• RGP equips armed officers with Tasers

    RGP equips armed officers with Tasers0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police has introduced Taser devices for its frontline armed police officers. A Taser is designed to temporarily incapacitate an individual through the use of an electrical current which temporarily interferes with the body’s neuromuscular system and produces a sensation of intense pain. Assistant Commissioner (Designate) Richard Ullger said: “As a result of

  • Two local men commended over migrant rescue

    Two local men commended over migrant rescue0

    Two local men who rescued a Moroccan migrant who had spent 18 hours in the sea received the Commissioner’s Commendation from the Commissioner of Police Ian McGrail yesterday. Mr McGrail handed the award to Peter Cosquieri Jr at a Christmas reception he hosted for guests. The rescue took place in September when Mr Cosquieri and

  • Police disrupt illicit tobacco operation

    Police disrupt illicit tobacco operation0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police disrupted a tobacco smuggling operation in the early hours of yesterday, seizing 150,000 cigarettes and arresting two local men in the process. In a statement the RGP explained that shortly before 3am, uniformed officers of the Area Response Teams arrested two local men, aged 36 and 28-years old, respectively, for tobacco

  • RGP attends Law Enforcement Network meeting in Prague

    RGP attends Law Enforcement Network meeting in Prague0

    A representative from the Royal Gibraltar Police attended the ninth edition of the OECD-sponsored Law Enforcement Network meeting in Prague in the Czech Republic. Inspector Cavallo Soane was among police officers, prosecutors, investigating judges and other legal experts involved in specialised anti-corruption investigations. This year’s meeting which was attended by members of the Anti-Corruption Network

  • New intake of constable recruits

    New intake of constable recruits0

    Seventeen new police recruit constables have started their 18-week basic training period at New Mole House this week. The course will last until early April 2019 and will be mostly classroom-based. Inspector John Olivera said: “The Recruitment and Training Team have high hopes for this recruit class and look forward to seeing them develop over

  • RGP announces promotions

    RGP announces promotions0

    Royal Gibraltar Police Commissioner Ian McGrail has announced a host of promotions to various ranks in the organisation following the promotion boards that concluded last week. Superintendent Richard Ullger has been promoted to Assistant Commissioner and will be taking up the post on the retirement of current incumbent Richard Mifsud. Mr Ullger joined the RGP