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  • Prison Officers Interrupt Smuggling Of Contraband into HMP

    Around 12:15AM this morning, 16 August, police responded to a call from prison officers at HMP Northward regarding their capture of a man suspected to have been throwing items over the fence.  The man was found with a quantity of a substance suspected to be ganja, wrapped in small, plastic bags.  Police officers arrested the…

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  • Fire chief takes to the streets

    Chief Hails responds to fire, emergency reports By Brent Fuller – August 8, 2016 In the middle of the day last Wednesday, the fire chief’s bright red SUV was spotted speeding down North Sound Road with emergency lights ablaze, heading to what had been reported as a structure fire. The night before, Cayman Islands Chief…

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  • 2016 Half-Yearly Crime Statistics Show Large Drops in Serious Crimes

    Crime Statistics for Cumulative Period QTR2 2016 2016 Half-Yearly Crime Statistics Show Large Drops in Serious Crimes, but Spike in Lower-Level Offences Increases Overall Crime Rate by 10% Today, Thursday, 14 July, the RCIPS held a press conference on the release of the crime statistics for the first six months of 2016. Overall, the statistics…

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  • RCIPS Initiates Forums of Cooperation with Private Sector on Police Matters

    In recent weeks newly-appointed Superintendent of Uniform and District Operations, Robert Graham, who is the strategic lead on implementing the RCIPS community policing strategy, has been holding various meetings with community stakeholders. Last week he convened meetings of daytime and nighttime business forums in an effort to better understand the needs of the business sector…

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  • RCIPS Neighborhood Officers Join Youth ACT’s Crime Awareness and Prevention Day at CHHS and JGHS

    Last Friday, 24 June, six officers with the RCIPS Neighborhood Policing Department (NPD) participated in a day-long crime awareness and prevention event for youth at Clifton Hunter High School.  Organized by the Youth Anti-Crime Trust (Youth ACT) for the fourth straight year, the event features presentations by local police and prison officers, crime prevention activists…

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  • CCTV under the spotlight

    CCTV cameras, government wants more and better. Figures show they have been successfully used in criminal cases. Only last week a lawyer was found guilty of GBH after a car crash, which was all caught on camera. But if we do get more, should they be better, to catch more criminals in the act. Cayman…

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  • RCIPS Begins Recruitment Drive for Special Constables

    Tomorrow, Friday, 8 July, police officers from the Neighborhood Policing Department (NPD) will be in the Police Mobile Unit in Prospect, near McRuss Store on Marine Drive, to speak with any members of the community who may be interested in becoming a Special Constable with the RCIPS.  The officers will be at the location from…

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  • Immigration Detention Centre

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) remains cognizant that safety, security, and well-being of detained migrants is a matter of critical importance. As such, the Ministry has focused resources to evaluate and improve relevant policies and procedures. In doing so, the MHA has overseen improvements to the operation of the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) inclusive…

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  • The RCIPS Welcomes Two New Superintendents

    The RCIPS is delighted to announce the addition of two new superintendents to its command team. As of today both Detective Superintendent Peter Lansdown and Police Superintendent Robert Graham have begun in their positions as heads of Specialist Operations (CID, FCU, Drugs and Serious Crime, JIU etc.), and District Operations (all uniformed policing, ASU, Armed…

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  • New Deputy Police Commissioner

    After a comprehensive local recruitment process, the Governor is pleased to announce that Chief Superintendent Kurt Walton has been selected for promotion to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS). Chief Superintendent Walton will continue in his current role of Chief Superintendent until he assumes his new post on…

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  • Veteran Civil Servant is New Chief Officer

    Long time civil servant Wesley (Wes) Howell is the new Chief Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Deputy Chief Officer responsible for public safety and security in that ministry since 2012, Mr Howell topped some nine applicants in an open recruitment exercise that included online and written testing, to win the senior-most position within…

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  • Fire chief David Hails met with West Bay firefighters shortly after his appointment in December.
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  • Supt. Graham speaks with Wil Pineau, Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce, and a participant after the Retail Business Forum
  • PC Odale Mulgrave speaks to students during the event
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  • Caymanian Chief Superintendent Kurt Walton has been appointed Deputy Commissioner of the RCIPS.
  • Wesley (Wes) Howell is the new Chief Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs

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17th August 2016

Prison Officers Interrupt Smuggling Of Contraband into HMP

Around 12:15AM this morning, 16 August, police responded to a call from prison officers at HMP Northward regarding their capture of a man suspected to have been throwing items over the fence.  The man was found with a quantity... Read More

17th August 2016

Prison Officers Interrupt Smuggling Of Contraband into HMP

Around 12:15AM this morning, 16 August, police responded to a call from prison officers at HMP Northward regarding their capture of a man suspected to have been throwing items over the fence.  The man was found with a quantity... Read More

9th August 2016

Fire chief takes to the streets

Chief Hails responds to fire, emergency reports By Brent Fuller – August 8, 2016 In the middle of the day last Wednesday, the fire chief’s bright red SUV was spotted speeding down North Sound Road with emergency lights ablaze,... Read More

9th August 2016

Fire chief takes to the streets

Chief Hails responds to fire, emergency reports By Brent Fuller – August 8, 2016 In the middle of the day last Wednesday, the fire chief’s bright red SUV was spotted speeding down North Sound Road with emergency lights ablaze,... Read More

14th July 2016

2016 Half-Yearly Crime Statistics Show Large Drops in Serious Crimes

Crime Statistics for Cumulative Period QTR2 2016 2016 Half-Yearly Crime Statistics Show Large Drops in Serious Crimes, but Spike in Lower-Level Offences Increases Overall Crime Rate by 10% Today, Thursday, 14 July, the RCIPS held a press conference on... Read More

13th July 2016

RCIPS Initiates Forums of Cooperation with Private Sector on Police Matters

In recent weeks newly-appointed Superintendent of Uniform and District Operations, Robert Graham, who is the strategic lead on implementing the RCIPS community policing strategy, has been holding various meetings with community stakeholders. Last week he convened meetings of daytime... Read More


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