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March 19th, 2015
X-Factor winner Melanie Amaro to be featured in Police Week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Winner of the first season of X-Factor USA Melanie Amaro will be featured in this year’s Police Week events.

November 12th, 2014
Time served! Kevin Greaves wants his $13K from RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Yesterday November 11, 2014 in the Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo Kevin Greaves presented facts to show why the Crown has no right to be holding to $13,514 they had relieved him of during a drug bust back in November 2012.

October 8th, 2014
Alberto Rosa De La Rosa back on the waiting list for trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It will be some more months of sitting behind the bars of his prison cell at Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsum Ghut before he returns to the High Court of the Virgin Islands for his trial to get started having been extradited from the United States to face trial for alleged manslaughter.

April 28th, 2014
UPDATE: Wayne Stoutt Jr charged & granted bail in illegal gun find

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have charged the man arrested over the weekend in relation to an illegal gun find at a Great Mountain home. The man has since been granted bail and released.

April 3rd, 2014
Cadet Corps holds ‘Drill Off’ Competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An Annual Inter-Organizational ‘Drill Off’ Competition was held among members the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), the BVI Fire & Rescue Department, Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) and members of the Virgin Islands Cadet Corps (VICC) last Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Caribbean Cellars Parking Lot in Lower Estate.

January 29th, 2014
Top Cop calls questions of legal action against him ‘convoluting’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commission of Police (CoP) for the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Mr. David Morris, has made emphatically clear that he is not affected personally when a member of his police force seeks to take legal action against his office.

November 6th, 2013
Teen Charged with Aggravated Burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is reporting that it has charged Tyrell Samuels, 18, with an offence of Aggravated Burglary.

April 19th, 2013
Police officers annoyed with policy to declare assets

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It has been brought to the attention of Virgin Islands News Online that a number of police officers are taking offence to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) policy which compels them to reveal their assets- a move they are claiming is an act of the Acting Commissioner of Police David Morris.

April 19th, 2013
UPDATE: RVIPF intensifies calls for leads for unsolved murders

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - The community meeting called by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) sought to bring together residents of the 7th and 8th districts at The Stickett with the main purpose of thanking residents for their cooperation that resulted in the conviction of two men for a murder committed in the community.

February 27th, 2013
Police week essay winners receive generous prizes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Three students and a school were today presented with prizes sponsored by Harney, Westwood and Riegels as winners of the second Police Week Essay Competition.

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