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Tag: RCIPS

Trucks need to be better regulated

Trucks need to be better regulated

| 04/12/2018 | 6 Comments
Are there any rules that apply to the increasing number of large, poorly driven and maintained trucks that threaten the safety of motorists using Shamrock Road? I have seen a speeding truck pass a school bus as children were alighting, trucks that spill their wet load onto vehicles behind, numerous [...]

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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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Following police instructions on the road

Following police instructions on the road

| 12/11/2018 | 3 Comments
If a policeman is directing traffic contrary to the working traffic lights what are drivers supposed to do? Specifically, when the policeman at the junction of Fort Street, Harbour Drive and North Church Street is waving traffic forward but the lights are red, am I supposed to commit an offence by [...]

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Drivers need to turn off their high beams

Drivers need to turn off their high beams

| 23/10/2018 | 39 Comments
What are the laws regarding the use of high beam lights in vehicles? I’m constantly blinded by at least 35% of vehicles driving around with high beam lights for no real reason. Maybe you can ask RCIPS as well if this is not enforceable or should I just have a spotlight to beam back into […] [...]

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Distraught over neighbour’s barking dogs

Distraught over neighbour’s barking dogs

| 11/10/2018 | 26 Comments
I have had to listen to the excessive barking of my neighbour’s dogs for years now. I am not exaggerating when I say these dogs bark all day every day and all night every night and I have honestly come to the point where I cannot tolerate this any longer. I do not look forward […] [...]

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RCIPS urges traffic safety around schools

RCIPS urges traffic safety around schools

| 23/08/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Monday is the start of a new academic year at all government schools, and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is reminding drivers about particular traffic issues that impact road safety during morning commuting, especially in the Eastern Districts. the police noted that betwee [...]

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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 a [...]

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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 “Dan [...]

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Motorcycles should stay in their lane

Motorcycles should stay in their lane

| 09/07/2018 | 9 Comments
I very frequently notice motorcycles and scooters driving down the middle of the road and in the bicycle lanes in an apparent effort to evade traffic. Is this practice legal? If so, how does it affect other drivers’ “right of way” within their lane position? If there was an accident, how is fa [...]

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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 K [...]

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Reporting dangerous drivers to the police

Reporting dangerous drivers to the police

| 23/05/2018 | 10 Comments
Who should we call if we see dangerous driving on the roads and would like to report the licence plate? Auntie’s answer: There are two possibilities depending on the timing of the event, a police spokesperson explained. If you see an incident on the road taking place and “you believe that the dr [...]

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Too many police at pedestrian crossing

Too many police at pedestrian crossing

| 14/05/2018 | 4 Comments
I would like to know why the RCIPS feels it is necessary to have officers (sometimes three) directing traffic and pedestrians at a junction where there are perfectly operating lights that do this function? I am referring to the junction of Fort Street and Harbour Drive and North Church Street.  Hav [...]

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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 and DEH help clean up Watler’s Road

RCIPS and DEH help clean up Watler’s Road

| 06/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RCIPS community officers last week took part in their 10th community clean-up this year, heading to the Watler’s Road community Wednesday, 2 May. The officers started the initiative last year in West Bay who, in response to residents’ concerns, facilitated contacts and coordina [...]

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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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