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September 4th, 2016
Focus on recruiting more locals into RVIPF- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host Doug Wheatley is urging Police Commissioner Mr Michael ‘Mick’ Matthews, to focus on getting more locals into the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) rather than just increasing the numbers.

September 1st, 2016
HM Customs makes ‘unpopular’ move to protect VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Her Majesty Customs of the Virgin Islands has taken a number of steps to minimise the potential entry of criminals, firearms and illegal substances into the territory.

July 22nd, 2016
E.G. Maduro blasts hypocrisy in Gov’t over hiring of UK nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One talk show host has blasted what he refers to as “hypocrisy within the Government” following conflicting statements made by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), regarding citizens of the United Kingdom taking up high ranking positions in the Virgin Islands.

May 4th, 2016
Residents find burglar hiding in bathroom!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are responding with positive action to a slight rise in the number of burglaries on Tortola with two suspected burglars charged this week.

December 29th, 2015
More police presence as Joe R. Biden visits St Croix for New Year’s

VI CONSORTIUM

ST CROIX, USVI — It is well documented that Vice President Joe R. Biden loves St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI). He makes multiple visits to the island annually, and it has become somewhat of a tradition for the US Government’s second in command to ring in the New Year on the bigger of the three islands.

November 19th, 2015
T&T steps up security in light of possible ISIS threat

THE DAILY OBSERVER

PORT OF SPAIN, T&T- Trinidad and Tobago is tightening security and is continuing to liaise with the United States as it responds to possible acts of terrorism by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), National Security Minister retired major General Edmund Dillon has said.

September 25th, 2015
Repair works on West End Police Station completed

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Residents on the western end of Tortola will continue to receive essential law-enforcement services and a more visible police presence following the completion of works on the West End Police station.

May 18th, 2015
Theft of boat parts on the rise- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are encouraging boat owners to ensure there is security around their vessels and around areas where engines are kept as there has been a rise in theft of boat parts.

March 17th, 2015
New court rules questionable

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a long discussion among several persons gathered at the Magistrate’s Court in John’s Hole yesterday afternoon, March 16, 2015 as they waited for over an hour after the scheduled 2:00pm start. The topic was about the sudden restricted parking rules in the fenced space of the court.

February 19th, 2015
‘Protect us against hardened criminals’ - Jurors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It is a sight to see the crammed situation that exists in the halls of the High Court room especially when jurors are called for possible selection and at their most recent appearance some expressed their concerns with this news site.

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