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Weekend Police Activity

Mon, 2015-01-26

Over the weekend police officers arrested three people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme (STEP) continues.

Officers also arrested 18 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.

2015 BPS Road Safety Strategy

Tue, 2015-01-20

Commissioner of Police, Michael A. DeSilva: Much has been published in the media recently about the number of road traffic collisions in Bermuda. The reports have included the tragic deaths of 16 motorists in 2014 and 2 in the first month of 2015. They have included observations about the long term effects of serious injuries resulting from collisions, the costs attached to healthcare and insurance, and the high number of collisions relative to the size of our population.

Weekend Police Activity

Mon, 2015-01-19

Over the weekend police officers arrested six people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme (STEP) continues.

Officers also arrested 12 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.

BPS Receives CableVision Community Service Award

Sun, 2015-01-18

On behalf of the Commissioner of Police, the BPS Public & Media Relations Unit is proud to announce that the Bermuda Police Service was recognized ‘for going beyond the call of duty to protect and serve the Island and its people’ with a Community Service Award at last night’s 10th annual CableVision ‘Salute to Service’ banquet.

Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva was on hand at the event, themed ‘Service Above Self’, to receive the award at the Fairmont Southampton Resort - along with several other police officers representing various aspects of policing.

Ninth Annual Paul Marsden Memorial Rugby Game Sunday

Fri, 2015-01-16

The 9th Annual Paul Marsden Memorial Rugby game will be taking place this Sunday 18th January 2015 at 3:30pm at National Sports Complex south pitch.

As a reminder Paul Marsden was Police Constable 2206 who tragically died on the rugby field while playing rugby for the Bermuda Police Rugby Club against Mariners RFC on 22nd January 2006.

Reported Two Vehicle Collision in Devonshire

Fri, 2015-01-16

Around 4:15pm on Thursday, January 15th first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on South Road in Devonshire, in the area of Kent Avenue and Tee Street.

It appears that a motorcycle was being ridden along South Road and a car was exiting Kent Avenue when the vehicles collided.

Official Opening of the BPS Occupational Health Unit (OHU)

Wed, 2015-01-14

Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Wright - Although policing can be a hugely satisfying and rewarding form of public service, it can also be stressful, exhausting and otherwise challenging for all police officers, reserve police and support staff.

The BPS has made progress in recent years to place more emphasis on wellness support for our staff and today, the official opening of the new Occupational Health Unit (OHU) represents a significant leap forwards in terms of elevating the importance of that support.

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