Happy times at Police Beach

  • Public warning: a sign has been posted at the Police Beach property on North Shore, Smith’s (Photograph supplied)

    Public warning: a sign has been posted at the Police Beach property on North Shore, Smith’s (Photograph supplied)


Dear Sir,

In reference to the article on the Police Beach in Saturday’s newspaper, Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch said that the arrangement had allowed police “almost exclusive access to the beach” and added “in practical terms that meant white policemen only”.

My husband was a serving officer at the time and Emmy Trott is a friend who was more than happy to share her property with the police force.

We spent many happy times at Gibbets Island and I can assure Colonel Burch that the beach was used by families both black and white.

SUE GARLAND

Warwick

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Jun 6, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Jun 6, 2019 at 8:11 am)

Happy times at Police Beach

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • "What is the most significant reason for Bermuda residents choosing to leave the island?"
    • Too small
    • 3%
    • Different way of life
    • 4%
    • Cost of living
    • 77%
    • Gang activity and general crime
    • 3%
    • Jobs/professional advancement
    • 8%
    • Education
    • 2%
    • Attitudes towards gays
    • 3%
    • Total Votes: 5235
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts