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April 11th, 2024
Joint VI Law Enforcement Marine Base officially rebuilt

ROAD REEF, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has announced the successful completion of the Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Marine Base, a project that was jointly funded by the Government of the Virgin Islands and the UK Government through the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

April 10th, 2024
Police charge 2 for firearm offences, 4 for burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Seantroy Hanley and Jahkeema Charles were charged with keeping a firearm without a licence, among other charges, while Deron Antoine, Marvin Gumbs, Wendy Hendricks and Alex Moore were charged with burglary between March 2 and March 31, 2024.

April 9th, 2024
Fugitive Jamal Freeman aka 'Uncle' captured

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has apprehended Jamal Freeman, who has been wanted since January 1, 2024.

April 6th, 2024
Vehicle collision slows traffic @ Great Mountain on Tortola

GREAT MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into our news center is that there was an accident this morning, Saturday, April 6, 2024, around 10:00 am in the Great Mountain area of Tortola.

March 28th, 2024
Willock says RVIPF needs auditing & assessment on handling crime

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Julian Willock says, as it relates to crime in the VI, millions of dollars continues to go into the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and, as such, an assessment of the force needs to be conducted.

March 25th, 2024
RVIPF Marine Shore Base to be renamed

ROAD REEF, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Marine Shore Base at Road Reef is to be renamed.

March 24th, 2024
Romaine Baird charged for financial crimes; $40K bail granted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Romaine Baird, 34, of Pasea Estate, has been charged with Theft, Obtaining Property by Deception, and Possession of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct.

March 21st, 2024
RVIPF has resources to fight gun crime but needs strategy- Hon Mather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Opposition Members in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) have slammed the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) as having enough resources to fight crime but lacking a strategy to get the job done.

March 20th, 2024
RVIPF’s delay in providing police reports frustrating individuals- Lorna E. Tom

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following numerous complaints by members of the public and after experiencing first-hand the length of time it sometimes takes for police reports on traffic accidents to be processed, a member of the public has written to the Commissioner of Police Mark Collins to rectify the issue.

March 13th, 2024
Jamal S. Smith may have been shot & killed since Monday night- RVIPF

MANUEL HILL, Tortola, VI– Attorney Jamal S. Smith may have been killed since Monday evening, March 11, 2024, as police had received a report of a shooting in Manuel Reef since then.

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