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Tag: RCIPS

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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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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Weekend road closure and traffic advisories, 2 & 3 August

Weekend road closure and traffic advisories, 2 & 3 August

| 31/07/2019 | 0 Comments

On Friday, 2 August, Cardinal Avenue, between Harbour Drive and Albert Panton Street, will be closed from 7:00AM to 4:00PM to facilitate Jamaica Independence Celebrations at the location. On Saturday, 3 August, the Saturday Night Live in GT event will be taking place on the George Town waterfront from 4:00PM to 11:00PM. While Harbour Drive will remain open, the side lane between the north and […]

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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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Can cars park between handicapped spots?

Can cars park between handicapped spots?

| 25/06/2019 | 6 Comments

In the attached photo taken at the hospital (see below), a car with a disabled tag (difficult to see in photo, but hanging on the rearview mirror) parked between two other legally parked vehicles in handicapped spots. The car in the middle was parked in the area marked for wheelchair access, thus blocking that designated […]

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UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This week various Cayman departments took part in a joint training programme and exercise with counterparts in the UK and the British High Commission in Kingston to simulate a response to a major hurricane strike on Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Local participants in the exercise were teams from the Governor’s Office, […]

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Why are name and address details of crimes not published?

Why are name and address details of crimes not published?

| 14/06/2019 | 3 Comments

Can you explain why the local media (CNS included) does not publish the exact name and location of accidents, robberies, police arrests etc.? Media seems to have no problem identifying people who are involved in water sports incidents. It would be helpful to know that individuals living near XYZ condos should be on the lookout for […]

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Motorists advised of funeral procession for Justice Charles Quin

Motorists advised of funeral procession for Justice Charles Quin

| 12/06/2019 | 1 Comment

The public is advised that there will be a funeral procession for Justice Charles Quin on Friday, 14 June, starting from Bodden Funeral Home on Walkers Road, and travelling via Walkers Road, Smith Road, Huldah Avenue, North Sound Road, Godfrey Nixon Way, and Eastern Avenue to St. George’s Anglican Church on Courts Road. The procession is expected to […]

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RCIPS reminder on restrictions on road closure requests

RCIPS reminder on restrictions on road closure requests

| 12/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The RCIPS is reminding the public about restrictions on road closure requests for events that were implemented in October 2018. Namely, the RCIPS is no longer authorising road closures of main arterial roads (including the George Town waterfront) around the island on workdays during peak hours, which are 7-9AM and 4-7PM. The original press release […]

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Road closures for Queen’s Birthday celebrations

Road closures for Queen’s Birthday celebrations

| 06/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures happening in order to facilitate the Queen’s Birthday ceremonies on Saturday, 8 June. Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Mary Street, and Edward Street will be closed between Fort Street and Dr. Roy’s Drive from 6:00AM and re-open after the ceremonies by about 12:00PM.

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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 | 3 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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Road closures for CIMA charity walk/run Sunday, 26 May

Road closures for CIMA charity walk/run Sunday, 26 May

| 24/05/2019 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority will be hosting their Charity Walk/Run on Sunday, 26 May, starting at 5:30AM. The event begins at Elizabethan Square on Shedden Road, and participants will travel along Goring Avenue, Walkers Road, Smith Road, Bobby Thompson Way, Fairbanks Road, Aspiration Drive, Academy Way, Walkers Road, South Church Street, Harbour Drive, North […]

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Are people allowed to ride in the back of trucks?

Are people allowed to ride in the back of trucks?

| 15/05/2019 | 8 Comments

What does the law state about people riding in the back of pickup trucks? I know many people that have received tickets for not wearing a seatbelt but then I see guys in the back of trucks (which have no protection whatsoever) all the time. What gives? Auntie’s answer: It is illegal for people to […]

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