Magistracy Holding Virtual Hearings Only

Friday, 8 September 2023 - 4:33pm

The public is advised that until further notice, hearings at the Magistrate’s Court will be conducted virtually. These include, Criminal, Civil, Traffic and Family matters.

Office Of the Director of Public Prosecutions to Close Sep 1

Tuesday, 29 August 2023 - 3:23pm

The public is notified that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions will be closed on Friday, September, 1 to facilitate staff training, and will reopen on Monday, September 4.

Statement By Premier Wheatley With Update On Tackling Crime

Friday, 21 July 2023 - 10:55am

Your Excellency the Governor, Mr. John J Rankin CMG, esteemed Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, Mark Collins; members of the media, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning!

Press Statement From Governor John Rankin On Security and Policing

Thursday, 20 July 2023 - 5:05pm

I am pleased to be here this morning with the Premier and Commissioner of Police. Under the Constitution I have responsibility for the security of the Virgin Islands, including the police.  I do not shy away from that responsibility - it is my top priority.

Joint National Security Council Statement by Governor Rankin and Premier Wheatley on the Recent Murder in the Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 2 May 2023 - 12:31pm

The National Security Council met on Monday, 1 May following the murder at a residence near to the Stickett in Long Look on Sunday evening. 

Statement From The Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecutions - November 1, 2022

Tuesday, 1 November 2022 - 4:45pm

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) notes with disappointment the statement issued today by the Accused Myron Walwyn. 

Premier Wheatley Urges Community Effort To Defeat Crime

Thursday, 27 October 2022 - 5:27pm

Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has strongly condemned recent acts of violence in the Territory, urging persons to turn away from criminality and imploring citizens to discourage loved ones from engaging in wrongdoing.

Public Encouraged To Give Feedback On Jury Bill 2022

Wednesday, 19 October 2022 - 4:11pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting the public to utilise an online form to submit their feedback on the Jury Bill 2022.

Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecutions To Relocate

Friday, 22 July 2022 - 11:06am

The public is advised that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions will be offering remote services only from July 25 to 27 to facilitate the relocation of the office to the RG Hodge Plaza.

Statement By The Office Of The Director Of Public Prosecution - Tarik Aaron Convicted Of Possession Of A Controlled Drug With Intent To Supply

Tuesday, 10 May 2022 - 3:52pm

Tarik Aaron was convicted by Her Honour, Senior Magistrate Richards on the charge of Possession of a Controlled Drug with intent to Supply, which is a violation of section 7 (2) of the Drug (Prevention of Misuse) Act(Cap 178) ( as amended).