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December 19th, 2023
Police Welfare Chairman distances self from CoP Collins removal petition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chief Inspector attached to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and the current Chairman of the Police Welfare Association (PWA) Mr Dean S. Robin has now distanced himself from a petition for the removal of Commissioner of Police (CoP), Mr Mark Collins as the head of the RVIPF, despite reportedly signing the petition.

December 14th, 2023
Witch-hunt continues? Wade N. Smith arrested & charged with Breach of Trust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being sent home for no reason over a year ago, leading to him taking court action against the government, it was yesterday Wednesday, December 13, 2023, that United Kingdom (UK) police officers arrested and charged Mr Wade N. Smith, the Commissioner of Customs, with one count of Breach of Trust in a Public Office.

December 13th, 2023
Petition accuses CoP Collins of promoting ‘cronies’ over qualified officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As part of some 55 damning allegations made against Commissioner of Police Mark Collins in a petition signed by some 30 persons, including officers in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), the Commissioner has been accused on promoting "his cronies" in top positions in the RVIPF.

December 12th, 2023
55 allegations made against CoP Collins; Petition launched for his removal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A petition signed by some 30 persons in the Virgin Islands, including officers in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), is calling for the removal of the Commissioner of Police Mark Collins from office, with the justification being 55 damning allegations made against him.

December 8th, 2023
RVIPF clamping down on unlicensed & uninsured motorists in December

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is reminding the motoring public that it is illegal to operate a vehicle that is unlicensed and uninsured on any public road.

December 7th, 2023
38-year-old Manchester woman arrested & charged with theft

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 38-year-old woman identified as Melissa Logan of the Machester area on Tortola was on November 17, 2023, arrested and charged with theft. She was granted bail in the sum of $5,000 to appear at the Magistrate’s Court on January 15, 2024.

December 1st, 2023
Kempes Nicholls, Mikhail Howe & David Baronville charged for burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In response to a series of burglaries plaguing both residential dwellings and businesses in Road Town over the past two weeks, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has arrested and charged at least three persons.

December 1st, 2023
UPDATE: Verne Forbes Jr charged for recent stabbing incident in SCB

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has said it has charged a man in relation to the stabbing incident in Sea Cows Bay on Sunday, November 19, 2023.

November 23rd, 2023
Hon Penn supports ‘independent review’ of RVIPF ‘from the head come down’

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is supporting calls for an independent review of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) amidst allegations of corruption, including against Commissioner of Police (CoP) Mark Collins.

November 16th, 2023
'If police alone could make VI safe, then US would be the safest place’- Bishop Cline

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Former senior pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline says the police alone cannot make the Virgin Islands safe, rather it is the people who must come together and play a part for the good of the community.

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