• Border force staff ‘facing holiday restrictions in event of no-deal Brexit’

    Border force staff ‘facing holiday restrictions in event of no-deal Brexit’0

    By Hayden Smith, Press Association Home Affairs Correspondent Border Force staff could face holiday curbs if Britain leaves the EU without a deal. Proposals were reportedly sent to Home Secretary Sajid Javid as the Government explores contingency arrangements for a no-deal scenario. Under one option, time off would be blocked for officers in the four

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  • Project Servator

    Project Servator0

    Royal Gibraltar Police officers yesterday reached out to the public to highlight the work of Project Servator. The officers handed out leaflets outside No.6 Convent Place and asked members of the public to play a vital role in crime prevention by reporting anything suspicious. The RGP also warned that an increased police presence is “nothing

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  • New role of Assistant Commissioner at the RGP

    New role of Assistant Commissioner at the RGP0

    A new role of Assistant Commissioner was formed within the Royal Gibraltar Police, the Commissioner of Police Ian McGrail announced today. The role will go to the former Chief Superintendent Richard Mifsud and was approved by the Minister for Justice Neil Costa. The new role came about following a review of the RGP’s present rank

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  • Passing Out

    Passing Out0

    Recruits from the Royal Gibraltar Police and Gibraltar Defence Police marked the start of their policing careers at a Passing Out Parade in John Mackintosh Square yesterday evening. During the parade, the new recruits were inspected by the Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis, and by RGP Commissioner of Police Ian McGrail and Justice Minister Neil

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  • Officers need to make more use of ‘stop and search’ powers, police chief warns

    Officers need to make more use of ‘stop and search’ powers, police chief warns0

    Stop-and-search powers are not being exercised enough in the fight against violent crime, one of Britain’s most senior police chiefs has warned. Sara Thornton, chairman of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said that a backlash against the controversial powers had gone too far while rates of gun and knife crime have surged. Some 300 extra

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  • Spanish police dog handlers visit RGP

    Spanish police dog handlers visit RGP0

    A Spanish Policia Local dog unit visited the Royal Gibraltar Police Dog Section last week and presented Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome with a copy of their dog handling book. Spanish dog handlers, instructors and supervisors from Algeciras, Burgos and Seville attended the event which was hosted locally by the RGP. This visit was part

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