Ever since the early 1970s, guns have been banned in Bermuda. Today, only certain members of the police force have authorisation to use handguns. But this ban wasn’t enough to keep guns off the streets and although the country is relatively safe for the thousands who holiday here, gang violence has created a criminal culture on parts of the island. This has led to gun crime becoming a common problem. Let’s have a closer look at all you need to know about gun crime in Bermuda. Gang-related

Usually, the mention of Bermuda conjures up visions of white, luxurious beaches and crystal clear water. And that’s pretty spot on. The island is a beautiful place to be, which is why in 2022 it welcomed nearly 120,000 tourists! From the population of around 64,000, about 20% are expats. Whether you’re thinking of joining them or already living in Bermuda, you may want to know how safe it is. After all, even the most beautiful of places can have hidden dangers. Read on to find out

With the official start of summer almost here, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware that a variety of public events are scheduled, at both outdoor and indoor venues, which may involve the sale and consumption of alcohol. Bearing that in mind, the BPS offers the following advice to residents and visitors planning to attend any upcoming social gatherings. Don’t drive, ride or operate a watercraft while intoxicated. Don’t let your drink out of sight and don’t consume any drink left unattended. Have a plan

The Bermuda Police Service urges business owners and other members of the public to be alert when conducting transactions in $U.S. notes. There have been recently confirmed reports of counterfeit $U.S. notes being used by individuals to purchase items at local establishments. The counterfeit notes detected have been in the following denominations: U.S. $100 with serial number DB66688803Z U.S. $50 with serial number PC 07801761A U.S. $20 with serial number PF847172451 U.S. $10 with serial number GL64739922A However, it should be noted that the counterfeit currency currently in circulation may not

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is still seeking the assistance of the public in the investigation of 29-year-old Marco Warren’s tragic death. A BPS Family Liaison Officer continues to provide support to Mr. Warren’s loved ones. As always, the BPS is grateful for members of the public who have already shared any information. We are encouraging anyone who was traveling on North Shore Road from Flatts to Blue Hole Hill between 3:00am and 3:15am on Sunday the 14th of May to please make contact with the

Bermuda is a place that usually conjures up images of sun, sea and relaxation. While this isn’t far from the truth, the island is also suffering from a growing gang problem. To combat the fear, crime and disruption this brings to Bermuda’s communities, the government has launched a ‘Stop the Violence’ campaign for 2023. Read on to find out more about the problem and how the programme will help. Violence in Bermuda Historically, Bermuda has not been a dangerous country. But in the last two decades, gang-related

Today is the seventh year anniversary of the murder of Patrick Dill. Mr. Dill was shot to death as he left his residence on Crossland Lane, Pembroke, and was about to get into his car to go to a party. This was about 10:35 p.m. on Saturday 21st May, 2016. This was a senseless murder that took the life of Patrick, who at the time was 26 years-old and was in the prime of his life. Detective Inspector Jason Smith is renewing the appeal for

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