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Prison starts leather workshop

Prison starts leather workshop

| 21/07/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Several inmates at HMP Northward are in the process of learning a new and specialist skill that the director hopes will have the dual effect of rehabilitation for the men and generate some income that the prison will be able to ringfence for the jail’s wider rehab programmes. Experts fr [...]

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Campaign urges all road users to to be nice

Campaign urges all road users to to be nice

| 13/07/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): Road users are being urged to be nicer and more courteous to each other and take a leaf from the tourism brand of ‘Caymankind’ as a way to reduce smashes and collisions. The government, police and all of Cayman’s Rotary clubs have joined forces to launch a new road safety campaign calle [...]

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Cop chopper to get night vision

Cop chopper to get night vision

| 08/07/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has been given an undisclosed windfall from the UK’s Conflict Stability and Security Fund towards “state-of-the-art night vision equipment” for the police helicopter that will allow the crew to see in the dark, officials said Friday. The upgrade will involve modifications to t [...]

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Petition seeks legalisation of non-lethal weapons

Petition seeks legalisation of non-lethal weapons

| 05/07/2017 | 66 Comments
(CNS): Another petition is circulating on local social media sites that is destined for the premier’s desk. By Wednesday afternoon more than 530 people had signed the petition asking for government to legalise non-lethal weapons for local citizens to carry if they do not have convictions. The [...]

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Rogue drivers on cops’ radar during weekend ops

Rogue drivers on cops’ radar during weekend ops

| 05/07/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS conducted traffic- and crime-related operations at the weekend on the hunt for rogue drivers. One targeted people coming and going from a legally organised motorbike event, on Saturday, 1 July, in Frank Sound. Police said the operation started at 1pm and lasted until 9pm at the junc [...]

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RCIPS app to bridge community gap

RCIPS app to bridge community gap

| 03/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has a new app to directly link the community with their neighbourhood officers to ease public communication. Police management hopes people will use it to raise concerns or offer suggestions to the local police in their areas to improve public safety and reduce crime. It is not for [...]

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Police on lookout for ‘suspicious’ white van

Police on lookout for ‘suspicious’ white van

| 30/06/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Police from Bodden Town station are asking the public to help them track down a white van (left) that has been spotted driving in and around the Will T. Road area of the district at various times over recent days. As it has been causing some suspicion in the neighbourhood, people have posted [...]

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Borders become key focus in crime fight

Borders become key focus in crime fight

| 29/06/2017 | 73 Comments
(CNS): Government is likely to be investing more cash in fighting crime at Cayman’s borders, as the security of the coastline becomes the key focus for the authorities. The rise in the number of guns on Grand Cayman in recent months means the police and other enforcement agencies are now direc [...]

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Sellers need to transfer cars lawfully to avoid arrest

Sellers need to transfer cars lawfully to avoid arrest

| 27/06/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): People selling vehicles are being warned that if they don’t properly transfer ownership, they could face arrest if the car is connected to a crime and their name is still on the papers. With the rise in stolen cars being used in burglaries and robberies, police recommend that once a sal [...]

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Cayman joins regional anti-terrorist security plan

Cayman joins regional anti-terrorist security plan

| 26/06/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands took part in a CARICOM-EU conference earlier this month aimed at developing a Counter-Terrorism Strategy for the region. Michael Ebanks, the chief officer at the home affairs ministry, led the local delegation of law enforcement officials, where a joint strategy to guide th [...]

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Owners urged to protect cars against techy-thieves

Owners urged to protect cars against techy-thieves

| 25/06/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): With local car thieves now taking advantage of technology to help them break in and drive away stolen cars, the police are urging people to not only to close the windows, lock their vehicles and ensure there are no valuables in them but to also fit anti-theft devices. This is to beat the tech [...]

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