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Jet Ski Inicident in Waters Off Somerset [Updated]

Thu, 2019-08-22

Around 2:10pm Thursday, August 22nd police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a Jet Ski incident in waters off Somerset.

Details are limited at this time.

However, early information indicates that a female visitor who was apparently a passenger on a Jet Ski fell off and became unresponsive during a tour.

BPS Officer Wins Silver Medal at 2019 World Police & Fire Games

Wed, 2019-08-21

The Bermuda Police Service was represented by three officers at the 2019 World Police & Fire Games that were recently held in Chengdu, China from August 9th – 18th.

Constable Jeana Jones ran in the five kilometre cross country event, Constable Kyle Godfrey competed in three track and field events: the 100 metres, 400 metres and long jump, while Constable Ralshon Douglas participated in ten pin bowling.

Residents: Be Wary of New Social Media Scam & Recurring Phishing Scams

Wed, 2019-08-21

The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a new social media scam currently in circulation that has already deceived at least three people locally this week.

Residents are recruited through an Instagram account belonging to a person purporting to be Jessie_Jae_Allen, that solicits the transfer of no less than $200 to Jamaica via Blue Nile Services, an agent of Western Union.

Police Respond to Report of Suspicious Activity on Court Street

Wed, 2019-08-21

Around 8:15pm Tuesday, August 20th police received a report of suspicious activity on Court Street in the City of Hamilton.

Officers responded and conducted a search of the immediate area.

However, the report could not be substantiated.

Constable Krishna Singh New Southampton Parish Constable

Tue, 2019-08-20

Constable Krishna Singh has been appointed the new Parish Constable for Southampton.

Sergeant Cerepha Bridgeman, the previous Parish Constable for Southampton, was recently promoted from Constable to Sergeant and expressed her gratitude to the residents of Southampton for their support during her time as Parish Constable.

Joint Agency Command Centre Contributed to Safer Cup Match 2019

Mon, 2019-08-19

Cup Match 2019, held at the St. George’s Cricket Club (SGCC), was the first to feature a Joint Agency Command Centre where the host club as well as representatives from the Ministry of National Security, Bermuda Police Service (BPS), Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service, Royal Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Hospitals Board, Department of Health (Environmental Health Section), Department of Planning, St. John Ambulance and SAS Protection Services worked together to ensure the 117th annual cricket classic was as safe as possible.

Residents Warned to Remain Vigilant Regarding Telephone Scams

Mon, 2019-08-19

The Bermuda Police Service is once again reminding residents to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain money, personal information and other sensitive data.

A report was received earlier this afternoon (Monday, August 19th) of calls – which disconnect after two rings – received from a telephone number that appears to originate in the African country of Chad.

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