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February 6th, 2015
RVIPF focuses on reducing domestic incidents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is campaigning with other stakeholders to reduce the number of incidences of domestic violence during the month of February.

January 13th, 2015
Is CoP David Morris interfering in an independent investigation?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was late last year 2014 when Government announced that United Kingdom law enforcement officers were in the territory to conduct an independent investigation over alleged corruption in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

January 7th, 2015
Only 20% of Police Force are Virgin Islanders- David Morris

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the fact that Virgin Islanders are a minority in their homeland, it appears now that this is also reflected in every vital institution in the territory.

November 28th, 2014
CoP Morris denies waiver to officer despite court ruling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We will be giving him until next Wednesday, (December 3, 2014) to provide us with the reasons for his denial of the waiver and based on what he has as the reasons we will decide on the next course of action,” said Attorney at Law Mr Ruggles Ferguson who has been step by step with Police Officer (PO) Nicholas Tranquille in his quest for justice denied by Commissioner of Police (CoP) David Morris.

November 11th, 2014
UPDATE: Tranquille wins case against CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Justice Nicole Byer has today November 11, 2014 ruled and her decision came in favour of Police Officer (PO) Mr Nicholas Tranquille who had taken the Commissioner of Police (CoP) Mr David Morris to court for reversal of rank.

October 10th, 2014
UPDATE: Police say 4 officers interdicted from duty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following this news site’s reporting of the submission to the Governor a petition signed by over 50 percent of officers on the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force calling for an investigation into corruption, the Police today October 10, 2014 announced that four officers who had been sent on compulsory leave have now been interdicted from duty.

August 2nd, 2014
William B. McCleary Out! John S. Duncan In! as VI Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - It was on August 1, 2014 that the United Kingdom appointed Governor of the Virgin Islands William B. McCleary departed the Overseas Territory after almost four years as a civil servant in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). His rank was Governor.

April 28th, 2014
PO Tranquille hearing for May 21, 2014

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Attorney at Law Mr Ruggles Ferguson who is representing Police Officer Nicholas Tranquille in the civil case against Commissioner of Police David Morris has confirmed that the hearing will commence on May 21, 2014.

April 10th, 2014
VG residents call for cadet programme

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Gorda are claiming that the absence of certain disciplined programmes can lend to the rise in crime and youths getting involved in illegal activities on the island and as such they have made a loud call for the return of the Cadet Programme.

April 4th, 2014
VG residents join consultative group

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Given their desire to do whatever is deemed possible to bring the communities of Virgin Gorda even closer as one people looking out for each other, residents there have jumped at the opportunity to form a community consultative group.

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