Tag: RCIPS

Are the police ATVs allowed on the road?

Are the police ATVs allowed on the road?

| 22/02/2019 | 0 Comments

I see the police are going to be using ATVs. I am wondering if they will be driving these on the road as well as the beach. Can you find out? Auntie’s answer: As you note, the RCIPS recently purchased two all-terrain vehicles to be used for patrolling the beach and off-road areas. The police […]

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Urgent case of missing man

Urgent case of missing man

| 05/02/2019 | 0 Comments

What is a Category 1 missing person? Auntie’s answer: This question came up in the comments last week under this article: Search intensifies for missing homeless man. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service was referring to the seriousness of the case of 72-year-old Eral Keith Whitely, who was last seen 26 December. An RCIPS spokesperson […]

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Police talk crime prevention in BT

Police talk crime prevention in BT

| 03/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Community Policing Officers in the Bodden Town District (Beats 3, 4 and 5) recently met residents of the North Sound Gardens community to talk about neighbourhood security. The meeting, held Sunday, 27 January, organised by the Community Policing Departments first crime-prevention workshops of the year.

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Traffic lights need buttons for pedestrians

Traffic lights need buttons for pedestrians

| 01/02/2019 | 6 Comments

Why is it that the pedestrian crossings in central George Town have not been outfitted with the button-operated lights as has been done for other relatively new crossings? These GT crossings are the most used and these lights would certainly benefit pedestrians and drivers (providing they have a delay between activations) if/when installed. Then the […]

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Jamaican police supt speaks to Cayman’s youth

Jamaican police supt speaks to Cayman’s youth

| 23/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of Support Our Youth Month, the Jamaican Assistant Superintendent of Police was the keynote speaker at the Planning for Youth Success Conference held at the University College of the Cayman Islands on Friday, 18 January. Coleridge Minto, of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, who is also the Director for Security and […]

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Victim did not receive police update

Victim did not receive police update

| 18/01/2019 | 7 Comments

Some time ago I was seriously assaulted by someone known to me. The matter was reported to the police and I gave a statement giving details of the assault. Some short time later I became aware that the same person had been arrested for another crime. Since then I have not heard of any charges […]

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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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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 trucks that belch thick black smoke […]

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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 driving through the red light? […]

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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 between the hours of 7:00am and 8:30am, the Poindexter […]

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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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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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