Tag: RCIPS

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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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 duties of [...]

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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 et [...]

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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 John [...]

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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. The quick reply to [...]

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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 “shadowing” [...]

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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 inspi [...]

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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 R [...]

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Law school accolades for police

Law school accolades for police

| 06/08/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Four RCIPS officers were recognised at the recent Truman Bodden Law School graduation ceremony, for either completing courses or receiving degrees. Constable Brandaughn Phillips and Sergeant Sharon Lewis earned University of Liverpool Bachelor of Laws full-time and part-time degrees, respec [...]

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RCIPS steps up drive for new recruits

RCIPS steps up drive for new recruits

| 08/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is organizing a number of open days to encourage more applicants during its latest local recruitment drive. The police are looking for Caymanians to join the service as constables. The open days will be held on both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, when potential recruits can visit, ch [...]

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