January 22, 2019

Cayman Islands police welcomes 23 new recruits in first class of 2019

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From RCIPS Today (Mon), 21 January, the RCIPS welcomes twenty-three new local recruits, who make up its first Recruit Class of 2019. The class consists of eight women and fifteen men, ranging in age from 18 to 40.  Fourteen members of the class are Caymanian. All were sworn in today in a ceremony led by […]

The Editor Speaks: Should the Police Commissioner recruit foreign residents?

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“Once again, the government is making it difficult for Caymanians to secure employment in their own country. “We reject the commissioner’s rationale that transient groups in the community should have representation in the police force, particularly in view of the role of cultural awareness and knowledge in maintaining public safety and effective policing.” The above […]

Cayman Islands: Extension of RCIPS local recruitment deadline and expansion of minimum criteria for applicants

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Today, Thu 9 August, the RCIPS announces that it will be extending the deadline for its local recruitment by two weeks, to Friday, 24 August. “As of yesterday, 8 August, we have received 81 applications from people meeting the minimum criteria, which we consider a very good result,” said Derek Byrne, Commissioner of Police. “However, […]

Cayman Islands police reveal fifteenth firearm recovered this year

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From RCIPS Last Friday, 16 December, detectives recovered a 9mm handgun and thirty rounds of ammunition during searches carried out as part of an ongoing investigation.  This handgun is the fifteenth firearm recovered this year by police. No one has been arrested in connection with the recovery of this firearm. “At midyear, we reported that […]