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December 16th, 2022
New homicides ‘saddens my heart, feels like nothing has changed'– Ex Top Cop

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Ex-Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews says receiving news of new homicides in the Virgin Islands is something that saddens him as the former commissioner in the Virgin Islands, since it feels like nothing has changed.

March 12th, 2021
Horseracing 'will never be the same' without ‘Bob’ & ‘Mileage’- Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The horseracing fraternity in the Virgin Islands and the US Virgin Islands is still reeling from the death of two of its most prominent horse owners and supporters of the ‘sport of kings’.

October 15th, 2020
Homicides rise 29% over 2019 in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- When Albert A. Bryan Jr ran for governor of the Virgin Islands two years ago, curtailing crime in the territory was one of the cornerstones of his campaign. Today, gun violence continues to rise, and Mr Bryan, like his predecessors, has found himself in a similar position: calling on the community to assist law enforcement in bringing criminals to justice.

May 27th, 2020
Who killed Cardinal R. Fahie aka 'Wolf' & Jefferson M. Joseph?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police have turned to the Virgin Islands community for assistance in cracking two murder cases that occurred some 6 years apart on Tortola.

July 1st, 2019
21 homicides so far in USVI for 2019


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) during its budget hearing on Thursday, June 27, 2019 provided detailed information relative to crime statistics for 2019.

January 27th, 2018
‘You are being left exposed to crime’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- “If these serious crimes continue to increase our businesses will suffer, our tourism product will suffer, our sense of safety and security will be shattered and our economy will be negatively affected. You my people are being left exposed!”

December 15th, 2017
27 cold cases in VI since 2000; The killers are all around us- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the eve of the funeral for Trinity Azaria Thomas, the 11 year old girl who was gunned down, along with Franklyn E. Penn Jr, 41, on November 22, 2017, Opposition Member Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) continued to advocate for justice for all unsolved murders in the territory, dating back as far as 2000.

June 26th, 2017
4 yrs of 'underspending' on Police has to be addressed- Gov Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John S. Duncan OBE has asked for patience from the people of the Virgin Islands as the results of his recent historic move to exercise his reserved powers under the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 to fund the police and other departments “will take time” to be seen.

June 23rd, 2016
Plaskett joins US House Democrats in protest against gun violence


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett joined with House Democrats on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 2016 on the floor of the House chamber to demand that the Republican majority hold a vote on a gun-control measure before a weeklong recess for Independence Day.

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