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June 9th, 2019
Community Policing collapsed in aftermath of 2017 hurricanes- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Community policing, or community-oriented policing, is a strategy of policing that focuses on building ties and working closely with members of the communities.

June 8th, 2019
'RVIPF let schools handle internal disturbances' – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the number of juvenile crime cases in the territory on a sharp decline, Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews has revealed that schools are allowed to handle internal juvenile disturbances rather than turning to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for action.

May 24th, 2019
Security plan set for 2019 hurricane season - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As preparations continue for the upcoming 2019 hurricane season in the Virgin Islands (VI), Governor Augustus J. U Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ has indicated that a security plan is already in place in the event of a hurricane hitting the territory, which could result in things getting out of hand.

May 13th, 2019
Hundreds descend on RT Police Station for Police Clearance Certificates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Department of Immigration prepares to receive applications from persons residing 15 years or more in the territory and wishing to regularise themselves through the Government's ‘fast track initiative’, which closes on May 31, 2019, the rush is on to get the necessary required documents, including police clearance certificate.

May 10th, 2019
‘Not a lot of positive things said about RVIPF since Irma’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) now has a book that encapsulates the “Irma experiences” of its officers.

May 3rd, 2019
UPDATE: 'I will seek to continue to drive crime down'- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his reappointment for two more years at the head the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews aka ‘Mick’ says he is delighted to be offered the opportunity to serve in the capacity once more, given the developmental needs of the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 7th, 2019
RVIPF wants 15 new recruits for 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is seeking 15 young, indigenous men and women to join its ranks in 2019.

March 25th, 2019
RVIPF ranks to be outfitted with ‘body cameras’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Force (RVIPF), will soon be using body-worn closed circuit cameras for front-line officers.

March 5th, 2019
‘Investigation into ESHS Wall continues’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his devastating defeat in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), many are questioning what will happen to the investigation launched by the Police into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School Wall (ESHS) commissioned by former Legislator, Myron V. Walwyn.

January 31st, 2019
Khori T. Prince back in lock down; charged with Mi Amor Jewellery Burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on January 18, 2019, that Police announced that Mr Khori T. Prince escaped while he was in police custody.


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