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November 21st, 2023
UK national Jay Kendall’s appointment as HMP boss a ‘step forward’- Archer Jr

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- It was on September 15, 2023, that our newsroom first and accurately reported that the new Superintendent of Prisons in the [British] Virgin Islands would be a United Kingdom (UK) national, replacing local Guy M. Hill.

January 27th, 2023
UK national & ex-commander of Royal Bermuda Regiment jailed for corruption

HAMILTON, Bermuda- A former commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment who admitted a charge of official corruption was jailed for six months on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

December 17th, 2020
Another white UK national chosen as next CoP! Blacks & locals shut out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our newsroom from multiple sources familiar with the appointment is that another white male and United Kingdom (UK) national will be appointed Commissioner of Police come first quarter of 2021.

October 8th, 2019
DPP Kim Hollis QC abruptly resigns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our news desk is that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and United Kingdom (UK) national, Kim Hollis QC, has tendered her resignation.

January 21st, 2016
New CoP Michael ‘Mick’ Matthews expected in April 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- He may say in his defence that it was a play on words but after leading the public to believe that the man to replace David Morris at the helm of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) would not be from the United Kingdom, taken to mean by many a non-United Kingdom (UK) national, Governor John S. Duncan, OBE has announced that UK national Mr Michael Matthews is the new Commissioner of Police.

September 4th, 2015
UPDATE: CoP of RVIPF will be 'highlight of my 30 year police career'- Robin Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, United Kingdom national Mr Robin Smith has been appointed Commissioner of Police of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) following the departure of Mr David Morris last month.

October 5th, 2013
Appointment of UK man as Sup. Of Prisons a shock to HMP officers

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – The announcement of the appointment by UK-appointed Governor William B. McCleary of a United Kingdom national as Superintendent of Prisons for Her Majesty’s Prison at Balsam Ghut has come as a “big shock” to most senior and junior ranks within the prison service.

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