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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.

November 16th, 2019
SCB men charged with assault; One remanded to HM Prison

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI - Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have arrested two men from Sea Cows Bay, each charged with Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm.

November 5th, 2019
Crime rate on the decline - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews says there continues to be a backlog in the local court system as a result of the hurricanes of 2017 and an increased number of processed criminals in the territory, even while pointing to an overall decline in the crime rate of the territory.

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.

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