October 21, 2019

Cayman Islands – UPDATE as of 18 January 2019 : Water-Related Death Involving Child Near East End, 4 January

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tttt The RCIPS would like to inform that a post-mortem examination of the child victim in this matter was conducted by a pediatric pathologist; the examination confirmed a finding of drowning as the cause of death. The age of the victim, a girl, was 22 months. The Police investigation into this matter has not yet […]

Cayman Islands: Man charged with multiple offenses, including possession of child pornography, 20 December

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From RCIPS Wednesday morning, 20 December, a man, aged 49 of West Bay, was charged with multiple offences, including Using an ICT Service to Defraud, Abuse, Annoy, Threaten, or Harrass, and Possession of Child Pornography/Indecent Images. The man, a former lecturer at UCCI, appeared in court this afternoon, 20 December, and has been remanded overnight […]

Cayman Islands police concerned about increasing number of domestic incidents

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RCIPS Concerned about Increasing Number of Domestic Incidents By Jacqueline Carpenter From RCIPS In December officers have been responding to a rising number of domestic incidents, often with violent aspects.  In one weekend this month, twelve incidents were reported; overall, reports of domestic violence are up 44% year-to-date in comparison with last year. The RCIPS […]

Cayman Islands announces free domestic violence intervention training workshop

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is holding a free three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme workshop (Tuesday, 29 November to Thursday, 1 December 2016). Suitable for front-line professionals or those wanting to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relations and how to help others, the certificate course will take place at George Town Library, […]

The Editor Speaks: Suffer little children

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“Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” – Jesus Christ The utterly appalling mishandling by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service of the recent child abuse case leading to the acquittal of two child abuse suspects is almost without precedence. I am […]

The Editor Speaks: Child abuse goes mainly unpunished

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Over twelve months ago an article appeared in the Cayman Compass saying there were no statistics available at that time (May 27 2015) on the number of police convictions for child abuse. The article went on to say: “Despite recent survey results suggesting one in five young girls have suffered sexual abuse by an adult, […]

The Editor Speaks: All talk but where are the results?

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We in Cayman have like many other countries seem to have an increase in home invasions and aggravated burglaries, robberies of small business and street muggings. We in Cayman have like many other countries much talk and long term strategies, one is even called, “the Crime Reduction Strategy”. Early intervention programmes that receive positive feedback […]