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RCIPS issues tips for holiday boat safety

RCIPS issues tips for holiday boat safety

| 18/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit(JMU)  has issued an advisory for taking part in watersports over the holidays, especially boating and diving. The JMU noted that from November through April Cayman can be subject to strong winds and weather conditions that can affect people’s ability to go out on their boats.

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Uniformed officers lauded for long service

Uniformed officers lauded for long service

| 12/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A total of 136 officers from the uniformed services of the Cayman Islands Government were honoured during the Overseas Territories Long Service Medal presentation ceremony that took place at Government House on Thursday, 6 December 2018. Officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the Cayman Islands Fire Service and Her Majesty’s […]

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RCIPS pays tribute to Mark Luke

RCIPS pays tribute to Mark Luke

| 19/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 60 people gathered at the Joint Marine Base in Newlands to celebrate the life and service of SPC Mark Luke, a former member of the unit and beloved colleague who passed away after a long battle with cancer in August.

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Guest speaker inspires Frances Bodden residents

Guest speaker inspires Frances Bodden residents

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Since June, the Bodden Town Community Policing Department (CPD) has been conducting a weekly outreach programme for residents of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home. On Wednesday, 3 October, the officers invited a special guest speaker, young Caymanian Doralee Wright, to address the residents.

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Community officers reach out to children’s home

Community officers reach out to children’s home

| 16/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Officers from the Bodden Town Community Policing Department (CPD) recently hosted a BBQ and fun day at the Frances Bodden Children’s Home for kids and staff. The Friday, 10 August, event was put together by PC Norice Artwell and AC Tameka Joseph-Ricketts, who organised food and activities for the children, including a […]

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Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

| 09/08/2018

(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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RCIPS 2018 recruitment drive begins

RCIPS 2018 recruitment drive begins

| 22/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The RCIPS launched its annual local recruitment drive Monday, 23 July, targeting Caymanians and permanent residents aged 18-40 who have no restrictions to work. While applications are accepted throughout the year, the RCIPS will be intensifying its efforts through Friday, 10 August, to prepare for the second recruit class of 2018.

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Central GT roads get safety makeover

Central GT roads get safety makeover

| 19/07/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A partnership between the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and the National Roads Authority (NRA) to enhance public safety has improved road markings and traffic signs on the waterfront and in central George Town. Auxiliary Constable Fabian O’Connor (aka the “Dancing Policeman”) has been the driving force on the project.

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RCIPS recognises outstanding service for 2017

RCIPS recognises outstanding service for 2017

| 04/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): PC Christopher Donaldson of the Community Policing Department (CPD) was named Police Officer of the Year at the Outstanding Service Awards the RCIPS held last week at Government House. The awards recognise the efforts of officers who performed exceptionally throughout 2017, as well as support staff and community members who contributed significantly […]

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Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) led an emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The simulated emergency comprised a rapidly unfolding terrorist situation involving two vicious thugs, the hijacking of a small commercial flight, shootouts, fatalities and more than 12 people taken as hostages.

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Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

| 25/05/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Representatives from the RCIPS, Dart Realty and the Lighthouse School met at Camana Bay Wednesday, 23 May, to unveil 10 new disabled parking signs which were designed and illustrated by students from the school as part of a joint project initiated by community officer PC Jonathan Kern.

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Public asked to pick police officer of year

Public asked to pick police officer of year

| 24/05/2018 | 15 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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Coordinated effort reunites tourist with lost bag

Coordinated effort reunites tourist with lost bag

| 08/05/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A local taxi driver, a senior police officer and a George Town courier firm all worked together last week to help reunite a cruise visitor with her missing bag. Taxi operator Romellia Welcome went to the RCIPS to see if they could help when she found a handbag had been left in her […]

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RCIPS conducts dive exercise at Kittiwake

RCIPS conducts dive exercise at Kittiwake

| 01/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of RCIPS officers and civilian support staff conducted a training exercise at the wreck of the Kittiwake on Monday, 30 April to enable the dive team to get more familiar with underwater search and recovery in general, and in and around the site itself.

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Plans for motorsports facility roll on

Plans for motorsports facility roll on

| 30/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Representatives from the RCIPS, Customs, the Youth Services Unit and the Cayman Hot Rod and Motocross associations recently met in East End to survey the site of a new off-road racing facility. The 26 April meeting marks another step forward in finding a community-based solution to the issue of non-street legal motorbikes […]

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