LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

Tractor Trailer Crash in Hamilton Parish [Updated]

Wed, 2017-11-15

Around 12:40pm Wednesday, November 15th police and first responders were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle crash along Wilkinson Avenue in Hamilton parish.

Details remain limited at this time, but the tractor trailer involved ended up off the road.

Apparently the driver was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Incident on Happy Valley Road, Pembroke

Wed, 2017-11-15

Around 8:30am today (Wednesday, November 15th) police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel and ambulance personnel responded to a report of a man barricaded inside the old Prison Headquarters building on Happy Valley Road in Pembroke.

Representatives from Government social services also attended the scene.

The man in question, believed to be 68 years old, was apparently in possession of a noxious substance and refused to leave the premises.

Fourteenth Road Fatality for 2017: Mendell Outerbridge

Fri, 2017-11-10

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can now confirm the death of 34 year old Mendell Outerbridge and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Outerbridge, said to be from Warwick, was riding a motorcycle along Middle Road, Sandys around 9:50pm on Thursday, 9th November.

Police officers were conducting laser speed checks at the time and an officer on foot signalled him to stop.

Fatal Collision on Somerset Road in Sandys Parish [Updated]

Thu, 2017-11-09

Around 9:50pm Thursday, November 9th police and first responders attended a reported serious collision in the Somerset Road, Scaur Hill Drive Sandys parish area, near the 'Lantana' property.

Initial information suggests that a male motorcyclist collided with a truck.

The rider was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance with serious injuries and sadly, was later pronounced dead.

Traffic Advisory: 2017 Remembrance Day Parade

Thu, 2017-11-09

The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the motoring public of the following traffic diversions and parking restrictions on Saturday, November 11th for the 2017 Remembrance Day parade.

Sections of roads closed to vehicular traffic from 10am until 12:30pm Saturday:

Roads Policing Unit Twitter Launch: @bps_rpu

Thu, 2017-11-09

Inspector Robert Cardwell, Officer in Charge of the Roads Policing Unit - The Bermuda Police Service Roads Policing Unit is primarily focused on working towards meeting the objectives in the Bermuda Police Service Road Safety Strategy.

Those objectives are around calming the traffic on the roads, making safer roads and saving lives. Part of meeting the strategy objectives entails using all the tools and resources available to us. This includes all advances in technology.

National Security Minister Visits Recruit Foundation Course #78

Thu, 2017-11-09

Today (Thursday, November 9th) the Minister of National Security, the Hon. Wayne M. Caines JP MP visited Bermuda Police Service (BPS) Recruit Foundation Course (RFC) #78 at Police Headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire.

RFC #78 consists of 13 recruits, 10 men and 3 women from diverse backgrounds, who are in the midst of a 14 week training programme.



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