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Tag: RCIPS

Cops retirement discrimination case opens

Cops retirement discrimination case opens

| 26/10/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): A class action brought by around a dozen police and former police officers who say the Royal Cayman Islands Police Association discriminated against them due to both age and nationality opened in Grand Court Tuesday before Justice Robin McMillan. Arguing on behalf of the police officers in t [...]

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Police failure blamed for child sex abuse acquittals

Police failure blamed for child sex abuse acquittals

| 15/09/2016 | 66 Comments
(CNS): Two local men accused of consistently sexually abusing a child in the family home have been acquitted after the judge pointed to the “gross incompetence” of the police investigation that undermined the evidence and prejudiced the defendants so much that he had no choice but to find the me [...]

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Careers in balance for cops charged with assault

Careers in balance for cops charged with assault

| 09/09/2016
(CNS): Two police officers charged with assault, as the crown claims they used excessive force when they tasered a suspect twice during an arrest, must wait more than six weeks for the magistrate’s verdict as their RCIPS careers hang in the balance. Cardiff Robinson (31) and Austin Etienne (45) we [...]

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Uniform branches push careers at popular job fair

Uniform branches push careers at popular job fair

| 07/09/2016 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Over 300 Caymanians interested in working with some of the public sector’s uniform branches turned up to see what was on offer at a recruitment fair for the police, fire and prison services last month. While the Cayman Islands Fire Service, which is currently looking for 15 new officers, ha [...]

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Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

| 23/08/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The local fire, prison and police services are joining forces this month to enhance their respective recruitment drives and encourage young Caymanians to start a career in law enforcement and public safety. Between them the uniformed services are looking for up to 32 local people to join any [...]

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Senior cop reveals troubles at GTPS

Senior cop reveals troubles at GTPS

| 15/08/2016
(CNS): Chief Inspector Frank Owens told the court last week that he was forced to dismiss and transfer a number of police officers when he took over as the head of the George Town Police Station in 2011 and was faced with numerous challenges in the job. Giving evidence in a civil case brought by [&h [...]

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Cop accuses senior officer of abuse

Cop accuses senior officer of abuse

| 11/08/2016
(CNS): More than five years after PC Cardiff Robinson first accused a senior police officer of assaulting him, the young officer described in court Thursday the targeted abuse and bullying he suffered at the hands Chief Inspector Frank Owens. Giving evidence to support a civil claim he filed against [...]

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RCIPS seeking at least ten local new recruits

RCIPS seeking at least ten local new recruits

| 05/08/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The police are on the hunt for at least ten likely candidates who have what it takes to join the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The RCIPS launched a new recruitment drive today, 5 August, which will last until Monday 5 September, and they are looking for at least ten new local faces to [...]

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Cops battle over 1,300 outstanding warrants

Cops battle over 1,300 outstanding warrants

| 14/07/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): The police’s battle with outstanding warrants is getting worse. According to the latest figures released by the courts to a local defence attorney Monday, 1,006 warrants have been issued to people who have failed to appear for either criminal or traffic cases in the court, and there are [...]

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Community policing works, says Ennis

Community policing works, says Ennis

| 17/06/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Acting Commissioner of Police Anthony Ennis has told legislatures that he is committed to developing community policing in the RCIPS as he believes it is an effective way of dealing with the perception of crime as well deterring criminals. The senior officer, who is standing in the top boots [...]

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Premier accuses Bridger of extortion

Premier accuses Bridger of extortion

| 08/06/2016 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has accused the former head of the corruption probe into the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service of blackmail. Following two letters sent to McLaughlin by Martin Bridger, who continues to be engaged in various legal issues relating to the fallout of Operation Tempura, [...]

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