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November 5th, 2019
RVIPF officers complete ‘close protection training’ in Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda– Eight officers from the Armed Response Unit of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have successfully completed a six-week Close Protection Training Course in Bermuda and, according to Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews, the training will equip the force to provide broader range of policing responses.

November 2nd, 2019
RVIPF to soon relocate from above RiteWay Pasea

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will finally re-locate from above the bakery at the Riteway Food Markets location in Pasea Estate, after having been there since around January of 2018.

November 1st, 2019
RVIPF pleads with public to help solve October 2018 murders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is pledging confidentiality as it solicits the assistance from members of the public with information that would lead them to apprehend the killers in two unsolved murders and an attempted murder which occurred in October 2018.

October 29th, 2019
Jacqueline E. Vanterpool @ helm of RVIPF would be a 'fantastic story'- CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Superintendent at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool having some 27 years of service under her belt and now a place in the UK College of Policing’s prestigious Strategic Command Course (SCC), many have been speculating whether she is being primed to become the next local Commissioner of Police.

October 29th, 2019
UPDATE: VG drug bust a joint effort between VI & USVI authorities- RVIPF

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The major drug bust on Virgin Gorda on Sunday, October 27, 2019 was a joint operation between the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) authorities.

October 28th, 2019
Unlawful sex with underage girls 'a worrying trend'- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the Virgin Islands (VI) has seen an overall reduction of recorded sexual offences over the past months, Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews says the territory continues to see an increase in Unlawful Sexual Intercourse involving underage girls in particular.

October 26th, 2019
Hope Hill woman charged for Cruelty to Child

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI - Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have arrested a Shanti Byran, 47, of Hope Hill for Cruelty to Child before placing her on bail in the amount of $5,000.

October 19th, 2019
HM Prisoner charge with Assault, Escaping Lawful Custody

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI - Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have arrested and charged Kyle Baronville, a Prisoner at Her Majesty’s Prison for 3 counts of Assault of a Prison Officer and Assault on a Police Officer.

October 12th, 2019
Supt Vanterpool selected for prestigious UK training programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Superintendent at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool has been successful in her application to undertake the UK College of Policing’s prestigious Strategic Command Course (SCC) and will now head to the UK to undertake the course.

October 4th, 2019
Purcell Estate man charged with Aggravated Burglary, Assault & Trespassing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police arrested and charged Alquimedes Rabsatt, 41 of Purcell Estate on September 22, 2019, for Aggravated Burglary, Armed with an Offensive Weapon, Common Assault and Criminal Trespass.

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