Revealed: The 10 safest places to live in Malta and Gozo

The safest places to live in Malta and Gozo have been revealed. Fontana in Gozo once again has the lowest crime rate in the Maltese Islands, according to the latest figures. Only eight offences were reported in the small town in 12 months, five of which were for ‘minor criminal damage’. Gozo topped the league […]

Man charged over series of armed robberies across Malta

A suspected robber who allegedly threatened to blow up his victims if they called the police, has appeared in court in Valletta. Allister Camilleri, 39, from Marsa was arrested after six hold-ups in Qormi, Sliema, Tigne, Gzira and Iklin. The court heard that the first attempted robbery took place in Qormi on January 7. Other […]

CCTV appeal following jewellery shop robbery in Sliema

A CCTV appeal has been issued following a robbery in Sliema. Police said three men burst into a jewellery shop in Bisazza Street at about 3.45 pm on Tuesday afternoon. They pushed the 31-year-old woman cashier to the ground and smashed a number of glass display units containing rings, watches, bracelets and other valuables. The […]

Man in court charged with string of thefts in Fgura

A man has appeared in court in Valletta charged with a string of thefts over the Christmas period. Nicholas Catania, 37, from Siggiewi was accused of going on a three-week crime spree in Fgura. He was charged with stealing electronic equipment from a parked car on New Year’s Eve. He was also charged with the […]

Malta Police help patrol the streets of Bedfordshire

Malta Police have hit the streets of Bedfordshire as part of a new on-the-job training scheme. Sergeant Gabria Gatt and PC Charles Azzopardi Refalo, who are both based at Mellieha police station, spent a week on duty in Bedford, where the concept of community policing is well established. They were welcomed by Bedfordshire Police chief […]

Malta Police need YOUR help to find this wanted man

Malta Police have appealed to the public to help trace a man wanted in connection with an alleged rape investigation. Officers urged anyone with information about his whereabouts to get in touch. You can contact the police by calling 119 or 2122 4001 or by sending them a private message on Facebook. Police urged people […]

Police chief hails fall in crime in Malta and Gozo

Malta Police have been praised for their work following another fall in recorded crime. Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia thanked officers for their dedication on duty. He said Malta’s streets were getting safer as statistics for 2018 showed crime across the Maltese Islands had fallen by 8 per cent. The minister was speaking during an […]

Malta Police promise more officers on foot patrol

Malta Police have hailed their new community support project in Mellieha as a great success. The force said it was now working to extend the policy other towns across Malta and Gozo. Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar said that the Mellieha pilot project was aimed at addressing issues which concern residents – such as traffic, illegal […]

Police appeal after spate of burglaries in Marsascala

Malta Police have appealed to the public to help trace those behind a spate of burglaries in Marsascala A number of homes in the seaside town have been targeted in recent weeks. Police have asked people in the area to take steps to protect their properties. The town’s mayor also urged people to ‘stay alert […]

WATCH: Malta Police gets 50 new patrol cars

New Maltese police cars

Malta Police have been given a boost after taking delivery of 50 new patrol cars. They’ll be used by district police across Malta and Gozo as part of a plan to modernise the service. Malta’s Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar said the entire 400-car fleet would be replaced over the next seven years. He told a […]