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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.

November 6th, 2023
UPDATE: Shooting victim identified as 25-year-old Julio Rivera

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The man who was gunned down in a parking lot along DeCastro Street this morning, November 6, 2023, has been identified as 25-year-old Julio Rivera, a resident of Purcell Estate.

November 4th, 2023
Ministry working with RVIPF to enhance safety in schools – Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education, Youth Affairs & Sports, Hon Sharie B. de Castro has reaffirmed the Ministry of Education’s commitment to keeping schools in the Virgin Islands secured along with maintaining discipline in educational institutions.

November 2nd, 2023
Burglars targeting electronic devices- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is urging the public to remain vigilant for individuals selling stolen items, as it continues to be concerned about the spike in burglaries on both commercial and residential properties.

October 31st, 2023
UPDATE: Chloe Fontaine found!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has informed that missing teen Chloe Fontaine has been found.

October 31st, 2023
Burglary & theft among arrest matters for Oct 8-29, 2023- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has published its Arrest Blotter for the period October 8 - 29, 2023.

October 31st, 2023
2 charged after drugs found in vehicle @ Fat Hogs Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two young men, including an 18-year-old, are facing drugs and firearm charges, after officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) intercepted a suspicious vehicle after 11:00 PM on October 28, 2023, while on routine patrol in the Fat Hog’s Bay area.

October 30th, 2023
Aleem Fahie slapped with drugs charges following Brandywine Bay operation- Police

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI- Police have arrested and charged a man for alleged drug offences, following a search operation in the Brandywine Bay area on October 28, 2023.

October 29th, 2023
RVIPF retrieves 7 packages of suspected cocaine floating near RT ferry dock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have reportedly retrieved several packages suspected to contain cocaine that washed into the Road Town Harbour today, Sunday, October 29, 2023.

October 25th, 2023
Gov’t looking to buy 6 new vehicles for RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will soon be getting shiny new vehicles on the public purse, even as the force has been accused of poor performance under the leadership of current Commissioner of Police, Mark Collins.

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