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Memorial Procession Route for Retired Commissioner of Police Mr. Frederick ‘Penny’ Bean OBE QPM

Mon, 2018-12-17

Motorists, area businesses and members of the public are reminded that the following temporary road closure and parking restrictions will be in effect today (December 17th) for the 2pm funeral and memorial procession in remembrance of retired Commissioner of Police Mr. Frederick ‘Penny’ Bean OBE QPM (as outlined in the December 12th City of Hamilton traffic notice). Temporary traffic management measures will also be in effect to allow for the passage of the memorial procession.

Upcoming Road Sobriety Checkpoints in Six Parishes

Sun, 2018-12-16

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, December 13th) will be conducted starting this Friday, December 21st.

The checkpoints will be in effect in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton on Friday, December 21st, Saturday, December 22nd and Sunday, December 23rd.

Pedal Cyclist Sustains Serious Eye Injury [Updated]

Sat, 2018-12-15

Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place at approximately 6:39pm tonight (Saturday).

It appears that a cyclist fell off his bicycle on Dunscombe Road, Warwick and as a result, the rider has suffered a serious eye injury and the roads have been blocked off while the scene is being processed.

City of Hamilton Incident: Two Students Arrested, One Officer Injured

Fri, 2018-12-14

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware of the video footage being circulated around social media showing police interaction with a group of students and it is not a complete characterization of everything that took place.

For context, around 4:10pm Thursday, December 13th Police Support Unit (PSU) officers were on patrol in the City of Hamilton after a report of an altercation involving school students.

Condolence Book for Former Commissioner of Police Frederick Bean

Thu, 2018-12-13

The passing of former Commissioner of Police Frederick “Penny” Bean OBE QPM represents a monumental loss for the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) and the local community at large.

To pay honour and respect to the first Bermudian Commissioner of Police, a number of tributes have been organised within the BPS and publicly to celebrate his life and legacy.

Driver Injured in North Shore Road Crash Admitted to ICU

Wed, 2018-12-12

At last check this afternoon (December 12th) the driver injured in a single vehicle car crash on North Shore Road in Pembroke near the north gate of Government House – believed to be a 49 year old Warwick man – was listed in critical but stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

The 49 year old was hurt when the car he was driving struck a wall at 10:08am Wednesday.

Bermuda Police Service Christmas Road Safety Message

Tue, 2018-12-11

Chief Inspector Robert Cardwell – The Bermuda Police Service wishes to take this opportunity to remind the public that use of the roads in a safe manner is the responsibility of all. The Christmas Season does not diminish this responsibility in any way.

The Christmas Season is upon us. It is a time for celebration and get-togethers. House parties and office parties are scheduled. With these parties comes alcohol consumption. Bermuda continues to have an average of 1 fatality a month.

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