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

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

Neighbourhood Watch schemes have become instrumental in giving people a sense of control, safety and togetherness. Providing extra ‘eyes and ears’ for a community, these schemes have a number of benefits, from allaying fears to building a community spirit. Read on to find out more. 1. Preventing local crime and disorder Information is the essential ingredient when it comes to neighbourhood watch groups. Whether it’s a concerned community member contacting Crime Stoppers or neighbours spreading the latest on robberies in the area – keeping everyone informed

It’s been proven that displaying security signs can reduce the chances of crime. A study carried out by the Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice (RSCJ) concluded that security signs, which show properties have alarms, greatly affect a criminal’s decision to target a particular property or carry out a crime. So not only would potential intruders move on from their intended target, they aren’t likely to try again nearby instead, leading to lower crime rates in the neighbourhood. What types of crime can be deterred? Crime such

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We are a registered Bermuda charity (No. 410) helping law enforcement to locate criminals and help solve crimes. We have an anonymous 24-hour Hotline phone number, 800-8477 (TIPS), that people can call to pass on information about crime; alternatively people can send us information anonymously via our Anonymous Online Form. You don’t have to give your name or any of your personal details. We do not trace calls or track IP addresses.

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