incident at a Warwick eatery. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Yesterday the police said that around 1:10pm, they “received numerous 911 calls regarding a male with a firearm... Read more of this article

Reminder: Riders U/18 Cannot Tow A Passenger

Reminder: Riders U/18 Cannot Tow A Passenger

“It should be noted that riders under 18 cannot carry or ‘tow’ a passenger and cannot be on the roads between 1am and 5am,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “The Roads Policing Unit [RPU] continues their efforts to educate the public and appropriately enforce the island’s traffic laws, with a timely reminder to riders... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Body Found In St George’s

Police Confirm Body Found In St George’s

[Updating] The police are responding to an incident in the St George’s area today [May 5], with multiple police vehicles and officers on scene, and crime scene tape visible.  We expect, not know, that the police will likely give a press statement from the scene, and we will update as able.Update: The police confirmed the “discovery of... Read more of this article

BPS: 538 Traffic Tickets In Last Two Weeks

BPS: 538 Traffic Tickets In Last Two Weeks

The police issued “538 tickets for various traffic offences during the last two weeks,” and “over 1000 vehicles were stopped during Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint exercises this past weekend.” A police spokesperson said, “With Operation Vega remaining in place, 538 tickets were issued for various traffic offences during the last... Read more of this article

Minister & Secretary Visit Police Departments

Minister & Secretary Visit Police Departments

Minister of National Security Michael Weeks and Permanent Secretary Chris Farrow visited several departments across the Bermuda Police Service. The police posted the images below online, and said, “Thursday 28th April 2022, Minister of National Security Mr. Michael Weeks, JP MP and the Permanent Secretary Mr. Chris Farrow visited several departments... Read more of this article

BPS: “Two Reports Of Robbery Against Visitors”

BPS: “Two Reports Of Robbery Against Visitors”

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [April 28], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 10-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.00pm: Acting Chief Inspector Kenten Trott of the Community Policing Division... Read more of this article

15 Police Officers Attend Investigating Course

15 Police Officers Attend Investigating Course

Fifteen police officers recently attended and completed a two weeks Senior Investigating Officers [SIO] course, held at the Police Training School, Prospect. The Bermuda Police Service posted the photo below online, saying, “The program forms part of the Bermuda Police Service initiative to invest in the continued development of investigators, and... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On April 29

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On April 29

According to today’s Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, April 29th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton.Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2022 [PDF here]Related StoriesRoad Sobriety Checkpoints... Read more of this article

BPS: ‘No Major Incidents At Events’ Over Holiday

BPS: ‘No Major Incidents At Events’ Over Holiday

Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons thanked the public as there were “no major incidents reported” at any of the events held over the Easter holiday, and he also thanked the “various Community Clubs and Sports Clubs, which organised these very well attended social gatherings and worked with us.”Commissioner Simons said, “In... Read more of this article

Laws & Gill Attends Gold Commander Training

Laws & Gill Attends Gold Commander Training

[Updated] Police Superintendent Jerome Laws and Royal Bermuda Regiment Major Preston Gill attended a Multi-Agency Gold Incident Command [MAGIC] workshop in Miami, Florida. A police spokesperson said, “As the Bermuda Police Service seeks to ensure continued best practice throughout its ranks, Superintendent, Jerome Laws, recently attended a Multi-Agency... Read more of this article

Reduction In Collisions In 2022 First Quarter

Reduction In Collisions In 2022 First Quarter

Operation Vega appears to have had an impact as there has been “a reduction in collisions,” the police said today. Chief Inspector Robert Cardwell, from the Police Tactical Support Division, said, “We can now report that Operation Vega appears to have taken hold of collision statistics. We reported a reduction in collisions by as many... Read more of this article

Police Plan A “Noticeable Increase In Patrols”

Police Plan A “Noticeable Increase In Patrols”

“In the wake of recent firearms violence, we have created a surge capacity” and this “will create a noticeable increase in patrols, visibility and engagement,” Assistant Police Commissioner Antoine Daniels said. This follows after a week of gun violence which has sadly resulted in the deaths of two young men, 24-year-old Che... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Alfred Brookes

Police Confirm Death Of Alfred Brookes

The police have now confirmed the death of 69-year-old Alfred Brookes after he was found unresponsive in the water off Penhurst Park dock on Monday [April 4]. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 69-year-old Alfred Brookes and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Brookes... Read more of this article