Archive for April 25th, 2016

Compromise sees police motion pass

Compromise sees police motion pass

| 25/04/2016 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The Legislative Assembly members unanimously supported the second controversial police motion late Monday night when a compromise was made to amend it, removing reference to the parliament having no confidence in the whole of the police service and instead calling on the governor to undertake [...]

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Gunman charged in connection with police threats

Gunman charged in connection with police threats

| 25/04/2016
(CNS): Jonathan Welcome, who was arrested by police during an operation in Prospect last Friday morning, has been remanded in custody following a court appearance today. The 22-year-old Bodden Town man was arrested in connection with an incident where he pulled a gun on police in George Town in the [...]

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LA votes for 2 local JPs to work on SAR report

LA votes for 2 local JPs to work on SAR report

| 25/04/2016 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The Legislative Assembly voted unanimously to support a slightly amended version of the opposition leader’s private member’s motion, debated Monday, that now calls for two local justices of the peace to be appointed to work alongside the UK expert appointed by the governor to undertak [...]

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Engine trouble lands another 21 Cubans on Brac

Engine trouble lands another 21 Cubans on Brac

| 25/04/2016 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Another group of Cuban migrants arrives in Cayman at the weekend after their makeshift boat met with engine trouble on Sunday. Officials said all nine women and twelve men aboard said they wanted to disembark and as a result immigration has started its reception and detention protocols, with [...]

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Cabinet made mistakes over chopper

Cabinet made mistakes over chopper

| 25/04/2016 | 69 Comments
(CNS): The independent member for East End said that mistakes were made by the PPM Cabinet he served in between 2005 and 2009 regarding the purchase of the police helicopter. As the lively and at times emotional debates got underway on Monday morning on two private members’ motions, Arden McLe [...]

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Premier: Cops not to blame for crime

Premier: Cops not to blame for crime

| 25/04/2016 | 63 Comments
(CNS): The police do not create or cause crime, the premier has said, and while he believes the RCIPS is there to help prevent and intercept those that commit crimes, the root causes of criminality are social. Alden McLaughlin said that while it may the natural reaction of people to point the finger [...]

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Sponsorship of police business cards

Sponsorship of police business cards

| 25/04/2016
Today the police responded to a vehicle break-in. The officer presented his business card for contact information. On the back of the card was an advertisement for a certain security company. When he saw the look on my face he said that they had sponsored his business cards. Is this even legal or et [...]

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