The Royal Falkland Islands Police would like to inform the public that, on the evening of Monday 14 May 2018, an arrest was made at Mount Pleasant Complex in connection with the possession of controlled drugs.
The Royal Falkland Islands Police would like to inform the public that, in the early hours of Friday 11 May 2018, three search warrants were issued under the Misuse of Drugs Act. These were executed at three separate addresses in Stanley.
Falkland Islands police and Emergency services are investigating an incident with an explosion at the bridge linking the Islands port with land. The following release was made public on Wednesday.
The Falkland Islands government, FIG, announced on 16 January the permanent appointment of Jeff McMahon as Chief of Police within the Royal Falkland Islands Police (RFIP). Mr. McMahon arrived in the Falkland Islands in May 2017 and was promoted to Detective Chief Inspector in July.
The Royal Falkland Islands Police which is investigating damage perpetrated against a case and a Virgin's statue at the Argentine cemetery in Darwin has been able to establish the vandal actions occurred prior to the beginning of December 2016.
The governments of the Falkland Islands and Argentina have regretted and repudiated damaging actions at the Argentine cemetery in Darwin, while an investigation into the vandalizing has been launched by the Falklands Royal Police, RFIP.
The Royal Falkland Islands Police Force (RFIP) is celebrating its birthday having been first established on the 1st November 170 years ago in 1846 with the appointment of Mr Francis Parry as Chief Constable. The Constables Ordinance of 1846, which was first enacted by the Colonies Legislative Council on 27th October of that same year, brought about the birth of an establishment that has remained at the service of the public ever since.
The Falkland Islands government is considering a review of the response protocol to actions committed by visitors who ignore Islands' rules or are involved in misbehavior, harassing locals as happened this month, reports the Penguin News in this Friday's edition. The different branches of Falklands' government act coordinately and effectively, in such cases and admit it usually involves a minority of Argentine visitors.
A petition demanding action from the Falkland Islands Government in relation to Argentine visitors displaying Argentine flags says the behavior by the culprits is “disturbing, unsettling and distressing to many Falkland Islanders”, reports the Penguin News.
Fishing vessels licensed in the Falkland Islands all undergo safety inspections, Director of Natural Resources John Barton confirmed this week, when talking to Penguin News about standards applied to fishing vessels and the working conditions of the crew. He also assured that if a fisherman reports mistreatment an investigation will follow.