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Deputy Commissioner Designate Graduates UK Strategic Command Course

Fri, 2019-03-22

Deputy Commissioner Designate Mr. Darrin Simons, today graduated from the prestigious Strategic Command Course (SCC) n the UK.

He received his graduation certificate from the Course Director, Chief Constable Dee Collins, Chief Executive of the College of Policing Mr. Mike Cunningham and the UK Home Secretary Mr. Sajid Javid.

The SCC course, which began in January 2019 and put delegates through a comprehensive programme of learning including business and finance skills, ethical leadership and command training, seeks to prepare candidates for roles as Chief Officers in the UK and other international police forces.

Sudden Death of 61 Year Old Keith Peniston

Fri, 2019-03-22

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 61 year old Mr. Keith Peniston and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Peniston – said to be of no fixed abode – was found barely conscious, lying on Parliament Street near the junction with Front Street around 9:30pm Wednesday, March 20th by police officers on mobile patrol in the City of Hamilton.

Sudden Death of 61 Year Old Man in the City of Hamilton [Updated]

Thu, 2019-03-21

Around 9:30pm Wednesday, March 20th police officers on mobile patrol in the City of Hamilton found a 61 year old man barely conscious, lying on Parliament Street near the junction with Front Street.

The man, believed to be of no fixed abode, was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, but sadly later pronounced dead.

Identification of the deceased is anticipated in due course, pending the necessary next of kin notification.

Upcoming Road Sobriety Checkpoints: March 22nd – 24th

Mon, 2019-03-18

The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints (as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Thursday, March 14th) will be conducted starting this Friday, March 22nd.

The checkpoints will be in effect in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton on Friday, March 22nd, Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th.

Recruit Foundation Course 79 Passing Out Parade

Sun, 2019-03-17

At 4pm Friday, March 15th the Passing Out Parade for Recruit Foundation Course 79 took place at Police Headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire. In attendance at the ceremony were several dignitaries including:

His Excellency, The Governor, Mr. John Rankin CMG

Minister of National Security the Hon. Wayne M. Caines JP MP

Official Launch of Parish Constables & Community CID Officers

Fri, 2019-03-15

The official launch of the Parish Constables and community Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers (West & East) was held 5:30pm Thursday, March 14th at Police Headquarters in Prospect Devonshire.

Dignitaries on hand for the official launch included His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John Rankin CMG, the Minister of National Security the Hon. Wayne M. Caines JP MP and the Commissioner of Police Mr. Stephen Corbishley – as well as community partners, family and friends.

Attempted Robbery at Bo’s Lawn & Gardening in Warwick

Wed, 2019-03-13

Approximately 2pm today (March 13th) police officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery at Bo’s Lawn and Gardening, Middle Road, Warwick.

The suspect did not display a weapon nor obtain any items. He was challenged by the 33 year old male owner and a struggle ensued on premises.

The suspect broke free and subsequently ran off.

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