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Juvenile crime raises concern for cops

Juvenile crime raises concern for cops

| 30/07/2018 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers are concerned about the current spike in serious crime being perpetrated by young people across the islands. Meeting with residents in North Side last week, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne and officers from the district said the increase in juvenile crime is directly associated with youngsters being out of school […]

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Gun control must be priority, say activists

Gun control must be priority, say activists

| 26/07/2018 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Local activists are calling on the authorities to prioritise gun control in the Cayman Islands and implement more initiatives and intervention programmes to prevent young men from being lured into gun crime. George Roper, a reformed ‘lifer’ at HMP Northward who now works with young people, said, “Cayman has reached the point where we have […]

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Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

| 19/07/2018 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Former government social worker Michael Myles, who is a vociferous advocate for a more proactive approach to tackling the causes of crime at an earlier stage, is calling on the current administration to intervene with vulnerable children and young people before they go off the rails. In the face of rising crime, he is […]

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