Statement From The National Security Council

Monday, 12 February 2024 - 4:57pm

The National Security Council (NSC) met today to consider the implications of recent security incidents. The NSC expressed its thoughts for all those affected.

Mike Freer MP Arrives In The BVI

Sunday, 5 November 2023 - 7:33pm

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Ministry of Justice, Mike Freer MP, arrived in the BVI on Sunday 5 November for a two day visit. His responsibilities include Courts and Legal services, and this includes the Overseas Territories.

Governor Rankin's Statement on Law Enforcement Review

Friday, 3 November 2023 - 1:05pm

His Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) will arrive in BVI this weekend to begin the fieldwork phase of the comprehensive review of the Territory’s law enforcement agencies.

Statement From The National Security Council

Monday, 9 October 2023 - 5:38pm

The paramount concern of the National Security Council is the safety and security of the people of the Virgin Islands.

Statement by Premier Wheatley - Condolences on the Passing of Detective Paul France

Saturday, 7 October 2023 - 10:33pm

On behalf of the Government and people of the Virgin Islands, I extend condolences to the family and loved ones of Detective Paul France on his untimely passing today. 

Statement By Premier Wheatley With Update On Tackling Crime

Friday, 21 July 2023 - 10:55am

Your Excellency the Governor, Mr. John J Rankin CMG, esteemed Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, Mark Collins; members of the media, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning!

Press Statement From Governor John Rankin On Security and Policing

Thursday, 20 July 2023 - 5:05pm

I am pleased to be here this morning with the Premier and Commissioner of Police. Under the Constitution I have responsibility for the security of the Virgin Islands, including the police.  I do not shy away from that responsibility - it is my top priority.

22 Recommendations Submitted In Pier Park Security Audit

Sunday, 16 July 2023 - 8:26am

Minister of Communications and Works Honourable Kye Rymer has announced that the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park (CBRTPP) is already in the process of implementing significant security measures from 22 recommendations following the submission of the security audit report.

Safety Measures Prioritised Following Incident At Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park

Sunday, 2 July 2023 - 2:17pm

Minister of Communications and Works, with responsibility for Ports, Honourable Kye Rymer, held an emergency meeting today with key stakeholders in response to the recent armed robbery at the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park.

Statement From The National Security Council On Armed Robbery At Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park

Saturday, 1 July 2023 - 6:04pm

The members of the National Security Council (NSC) have been briefed by the Commissioner of Police on today’s armed robbery at the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park.