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St Helena police officers to wear body cameras

Body-worn cameras have been ordered for St Helena Police to improve evidence gathering. It has not been decided when officers will begin wearing the video cameras on their uniforms, or whether they will be worn routinely. Trevor Botting, the island’s … Continue reading

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MP voices concerns as police investigate their accusers

A “proper review” should be held into the way St Helena Police were allowed to investigate two social workers who had made whistle-blowing claims against them, a UK Member of Parliament has said. St Helena Government has denied that there … Continue reading

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Man in custody after alleged violent disorder

An incident of violent disorder in Jamestown led to one man being arrested on suspicion of affray, report St Helena Police. The weekly crime round-up says one male was detained in custody on Thursday 31 January 2013 and charged with … Continue reading

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Airport jobs are not a licence for banned drivers, say police

Banned drivers and learners employed on St Helena’s airport project have been warned they must not drive in public places while at work. People without a valid licence can drive on construction sites with consent from airport contractor Basil Read … Continue reading

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Domestic violence on St Helena: six arrests in three months

St Helena Police dealt with seven incidents of domestic violence in the space of three months between August and November 2012. One of the people arrested was a woman. The cases have all been detailed in the island’s weekly crime bulletin.  … Continue reading

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Stolen bikes and cash seized after import investigation

An investigation into stolen motorcycles being imported to St Helena has led to the seizure of a dozen machines. They are to be sold at auction. Police also found a large sum of money on the island. The courts in Jamestown have ordered that … Continue reading

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Stray pups found – police seek owner

Police have been trying to trace the owner of four puppies found by a member of the public on St Helena on 20 October 2012. No further details have been released.

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Wandering dogs prompt ‘zero tolerance’ warning

Police report continuing problems with dogs being allowed to wander loose on St Helena. Officers had to round up animals roaming in the airport development area at Longwood on 16 October 2012, and complaints have been made on other occasions. … Continue reading

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Search dog Poppy wins award for finding missing child

The search dog that found missing three-year-old Ziggy Joshua has been given a commendation certificate for reuniting him with his parents. St Helena’s deputy fire chief, Alan Thomas, has told how he asked for one of Paul Laban’s trained dogs to … Continue reading

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Police chief expresses sadness for convicted prison boss

The conviction of St Helena’s last prison manager for theft has been described as a “sad situation” following positive work on the island. St Helena Police helped recover stolen property left on the island by Mick Morris, who was said … Continue reading

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