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Investigation Regarding Man's Death in Sandys Parish House Fire [Updated]

Thu, 2018-11-01

Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of a 66 year old man who died as a result of a fire that took place at 33 Scott’s Hill in Sandys today (Thursday).

A full investigation has commenced with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the Bermuda Police Service. No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified.

No Major Incidents of Anti-Social Behaviour Reported Over Halloween

Thu, 2018-11-01

Police officers conducted high visibility patrols throughout the island during Halloween and overnight, responding to various calls for service. However, there were no significant incidents of anti-social behaviour reported.

79 Year Old Female Pedestrian Struck by Taxi on Cobbs Hill Road

Around 8pm Wednesday, October 31st police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported collision involving a pedestrian on Cobbs Hill Road in Warwick near the junction with the Railway Trail.

Official Public Unveiling of BPS Cancer Awareness Tribute Vehicle

Wed, 2018-10-31

An official public unveiling of the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) Tribute Vehicle highlighting cancer awareness took place at 12 noon today (October 31st) in front of City Hall in the City of Hamilton.

At the event brief remarks were provided by Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley, BPS Superintendent Na’imah Astwood, BPS Constable Linnell Williams (who suggested the idea), BPS Constable Nigel Richardson (who spoke to men’s prostate cancer awareness) and CEO of the Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre Mrs. Lynne Woolridge.

Public Transportation Plan for Both Public High Schools on Halloween

Tue, 2018-10-30

Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police James Howard – After discussion with the Director of the Department of Public Transportation, the Bermuda Police Service has been assured that the bus schedule for both public high schools on Wednesday, October 31st (Halloween) will remain consistent with the official schedule.

The Deputy Principal of Cedarbridge Academy and the Principal of The Berkeley Institute are aware of this initiative, which will assist in transporting students to their destinations in a more timely fashion and reduce the opportunity for students to congregate at the City of Hamilton bus terminal.

Deborah Corbishley Supports BPS Cancer Awareness Initiative

Tue, 2018-10-30

Deborah Corbishley, Wife of the Commissioner of Police - I wholeheartedly support the Bermuda Police Service’s message to increase breast cancer awareness. Other businesses have been doing the same. People may ask why so much publicity when there are other illnesses people suffer from.

The reason is one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. This means it is very likely someone you know will be facing this disease. It can be due to a number of lifestyle factors such as alcohol, obesity, hereditary to name but a few, some of which we can personally identify with.

Investigation Continues Regarding Harbour Road Stabbing Incident

Tue, 2018-10-30

The Bermuda Police Service is continuing to investigate the circumstances regarding the attempted robbery and serious assault of a 43 year old man that occurred on Harbour Road in Paget near the junction with Valley Road around 2:53am Tuesday, October 23rd which left the Paget resident hospitalised with stab wounds.

Once again detectives would like to thank those persons who have already made contact with police – but remain interested in speaking with anyone who has:

Policing Plan & Safety Advice for Halloween

Mon, 2018-10-29

Halloween is fast approaching and on Wednesday, October 31st many children and adults will dress up in costumes to enjoy a host of activities across the island. Typically children taking part in the festivities will go door to door to collect candy and adults will also gather at a variety of private Halloween functions.

Patrons attending Halloween parties are asked to act in a responsible manner. Carefully consider your options and the consequences. If you intend on consuming alcohol – please, do not make the mistake of driving whilst impaired. Poor choices can have long term ramifications.

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