LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

23 Year old Bermudian Victorious at Charity Canadian Police Boxing Event

Sat, 2019-04-27

The involvement of the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) in the sanctioned ‘Battle of the Badges II’ charity boxing event ( could not have ended on a better note, as 23 year old Dejon Benjamin representing Police Gym out-boxed his more experienced opponent John McMullan representing the home town Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) in Burlington, Ontario, Canada Friday night (April 26th).

Their fight has been deemed the fight of the night with both boxers exhibiting great ring craft and power punches. But it was young Benjamin whose power punches and ring craft won the votes of the home town judges, who unanimously awarded him the fight.

Woman in Assault Video Encouraged to Make Official Report [Updated]

Wed, 2019-04-24

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware of the video circulating that shows a well known male member of our community on a pedal cycle assaulting a woman in a car.

We would encourage that woman to make a formal complaint to the BPS thus allowing us to take action.

Help Protect Vulnerable People: Report Suspected ‘Cuckooing’

Tue, 2019-04-23

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has recently been made aware of a criminal enterprise occurring in Bermuda known as ‘cuckooing’, whereby offenders use violence and/or other unlawful means to target the homes of vulnerable people, utilising these properties for distributing illegal drugs, or to plan other serious crimes.

Members of the community most susceptible to ‘cuckooing’ are those suffering from drug/alcohol addiction, mental or physical health problems, our seniors, as well as those living in poverty with limited financial resources.

Motorcycle Passenger Hurt in Paget Collision Now Stable on General Ward

Tue, 2019-04-23

At last check this morning (April 23rd) the 42 year old female pillion passenger injured when the motorcycle she was traveling on collided with a car around 4:30pm Saturday, April 20th on South Road in Paget near the junction with White Sands Road, was recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital – after initially being admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.

The 18 year old female motorcycle rider also hurt in the collision has already been treated and discharged from the hospital.

Police Truck & Car Collide in Southampton: No Reported Injuries

Mon, 2019-04-22

Around 11:20am today (April 22nd) a collision occurred along Middle Road, Southampton in the vicinity of Evans Bay Road, involving a police truck and a car.

It appears that both vehicles were being driven in opposite directions at the time.

There were no reported injuries. However, both vehicles were damaged.

Two Men Arrested After Reported Disturbance at BAA Saturday Night

Sun, 2019-04-21

Around 10pm Saturday, April 20th a police officer was conducting a liquor licence check at the Bermuda Athletic Association (BAA) on Woodlands Road in Pembroke when a scuffle occurred between a group of men at the front of the clubhouse.

Other officers promptly attended the premises to assist in defusing the situation.

Two men, said to be 31 and 24 years old, were arrested in connection with the incident.

Two Bermuda Reserve Police Officers Honoured at Annual General Meeting

Fri, 2019-04-19

The Bermuda Reserve Police (BRP) held their Annual General Meeting last night (Thursday, April 18th) and two awards were given: Reserve of the Year and The Dawn Darby Award (for most volunteered hours in 2018).

Reserve Constable 1551 Samantha Savoury received the Reserve of the Year Award for her consistent and dedicated service, which goes above and beyond that expected of a BRP officer.



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