Tag: RCIPS

RCIPS sends more cops to BVI

RCIPS sends more cops to BVI

| 03/10/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Sixteen RCIPS officers deployed to the British Virgin Islands last month returned to Cayman on Monday and another 16 officers left to replace them. The second group will take over the duties their colleagues were doing to support the BVI police in providing security during the continued per [...]

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Despite efforts, police lag in local recruitment

Despite efforts, police lag in local recruitment

| 24/09/2017 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Trainee police officers are the highest paid of all new recruits in the uniform services but the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has the hardest time recruiting Caymanians into its ranks. Customs, immigration and the fire service all have 100% local staff or close to it, whereas Caymanian [...]

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Cayman relief teams in BOTs braving Maria

Cayman relief teams in BOTs braving Maria

| 19/09/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): RCIPS officers in the British Virgin Islands and medical and emergency personnel in Anguilla, deployed to assist those islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, are remaining to face the onslaught of Hurricane Maria, which is expected to pass over the Virgin Islands as a category 5 tomorrow [...]

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RCIPS officers help recapture prisoners in BVI

RCIPS officers help recapture prisoners in BVI

| 15/09/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): An operation run by British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands police officers, alongside British Royal Marines and 47 UK police officers, resulted in the capture of over 100 escaped criminals from the Balsam Ghut prison on Tortola, BVI Governor Gus Jaspert stated yesterday. It is not clear if [...]

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RCIPS assists devastated BVI and TCI

RCIPS assists devastated BVI and TCI

| 10/09/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS chopper has been sent to the Turks and Caicos Islands and 16 Cayman Islands officers are now in the British Virgin Islands to help those islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. According to the RCIPS, the deployment of cops to the BVI was in response to an urgent request yester [...]

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Over 50 cops on extended holidays

Over 50 cops on extended holidays

| 30/08/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): There are currently 56 police officers enjoying extended paid holidays because the RCIPS got into a potentially costly situation regarding the build-up of what is known as ‘comp time’. At the end of December 2016 police officers had racked up almost 52,000 hours of overtime, extra [...]

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Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

| 23/08/2017
(CNS): A Jamaican national who is on the run from the law in that country appeared in the Cayman Islands Summary Court Tuesday, charged with illegal landing, and has been remanded in custody. O’Brien Ellis, who is from Westmoreland, is wanted by law enforcement authorities in Jamaica as he is [...]

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Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

| 22/08/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Police were out in force in and around Rum Point, Sunday, patrolling the area to clamp down on anti-social behaviour, they said. Officers also set up a roadblock near the Frank Sound Road-Bodden Town Road junction in an effort to address other issues such as drinking and driving, drug misuse, [...]

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Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 28-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and dangerous driving after he crashed his car into a pick-up truck on Bodden Town Road, Sunday evening, after he careered through a police roadblock. The man was driving a Jeep Wrangler and he had already had a minor [...]

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Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay who was wanted by police in connection with a firearm incident in February was arrested on Saturday afternoon at a restaurant on West Bay Road. Police heard that the man had been spotted and, just before 3:15pm, officers from the Criminal Investigations Departm [...]

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Police warn teens on perils of social media

Police warn teens on perils of social media

| 16/08/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Following reports to the RCIPS over the last week that indecent photographs of young locals were being circulated and posted on Instagram the police issued a warning to teens about the dangers of social media and the misuse of pictures that they may be taking and sharing. “We do not want to [...]

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