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A crime is typically deemed to be “solved” by the police when an arrest has been made and a suspect has been charged with the crime. This is often referred to as a ‘clearance by arrest’.  It can be argued a conviction is not necessary for a crime to be...

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Bermudians Be On Your Best Behaviour!

Spun Gold Studios are on the islands of Bermuda recording the work of the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) and Royal Bermuda Regiment Coastguard (RBRC). The film has apparently been appointed by the BBC – generally known for their professionalism and independent reporting. It remains to be seen what is produced...

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Toy Guns – Panic, Potential Arrest or More Severe Consequences.

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has issued an urgent warning concerning the public display of realistic toy guns. There are significant risks associated with carrying toy guns that resemble real firearms. Read more here. The FIREARMS ACT 1973 can be found here. It is not explained how such a realistic...

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‘Up To’ $5,000 Reward For A Firearm – Derisory?

05/2024: Following a spate of shootings, Crime Stoppers reminds people that they are offering a reward of ’up to’ $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction, or the seizure of a firearm. It is not known whether, since the appeal/reward was introduced some 3 years ago, any...

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Bermuda’s Wild West

The island’s (still) notorious Court Street that commences (or ends – subject to your perception)  at Front Street where cruise ships dock, sees yet another firearms incident.  This time multiple gunshots result in a single victim, with a leg injury. The National Security Minister Renee Ming is claimed to have...

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