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Police Receive Noise Complaints This Morning

Police Receive Noise Complaints This Morning

The police confirmed they “received a number of noise complaints as a result of the volume level of music played during an event which took place at Bernard Park in the early hours of this morning.” A police spokesperson said, “The organisers co-operated with police following requests to turn down the music in light of those complaints... Read more of this article

‘No Incidents Requiring Police Involvement’

‘No Incidents Requiring Police Involvement’

“There were no incidents requiring police involvement at the grounds,” the police said following this year’s Cup Match Classic. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] would like to congratulate the Somerset Cricket Club on winning Cup Match 2021 and retaining the coveted cup following an exciting and entertaining... Read more of this article

Video: Policing Plan For Upcoming Cup Match

Video: Policing Plan For Upcoming Cup Match

The Bermuda Police Service held a press conference today [July 26] at the St. George’s Cricket Club, discussing their policing plans for the upcoming Cup Match holiday. Police Superintendent Sean Field-Lament said, “The Bermuda Police Service is excited to be once again working with our community and partner agencies to ensure a safe and peaceful... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Start On July 23rd

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Start On July 23rd

Road sobriety checkpoints will be conducted in seven parishes from Friday, July 23rd to Sunday, August 1st. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints in 7 parishes [Hamilton parish, Smith’s parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick & Southampton] starting Friday, 23rd July through... Read more of this article

Police To Hold Community Clinic In Cedar Park

Police To Hold Community Clinic In Cedar Park

Constable James Eli, the Police Parish Constable for Devonshire, will be hosting a community clinic in Cedar Park on Saturday [July 24] from 12 noon until 2.30pm. A police spokesperson said, “Constable James Eli, Parish Constable for Devonshire, will be hosting a community clinic at Cedar Park from 12 noon until 2:30pm Saturday, 24th July 2021. “Representatives... Read more of this article

Martin Weekes To Attend Policing Course In UK

Martin Weekes To Attend Policing Course In UK

Assistant Police Commissioner Martin Weekes has been accepted to join this year’s Police Strategic Command Course [SCC] facilitated by the UK’s College of Policing. A police spokesperson said, “The SCC is policing’s most senior leadership development programme and brings together senior leaders from the UK and other overseas territories... Read more of this article

Police: Increase In Reported Burglaries In July

Police: Increase In Reported Burglaries In July

Noting there has been an “increase in reported burglaries during the first half of July, with 21 burglaries reported,” the police are advising people to “remain vigilant.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is advising residents as well as businesses to remain vigilant for suspicious activity... Read more of this article

City Extend Extra Duty Police Officer Programme

City Extend Extra Duty Police Officer Programme

The City of Hamilton has committed an extra $54,000 to fund their Extra Duty Police Officer Programme for the remainder of the year. A spokesperson said, “The City has already injected more than $57,000 into the initiative which began in October 2020 with the aim of providing high visibility policing in the area of North Hamilton. “Since... Read more of this article

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 15] to announce their new strategic plan. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 18-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: Commissioner On... Read more of this article

‘Duped Out Of A Significant Amount Of Money’

‘Duped Out Of A Significant Amount Of Money’

The police are advising seniors to not provide their banking information to unknown parties, noting that in one recent incident, a senior was contacted by an individual via WhatsApp and “the senior followed the instructions, only to be duped out of a significant amount of money.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

219 Tickets Issued Since Operation Vega Launch

219 Tickets Issued Since Operation Vega Launch

The Bermuda Police Service has issued 219 traffic tickets since the launch of “Operation Vega”, they confirmed today. The BPS said, “Operation Vega highlighting the extent of undesirable behaviour, a major cause for concern, on the island’s roads. In one instance, a driver was clocked at 109 KMH.” Reminding that “having a driver’s... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Appeal From Oswin Pereira

Court Dismisses Appeal From Oswin Pereira

The police said they welcome the “finding by the Court of Appeal in rejecting the recent application on behalf of former police officer Oswin Pereira, who was dismissed without notice in January 2020 for matters of gross misconduct.” Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley stated: “This is the second occasion the BPS have dealt with appeals... Read more of this article

Video: BPS Launch New Roads Policing Initiative

Video: BPS Launch New Roads Policing Initiative

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 6] to announce the details of a new roads policing initiative. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 18-minute replay is belowUpdate 5.05pm: A police spokesperson... Read more of this article