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  • Tuesday, November 1st 2016 - 18:28 UTC

    The Falkland Islands Police celebrate 170 Years

    The headquarters of the Royal Falkland Islands Police (RFIP) in Stanley.

    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.

  • Friday, February 20th 2015 - 22:50 UTC

    Falklands' reports on two Taiwanese jiggers man-overboard incidents

    Jiggers 'flood' into Stanley at the start of the squid season to collect their licenses (Pic. M. Short)

    The Falkland Islands government has informed that there have been two separate man-overboard incidents reported this week concerning a total of nine crewmen from two Taiwanese fishing vessels.

  • Friday, January 23rd 2015 - 06:34 UTC

    Falklands departing flight delayed: bullets confiscated from Rio Gallegos pax

    The scheduled Saturday LAN flight once a month calls in Rio Gallegos, Argentina

    The scheduled Saturday LAN flight, LA992 departing from Mount Pleasant Airport in the Falkland Islands to Chile with a call in Argentina, was delayed for an hour and a half after a total of fourteen live rounds and 95 empty casings were found in the hold and hand luggage of several passengers.

  • Wednesday, May 28th 2014 - 07:52 UTC

    Falklands has a new Chief of Police, an Islander career officer

     Len McGill with 29 years of service, takes his new post next first of June

    The Falkland Islands Government announced the promotion of Len McGill to Superintendent and his appointment as the new Chief of Police. Len, who is a Falkland Islands will begin his new post from 1st June, taking over from Barry Marsden who will be focusing on his role as Director of Emergency Services, where previously the two jobs were combined.

  • Wednesday, May 7th 2014 - 06:42 UTC

    Falklands and the 'darker side' of fishing: crewmen trying to 'jump ship'

    Fisheries head Barton said all vessels arriving to collect licenses undergo an inspection, which checks essential life saving appliances

    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.