Tag: RCIPS

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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Another BT neighbourhood joins watch programme

Another BT neighbourhood joins watch programme

| 16/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RCIPS Community Officers in Bodden Town joined forces with the residents of Valley Garden on Saturday, 10 March, to launch the first neighbourhood watch programme in the district for 2018, bringing to eight the number of such groups active in that area. The initiative aims to tackl [...]

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Police need to ticket disabled spot offenders

Police need to ticket disabled spot offenders

| 08/03/2018 | 0 Comments
Can you confirm the RCIPS policy towards people parked in disabled parking spots? There have been reports that the RCIPS will endeavour to contact the owner of the vehicle to ask them to move before sending a patrol vehicle to ticket the offending vehicle. Here is a copy of one such report posted o [...]

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Police youth outreach continues at skate park

Police youth outreach continues at skate park

| 01/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of kids from George Town and Bodden were treated to an afternoon of fun and games at the Black Pearl Skate Park, thanks to the efforts of the RCIPS Community Policing Department, the Cayman Islands Skateboard Association and Hurley’s. More than 20 young people aged 5 to 1 [...]

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RCIPS recruits sworn in

RCIPS recruits sworn in

| 11/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The first RCIPS recruit class of 2018 was sworn in at a ceremony held Thursday, 1 February. The 11 new local constable recruits will now begin an intensive 17-week training course, after which they will receive on-the-job training during a two-year probationary period. At the end o [...]

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Wants information on police traffic unit

Wants information on police traffic unit

| 29/01/2018 | 8 Comments
Do we have a count of how many of the 407 RCIPS (343 enlisted, 64 civilian) are engaged full time in the Traffic Unit? How much of the more than $30 million/year we pay is apportioned to that unit, and how do they rationalise that expenditure? Is there an annual report or statistics that can [&helli [...]

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Injured driver wants to use handicapped spot

Injured driver wants to use handicapped spot

| 30/11/2017 | 4 Comments
What if I have a legitimate injury that makes it hard/painful for me to walk but I am not permanently disabled? Can I use a Blue Spot? Auntie’s answer: Today’s question appeared as a comment on a CNS article about the RCIPS announcing a no-tolerance policy on people who illegally park in spots [...]

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Driver wants answers on roadblock

Driver wants answers on roadblock

| 21/11/2017 | 7 Comments
Can you let us know why the police are blocking off the road in the morning that connects you to the Newlands bypass (East-West Arterial) and, more importantly, to Prospect Primary School? Auntie’s answer: The police have put a roadblock in place to limit access to Poindexter Road in the morning, [...]

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RCIPS sends third group of officers to BVI 

RCIPS sends third group of officers to BVI 

| 30/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A third contingent of Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers travelled to the British Virgin Islands on Thursday, 26 October, following the return of 16 officers earlier that day who had completed a three-week deployment to offer support in the wake of the destruction caused [...]

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Primary students learn about road safety

Primary students learn about road safety

| 05/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Representatives from Rotary and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) visited Cayman International School (CIS) last week to discuss proper pedestrian and road-user safety as part of Cayman’s Rotary Clubs’ Share the Road campaign. Rotarian Dawn Cummings and RCIPS Insp [...]

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