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New beat cops join EE and NS teams

New beat cops join EE and NS teams

| 18/07/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says that two new beat officers have joined their Community Policing Department to cover the districts of East End and North Side and that they will be based at the local sub-stations. Both MLAs in those districts have advocated for years to get permane [...]

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Amnesty nets 18 guns and nearly 900 bullets

Amnesty nets 18 guns and nearly 900 bullets

| 04/07/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Senior officers at the RCIPS were lauding the success of last month’s firearms amnesty on Wednesday, as they showed off the weapons and rounds of ammunition that were handed in to police as a result of the month-long clemency period. Throughout the month, 18 firearms and 896 bullets we [...]

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Five days to go as amnesty attracts more guns

Five days to go as amnesty attracts more guns

| 25/06/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): With less than one week to go before the end of the current firearms amnesty, another two weapons and much more ammunition have been turned in. Police said that more than 460 rounds of ammunition and 11 weapons have now been handed in. So far, three handguns and eight rifles have been taken [...]

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Police patrol cars light-up with upgrade

Police patrol cars light-up with upgrade

| 25/06/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has begun replacing the emergency lights on its vehicles with an upgraded version that is designed to increase the visibility of police when on patrol. Portions of these new lights will remain on permanently when the vehicle is on the road, making them easier to see and, police hop [...]

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Cops to hold supermarket roadshow

Cops to hold supermarket roadshow

| 22/06/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS will be out on the road Saturday, setting up shop at Cayman’s supermarkets for an open community engagement day with the public. Community officers from all 12 neighbourhood beats on Grand Cayman, as well as Cayman Brac police, will be outside stores, where they hope to intera [...]

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Nine illegal firearms handed to cops

Nine illegal firearms handed to cops

| 18/06/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): As the RCIPS firearms amnesty reaches the half-way point, the police have already received nine illegal weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. Since the ‘no questions asked’ campaign began at the start of this month, the police have received seven rifles and two handguns, [...]

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Six guns and pile of ammo handed in to cops

Six guns and pile of ammo handed in to cops

| 11/06/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Senior police officers said they are really pleased with the results of the firearms amnesty so far, as after just one week two handguns, four rifles and over 290 rounds of ammunition have been handed in to the police. “We are pleased to see that these members of the public have taken adva [...]

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Cops receive first illegal gun as amnesty gets underway

Cops receive first illegal gun as amnesty gets underway

| 04/06/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): As the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service launched a firearms amnesty on Friday, police immediately received the first illegal weapon. They said a gun and a significant amount of ammunition was surrendered and, thanking the public for that first step in making the community safer, they encou [...]

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Pastors join police for gun amnesty

Pastors join police for gun amnesty

| 31/05/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will launch a one-month firearms amnesty Friday, offering clemency on the possession of unlicensed and illegal weapons and ammunition that are handed in to the authorities as part of the continuing focus on getting guns off the streets of Cayman. This t [...]

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Community cop offers advice in event of robbery

Community cop offers advice in event of robbery

| 09/05/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): PC Jonathan Kern, a community officer who covers the Seven Mile Beach South area (Beat 9), has been helping the business owners in his beat to prevent robberies and explaining how to deal with them if they happen. While prevention was a key element, Kern said that the attendees at the trainin [...]

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New rehab project introduced for jailed women

New rehab project introduced for jailed women

| 07/05/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) has established a Female Empowerment Services Project to help incarcerated women take a different path when they are released from jail. Around a dozen women are currently serving time in Fairbanks for a variety of crimes, from murder to drug [...]

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