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11 women among 22 new RCIPS officers

11 women among 22 new RCIPS officers

| 07/10/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Twenty-two new RCIPS officers, the second recruit class of 2019, officially graduated from basic training on Thursday, 26 September. They have now been assigned to police duties, where they will receive on-the-job training with an experienced officer and will be assessed for their suitability for independent patrolling. Continuous assessments throughout their two-year […]

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RCIPS officers’ 30 years of service

RCIPS officers’ 30 years of service

| 03/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three police officers recently celebrated 30 years of service to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. In August 1989, Police Inspector Rudolph Gordon, Police Inspector Eustace Joseph and Senior Police Constable Stephen Myers joined our ranks after being trained locally as police constables, an RCIPS release said.

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RCIPS chopper back from Bahamas

RCIPS chopper back from Bahamas

| 13/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): During its 6-day deployment to the Bahamas following the passing of catastrophic Hurricane Dorian, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter, X-ray One, flew 42 missions from Nassau to the devastated islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama, carried 125 passengers, including eight young children and 20 adult evacuees, and shipped desperately needed […]

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Police officer organises waterfront clean-up

Police officer organises waterfront clean-up

| 18/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Community police officers, together with staff from the National Roads Authority and the owner of a landscaping company, came together to clean an area by the waterfront that was of concern to members of the public. On Thursday, 8 August, the group cleaned the spot on North Church Street across from Bodden […]

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HR just the ticket for police employee

HR just the ticket for police employee

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Aaliyah Johnson is honest about the fact that she had no idea what she wanted to do professionally when she first walked through the doors of RCIPS headquarters seven years ago as a student intern from CIFEC. “At that point the most direction I had was a curiosity about working in forensics, […]

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RCIPS asks boat owners for search-and-rescue help

RCIPS asks boat owners for search-and-rescue help

| 04/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is looking for owners of small boats to register as volunteers to assist the Search and Rescue Emergency Support Unit in the aftermath of a hurricane or other natural disaster. Eligible types of boats include open aluminium and fibreglass boats up to 16 feet long, dinghies, […]

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RCIPS trainee promoted to  CSI officer

RCIPS trainee promoted to CSI officer

| 02/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): New Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO) Tiffany Rankine may not look physically intimidating as she stands at only five feet tall, but her job with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service doesn’t require her to be. “I don’t necessarily have the stature of a crime fighter,” Rankine said, “but gathering forensic evidence […]

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RCIPS sets up dedicated comms link for crime victims

RCIPS sets up dedicated comms link for crime victims

| 29/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has established a Victim Contact Centre dedicated to improving communication with victims of crime, which has been a longstanding request of the community and an objective of RCIPS management. “Whether in community meetings, through feedback on our website, or even just anecdotally through acquaintances, we as […]

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Second class of RCIPS recruits being trained

Second class of RCIPS recruits being trained

| 17/07/2019 | 7 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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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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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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Two RCIPS officers named finalists in regional awards

Two RCIPS officers named finalists in regional awards

| 27/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): At the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police conference, held 21-24 May and hosted by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, two RCIPS officers were named finalists as part of the Regional Recognition Awards Programme held at the same time. During each conference, at a gala in honour of the Amalgamated Security […]

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New police recruits take up official duties

New police recruits take up official duties

| 12/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The 23 police officers comprising the first RCIPS recruit class of 2019 are officially on the job. The 15 men and eight women who graduated to operational duty were recognised in a ceremony held Thursday, 9 May, marking the completion of 15 weeks of training under the Initial Recruit Foundation Course, which […]

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Recruitment fair focuses on public safety careers

Recruitment fair focuses on public safety careers

| 12/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Government is hosting the largest-ever Public Safety Recruitment Fair and Expo on Thursday, 16 May, at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) Sir Vassel Johnson Hall, from 10am-3pm for students and 4pm-7 pm for adults. Eight departments which deal with public safety will be participating in the […]

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RCIPS hosting regional law enforcement conference

RCIPS hosting regional law enforcement conference

| 02/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will be hosting the 34th annual general meeting and conference of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) from 21-24 May. The overall goal of the association is to facilitate regional law enforcement cooperation and exchange of expertise.

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Police meet Cayman Brac community

Police meet Cayman Brac community

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Members of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Senior Command Team, including the police commissioner, hosted a community meeting in Cayman Brac on Thursday, 4 April. Held at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre, attendees at the meeting included members of the community, ministers, government staff and teachers.

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First responders to receive disaster training

First responders to receive disaster training

| 04/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands is going to be the scene of a ‘mass casualty event’ to ensure Cayman’s first responders and related agencies will be prepared in case an actual disaster strikes. From 8-12 April, about 30 people will receive training in mass casualty management (MCM), in a course […]

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Seminar promotes safe lighting for baby turtles

Seminar promotes safe lighting for baby turtles

| 20/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and Department of Environment (DoE) jointly hosted a seminar on turtle-friendly lighting for Seven Mile Beach business owners and property managers on Monday, 18 March. The idea is to set up lighting on beachfront properties that will not cause confusion to hatchlings during nesting season […]

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