December 18, 2018

Breaking the Cycle

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Cayman Islands: HMCIPS ROTL – Breaking the Cycle In a continued effort to reduce recidivism, Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service welcomed the first graduating class from the Release on Temporary License (ROTL) rehabilitation programme. Family, friends and HMCIPS staff recently celebrated the achievements of 24 graduates, and recognised the hard work of four former […]

Cayman Islands prison making a difference together

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Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) leaders and juvenile inmates are currently working together to construct a basketball court on the prison grounds. Prison Director Neil Lavis said the juveniles recently asked for a basketball court because they did not have one in their exercise yard. “Although exercise is mandatory and built into their […]

Lightning hits prison store

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Lightning strikes stores building at Cayman Islands HMP Northward At approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning (Wednesday, 27 September 2017) a lightning strike in the vicinity of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) Northward resulted in a fire that consumed the Stores Building. The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) responded to the structure fire. Chief […]

Cayman Islands Prison Service announces Employee of the Month

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HMCIPS Employee of the Month  Prison Officer Marlon Watson, with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), has been named the department’s newest employee of the month. As the officer in charge of the prison’s workshop, Mr. Watson is responsible for the overall operation and for the well-being of all inmates who take part in […]

Cayman prisoners pick up trash

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HMCIPS Inmates Give Back to the Community Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) has rolled out its new community works programme this month, as inmates hit the streets with trash bags in hand, ready to give back to the community. “We are thrilled to launch this pilot clean-up project called “Prison Community Work Party”,” […]

Cayman Islands corrections crackdown: contraband confiscated

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Continued vigilance and a pro-active stance have paid off at Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), by keeping drugs and other contraband from making their way inside prison walls. Just weeks after an officer with HMCIPS stopped an intruder that had thrown a large quantity of marijuana over the prison’s fence, a recent inspection […]

Cayman Islands: HMCIPS Offers Use of Force Training

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Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) recently hosted two prison officers from Bermuda’s Department of Corrections, who were on-island to take part in the Use of Force Training Programme offered at the prison. The two Bermudan prison officers, Steven Simons and Juan Looby, came to Grand Cayman to complete the course with the two […]

Cayman Islands MHA corrects media coverage misrepresentation of facts

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Statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs in Regards to Publication on Prison Service Following the recent ruling by the Gender Equality Tribunal involving Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service, and certain media coverage that misrepresented the facts of the case, the Ministry of Home Affairs wishes to correct a number of inaccuracies contained in […]