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Tag: RCIPS

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 t [...]

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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 tra [...]

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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 the [...]

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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. 

Aunt [...]

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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 tha [...]

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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 enforc [...]

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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 e [...]

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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 Un [...]

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Bodden Town Primary students visit marine unit

Bodden Town Primary students visit marine unit

| 05/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit recently hosted 32 Year 1 Bodden Town Primary School students during their daylong field trip to various emergency-response departments. During their visit on Friday, 28 April, Senior Captain PC Hugh Bush and Customs Officer Randolph Jackson presented the dutie [...]

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Sponsorship of police business cards

Sponsorship of police business cards

| 25/04/2016 | 9 Comments

Today the police responded to a vehicle break-in. The officer presented his business card for contact information. On the back of the card was an advertisement for a certain security company. When he saw the look on my face he said that they had sponsored his business cards. Is this even legal or [...]

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Caymanian Marine Unit boss gets top cop prize

Caymanian Marine Unit boss gets top cop prize

| 22/04/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Inspector Leo Anglin, one of the first local officers to be fast-tracked through the ranks of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service on a specialist course, has won a regional police award for career development, which earned him US$5,000 as well as accolades. The school officer at the J [...]

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Can the public videotape police officers?

Can the public videotape police officers?

| 19/04/2016 | 10 Comments

Is it illegal to videotape a police officer who is in a public place performing his or her duties?

Auntie’s answer: As with many things, the answer is both simple and more complicated. To navigate the intricacies, I consulted with the RCIPS, and received a very helpful response.

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Caymanian student spends Easter break with cops

Caymanian student spends Easter break with cops

| 12/04/2016 | 0 Comments

(RCIPS): A few weeks ago, Inspector Kevin Ashworth, head of the RCIPS Training and Development Unit, was pleasantly surprised by an email he received from Emma Lang, aged 21, a Caymanian attending university in the UK. Lang expressed her interest in spending her two-week Easter break “shadowin [...]

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Young police officer a homegrown CSI

Young police officer a homegrown CSI

| 01/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): RCIPS trainee Brittney Parchman has been promoted to Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO). Parchman, 26, who was born and raised in the Cayman Islands, said she knew when she was about 14 that she wanted to pursue a career in forensic science, pointing to the popular CSI television series as < [...]

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Brac officers get emergency lifesaving training

Brac officers get emergency lifesaving training

| 16/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS recently delivered an updated and intensive Emergency First Response Training course on Cayman Brac. This was the first training of such intensity and degree in emergency response to be delivered on the Sister Islands, and to include officers from other law enforcement agencies [...]

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