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Second class of RCIPS recruits being trained

Second class of RCIPS recruits being trained

| 17/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A class of 12 women and 12 men is in the sixth week of initial training as Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) officers. The 24 local recruits comprising the second class of 2019 range in age from 19-41 and includes seven former auxiliary constables who are making the transition to police […]

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New director of the Economics and Statistics Office

New director of the Economics and Statistics Office

| 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Adolphus Laidlow has been named the new director of the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) as of 1 June. Maria Zingapan, the previous director, held the post from 2007 until April this year. Laidlow served as the deputy director from June 2015 but has been with the Cayman Islands Government since February […]

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Customs recruits begin training course

Customs recruits begin training course

| 10/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This week Governor Martyn Roper attended the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers. The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including the relevant laws, interviewing techniques, statement writing, the collection and handling of evidence, the fundamentals of […]

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Police holding community ‘clinics’ over the summer

Police holding community ‘clinics’ over the summer

| 04/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Officers with the Community Policing Department (CPD) recently began a series of community ‘clinics’, starting with three in West Bay and set to continue through the summer, to interact with residents and provide public safety materials. At the clinics, the officers also discussed safety concerns that citizens had and handed out brochures […]

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Young Caymanians join public sector

Young Caymanians join public sector

| 28/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three young Caymanian have recently taken jobs at the Ministry of Health, capitalising on their backgrounds in public health and accounting. Policy advisor Alanis Linwood, deputy chief financial officer Kenisha Lumsden and accounts officer I Cody Ebanks are the new additions to public sector service.

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Director confirmed for Dept of Community Rehabilitation

Director confirmed for Dept of Community Rehabilitation

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Lisa Malice, who has been acting director of the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) since September 2017, has been confirmed as the head of the unit. DCR’s mission is to provide community-based supervision and rehabilitative services to adult offenders, primarily upon the instruction of the courts and the Conditional Release Board.

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Government workers get high marks for customer service

Government workers get high marks for customer service

| 10/06/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, in addressing the recent annual conference of the Cayman Islands Society for Human Resources Professionals Association (CISHRP), pointed to improved grades for customer service for government workers dealing with the public. At the “Connecting the Dots” conference held Friday, 31 May, Manderson, who heads the civil service, said […]

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DCI retreat focuses on team building

DCI retreat focuses on team building

| 05/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) hosted a team-building retreat for staff on Wednesday, 29 May, with author of The Joy in Business and TEDx speaker Joy Baldridge facilitating the training. Among the topics explored were innovative time-management techniques and effective communication systems.

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CFO’s leadership adds up to top employee honours

CFO’s leadership adds up to top employee honours

| 04/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Joel Burke, who is the chief financial officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs, has been named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for April for his “exceptional leadership skills”. During the presentation of the award, Thursday, 30 May, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson commended Burke for being a “critical and […]

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Police offer digital evidence training

Police offer digital evidence training

| 03/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The RCIPS recently hosted an Introduction to Digital Evidence Collection Certification Course. Held during the week of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) conference, the five-day training course, which began 20 May, attracted officers from departments including Customs and Border Control (CBC), HM Cayman Islands Prison Service, Aviation Communication Limited and […]

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