Tag: Royal Cayman Islands Police Service

Ombudsman looking at cop response to violence report

Ombudsman looking at cop response to violence report

| 21/08/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed that their response to a violent attack on security guards and other staff in the Scotts Marina and George Town Yacht Club area on Sunday night has been referred to the Office of the Ombudsman for investigation. Since the incident, in which one guard was critically […]

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Cops coordinate multiple busts

Cops coordinate multiple busts

| 19/08/2019 | 26 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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Officials find 4 out of 5 bars breaking rules

Officials find 4 out of 5 bars breaking rules

| 25/07/2019 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Police and inspectors from the various relevant government departments went out and about on spot checks of liquor licensed premises on Friday and found that several were breaching their licence requirements. Staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), the Cayman Islands Fire Service and the RCIPS visited five George Town bars to […]

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Ombudsman upholds 7 of 76 cop complaints

Ombudsman upholds 7 of 76 cop complaints

| 06/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Office of the Ombudsman, the independent body that oversees the investigation of complaints made against the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, examined 76 cases last year from a backlog of more than 100 complaints and several dozen new cases made during the course of the year. But just 17 of those cases were […]

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RCIPS invests in eco-beach buggies

RCIPS invests in eco-beach buggies

| 15/02/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has purchased two new, fully-electric all-terrain vehicles to add to its fleet and provide officers with improved capabilities to conduct patrols along the beach and in off-road areas. The RCIPS said this week that police officers expect to test out the new machines this weekend. when they will […]

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Police and DoA round up stray dogs

Police and DoA round up stray dogs

| 11/02/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Community police and staff from the Department of Agriculture focused on dealing with stray dogs last week in an effort to educate the public about the growing problem in Cayman of dangerous dogs roaming the streets and to round up animals that are posing a threat. RCIPS officers went to West Bay and East […]

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Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

| 23/10/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are warning owners who sell their vehicles that they are responsible for ensuring the transfer of ownership to the buyer, otherwise they could still be liable for any criminal or traffic offences associated with their former property. Acting Chief Inspector Everton Spence […]

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UK and local agencies agree on info exchange

UK and local agencies agree on info exchange

| 08/10/2018 | 11 Comments

(CNS): British and Cayman Islands crime fighting agencies appear to have resolved their differences over the exchange of information on beneficial ownership information in criminal probes following recent complaints from the National Crime Agency (NCA) that the Cayman authorities were being uncooperative. Although Premier Alden McLaughlin had refuted these allegations, in a joint statement from […]

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Ombudsman works through 100+ old cop complaints

Ombudsman works through 100+ old cop complaints

| 02/10/2018 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The Office of the Ombudsman is in the process of dealing with more than 120 complaints about the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service that it has received since it was established at the beginning of this year, most of which are historical grievances going back as far as 2010. Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston and her […]

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Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

| 09/08/2018 | 64 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is extending the current recruitment drive period and opening it up to applicants who have been legally resident on the islands for at least four years. Although the recruitment drive was originally for Caymanian and permanent residents only, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne explained that while the service still […]

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Public asked to pick police officer of year

Public asked to pick police officer of year

| 24/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is asking the public to submit nominations for its 2017 Outstanding Service Awards. The annual gongs were established to recognise police officers, support staff, special constables and members of the public for outstanding and meritorious service that enhances public safety and police/public partnerships. The top award is […]

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