• Police use pepper spray in tense incident with Spanish fishermen

    Police use pepper spray in tense incident with Spanish fishermen0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police has confirmed that incapacitant spray was used on a Spanish fisherman in response to his ‘aggressive behaviour’ during the course of an incident at sea yesterday morning. The incident unfolded at around 8am in the area of Europa Point when an RGP marine crew responded to a request for assistance from

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  • RGP salvage jetski in rough seas

    RGP salvage jetski in rough seas0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police managed to salvage a jetski that had fallen off a yacht just off Europa Point yesterday. Officers came across the jetski whilst out on routine patrol of British Gibraltar waters and set to work recovering it. Superintendent Cathal Yeats tweeted of the incident: “Out on patrol of BGTW with a Royal

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  • Introduction of senior sergeant role

    Introduction of senior sergeant role0

    The Commissioner of Police Ian McGrail has announced that the Gibraltar Police Authority has agreed, with the approval of the Minister for Justice, to further organisational changes within the Royal Gibraltar Police’s structure with the introduction of the Senior Sergeant Role. The five Operations Division Response Team leaders who will now be performing this role

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  • Police execute more than 50 warrants in one day

    Police execute more than 50 warrants in one day0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police executed 51 warrants of arrest in the space of just 24 hours including the arrest of one man with 38 warrants to his name. Taking to social media, the Commissioner of Police Ian McGrail said: “During the last 24 hours a total of 51 warrants of arrest issued by the courts

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  • Detective Sergeant Soane at Europol

    Detective Sergeant Soane at Europol0

    Detective Sergeant (DS) Cavallo Soane of the Royal Gibraltar Police Economic Crime Unit’s Fraud Squad addressed this year’s Europol Training course on Payment Card Fraud Forensics and Investigations. The course was held between last month at the Spanish National Police Academy in Avila. It focused on the forensic examination of skimming devices, payment card and

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  • Think before sharing, RGP urges public

    Think before sharing, RGP urges public0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police has urged the public to “think beyond the return button” before sharing video footage of criminal activity through social media, highlighting the potential negative impact this could have on future trials. This follows the recent widespread sharing over social media and messaging platforms of a string of videos depicting criminal activity.

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