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December 31st, 2019
More body cameras for RVIPF officers - SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Come 2020, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) with Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews at its helm, hopes to equip more police officers with body cameras.

December 26th, 2019
Several charged for driving without licence & insurance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arrests of unlicenced drivers dominated the Royal Virgin Islands Police (RVIPF) Arrest Blotter for the period, December 8 to 21, 2019.

December 24th, 2019
UPDATE: Canadian tourist was allegedly fatally injured by barge

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Canadian tourist who lost his life on Virgin Gorda on Friday, December 20, 2019 was reportedly struck by a barge while in waters off Fishers Cove.

December 21st, 2019
Unsolved: Police still hunting ‘Bushman’ killer/s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Four years after his death, detectives from the Major Crime Investigations Team at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are still seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrator/s responsible for the murder of 28-year-old David N. James aka ‘Bushman’.

December 12th, 2019
Belle Vue man remanded on drug possession charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) arrested and charged Shaquille Benjamin, of Belle Vue on December 7, 2019, for unlawful possession of a controlled drug.

December 5th, 2019
UPDATE: Eric Mathias Sr shot @ Horse Path home - RVIPF

HORSE PATH, Tortola, VI- New details are emerging about the attempted robbery and shooting that occurred in the late hours of yesterday, Wednesday, December 4, 2019, which resulted in Taxi driver Eric Mathias Sr receiving a gunshot to the abdomen.

December 5th, 2019
Jamaican cop on remand for alleged indecent assault on school girl

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that Xavier Morgan, a member of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, is now being housed at Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, for alleged indecent assault on a schoolgirl.

December 3rd, 2019
RVIPF officers complete leadership training

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) recently completed an Interview Skills and Management and Leadership for Supervisory Officers Training that took place at the Road Town Police Station from October 21 to November 15, 2019.

November 28th, 2019
'Increased patrols' for businesses this Christmas season - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police (CoP), Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is primed and ready for the 2019 holiday season with heightened police presence and will also target criminals in highly 'vulnerable' areas.

November 27th, 2019
Suspected drunk driver charged for refusing to provide urine sample

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A resident of Cane Garden Bay has been charged for refusing to provide police with a blood/urine sample after he was pulled over for driving under the influence.

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