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Cops coordinate multiple busts

Cops coordinate multiple busts

| 19/08/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Around 74 police officers were involved in a series of proactive, coordinated, high-visibility operations across Grand Cayman last Thursday throughout the day and night. In what the RCIPS said was an effort to increase its visibility on the streets and test its response and operational capabilities on a large scale, officers carried out traffic […]

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Police to buy second new chopper

Police to buy second new chopper

| 09/08/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet has given the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service the all clear to buy a new helicopter to replace the one that crashed earlier this year because it cannot be repaired. The police have been in talks with the insurance company about the original machine, which, shortly after take-off at the Owen Roberts International […]

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Specialist canines sniff out $400k in cash

Specialist canines sniff out $400k in cash

| 07/07/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Specially trained sniffer dogs acquired by Customs and Border Control (CBC) have helped that agency and police seize more than $400,000 over the last 18 months, which has in some cases been connected to criminal activity. The dogs have sniffed out the cash at the airport and during residential busts, uncovering money believed to […]

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Prison and training centre partner on jobs programme

Prison and training centre partner on jobs programme

| 05/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Ahead of its official launch expected later this summer, vocational centre Inspire Cayman Training (ICT) is partnering with HMP Northward to set up a programme to teach inmates skills that will enable them to enter the workforce after they leave prison. Starting Monday, 8 July, ICT owner Michael Myles will be training […]

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Politicians no-shows at anti-corruption event

Politicians no-shows at anti-corruption event

| 03/06/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): No elected ministers, government backbench or even opposition MLAs were in attendance for the opening of a regional Commonwealth anti-corruption seminar on Monday, even though invitations were sent to all 19 members. While the governor and senior civil servants attended the opening with guest speaker Baroness Scotland, there was not a single politician in […]

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Cayman hosting anti-corruption conference

Cayman hosting anti-corruption conference

| 03/06/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Heads of anti-corruption agencies and government integrity commissions from across the Caribbean part of the Commonwealth will be meeting in Grand Cayman this week to discuss the fight against corruption. This is the first time that Cayman has ever hosted the conference but it does so five years after the government passed but failed […]

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Cops mix and mingle on Seven Mile Beach

Cops mix and mingle on Seven Mile Beach

| 17/04/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A contingent of RCIPS community officers from West Bay spent part of the day on Tuesday mixing and mingling with business operators, vendors and beach goers on Seven Mile Beach. The group, led by West Bay Area Commander, Inspector Lloyd Marriott, aimed to reassure and engage with the community, as well as keep an […]

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Heavy investment planned for law enforcement

Heavy investment planned for law enforcement

| 17/04/2019 | 56 Comments

(CNS): With over $9 million added to law enforcement budgets for 2019 and a long list of future plans for the various agencies, such as the police and border control, government has committed to investing heavily in fighting crime over the next few years. Money has already been appropriated for this year to buy land […]

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CIG mulls second new police chopper

CIG mulls second new police chopper

| 08/04/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The old RCIPS helicopter was very badly damaged in the recent crash on the Owen Roberts Airport apron and government may need to buy a second new machine, depending on the findings of the insurance company. While the brand new helicopter is already on duty and was involved in its first medevac emergency this […]

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New police chopper touches down at ORIA

New police chopper touches down at ORIA

| 21/03/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The new RCIPS helicopter, an Airbus 145, arrived at Owen Roberts International Airport Thursday afternoon. It was fast-tracked after the existing police chopper was taken out of service and sent for maintenance, having been damaged in a crash landing due to a technical fault last month. The new machine will not only fill the […]

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New chopper expected in days

New chopper expected in days

| 13/03/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have said that the new Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter is being fast-tracked to arrive in the Cayman Islands sooner than expected, after the existing machine was damaged recently in a crash landing at the airport. The new chopper, which is being jointly funded by the Cayman and UK governments and […]

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