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Tag: RCIPS

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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Police officer recognised for contributions to RCIPS

Police officer recognised for contributions to RCIPS

| 20/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Roje Williams, a police officer who has been on the job for more than 10 years, has received the Chief Officer’s Choice Award for his service from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). The training sergeant knew from when he was young that he wanted to join the Royal Cayman Islands [...]

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Registration deadline nears for police football tourney

Registration deadline nears for police football tourney

| 12/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The annual RCIPS six-a-side football competition has been ongoing in recent weeks, with teams from different units within the organisation, plus a few external squads, playing matches at the CIFA Field in Prospect on weekday evenings. There is still time for teams to register fo [...]

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Police footballers looking for opponents in tourney

Police footballers looking for opponents in tourney

| 12/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is hosting its annual departmental six-a-side Championship League Competition, set for next month. Themed “RCIPS Football Club in the Community for the Community”, the main goal of the competition is to continue to build camarad [...]

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Commitment to job drives top employee

Commitment to job drives top employee

| 06/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Darren Ebanks, fleet and stores manager with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), has been named the latest Chief Officer’s Choice by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Acting Chief Officer Kathryn Dinspel-Powell, amongst other ministry and RCIPS officials, presented the a [...]

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Police roll out youth initiative

Police roll out youth initiative

| 02/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Neighbourhood police officers visited the Black Pearl Skate Park on Saturday, 25 February, to spend time with children participating in a new youth outreach initiative aimed at developing a more positive relationship between youth people and police. The skate park arranged transpo [...]

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Cayman Heart Fund donates AEDs to police

Cayman Heart Fund donates AEDs to police

| 18/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is distributing 20 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) donated by the Cayman Heart Fund among police stations, its detention centre, and other locations, as well as certain response vehicles. These devices interrupt life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias through electric therapy [...]

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The rules of the road for school buses

The rules of the road for school buses

| 15/07/2016 | 12 Comments
What are the rules in regard to where school buses can stop? Twice now I have seen a school bus stop on the roundabout by Hurley’s (on the inside lane) to allow children to disembark. It appears incredibly dangerous to me to expect all traffic entering the roundabout to stop.  Auntie’s answ [...]

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Proper use of four-way flashers

Proper use of four-way flashers

| 12/07/2016 | 8 Comments
What are the rules in regard to moving vehicles with four-way flashers on? I often see vehicles towing trailers (including the police) with four-way flashers on. What does this mean? I learned to drive in the UK where the rules stated it was for the purpose of identifying a stationary vehicle that m [...]

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RCIPS meets with community in Little Cayman

RCIPS meets with community in Little Cayman

| 01/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Inspector Wendy Parchment, area commander for the Sister Islands, recently held a public meeting on Little Cayman in which community members and police discussed how best to move forward on a number of issues. The community raised various concerns including the need for more marine enforcemen [...]

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RCIPS and Youth ACT take crime prevention to the schools

RCIPS and Youth ACT take crime prevention to the schools

| 30/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Six officers with the RCIPS Neighbourhood Policing Department (NPD) recently participated in daylong crime awareness and prevention events for youth at both Clifton Hunter and John Gray high schools.  Organised by the Youth Anti-Crime Trust (Youth ACT) for the fourth straight year, the event [...]

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Primary students visit air and sea police

Primary students visit air and sea police

| 21/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Year 4 students from Bodden Town Primary recently visited both the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit and Air Operations Unit to learn about police specialist operations from the officers themselves.  While at the marine base, the 28 students were also treated to a demonstration by the RCIPS K-9 Unit. [...]

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