May 22, 2018

Update: Cayman Islands DOI Enforcement Division operations

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• DOI Enforcement Division continues to crackdown on suspects in breach of the Immigration law • Joint operations with the RCIPS, DLP and Customs deem successful. • Operations conducted in the last two weeks resulted in seven arrests and 30 spot-checks on individuals. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement […]

Cayman Islands: RCIPS and FedEx assist local taxi operator in reuniting a visitor with her lost handbag, 1 May

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From RCIPS Last week, the RCIPS and FedEx assisted a local taxi operator in reuniting a visitor with her lost handbag. Taxi operator Romellia Welcome first approached the RCIPS after she realized that the handbag which had been left in her taxi did not belong to one of her relatives. It was property of a […]

Cayman Islands: Assault GBH at West Bay Public Beach, 2 May

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On Wednesday evening, 2 May, police received a report of an assault at the West Bay Public Beach. It was reported that a man had been at the location at about 6:30PM, when he was approached by four other males, threatened, and then attacked. The victim fell to the ground during the attack and was […]

Cayman Islands: Attempted robbery at West Bay Bakery, 3 May

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From RCIPS Yesterday evening, 3 May, officers were dispatched to a report of an attempted robbery at Caribbean Bakery, on Mount Pleasant Road, West Bay. At about 8:20PM, two staff members had just finished closing up and were about to exit when a man opened the door from the outside and entered the store, brandishing […]

Cayman Islands: New police dog joins the RCIPS K-9 Unit

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From RCIPS This past Friday, 27 April, the RCIPS added a new member to its K-9 Unit. Athena is a two-year-old Dutch Herder who is trained to pursue, track and apprehend suspects, and to locate property that has recently been dropped or stolen, for example, if a suspect has attempted to dispose of an item […]

Exercise at Kittiwake

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RCIPS dive team conducts exercise at the Kittiwake, 30 April From RCIPS Yesterday afternoon, 30 April, a team of RCIPS officers and civilian support staff conducted a dive training exercise on the wreck of the Kittiwake. The exercise was aimed at getting the members of the dive team more familiar with underwater search and recovery […]

New Cayman Islands police website launches as a platform for greater communication and transparency

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By Jacqueline Carpenter From RCIPS Today (Tue), 1 May, the RCIPS launched a new website that significantly expands public access to immediate information about public safety, crime news and the RCIPS itself.  The new site, which displays all police press releases publicly for the first time and features an interactive beat map, is a sophisticated […]

Cayman Islands: Officials from the RCIPS, Customs, and CI Hot Rod Association survey land for off-road motorsports facility in East End, 26 April

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On Thursday, 26 April, RCIPS officials joined representatives from HM Customs, the Youth Services Unit, and the Cayman Hot Rod and Motocross Associations, in East End, to survey land that will be the site of a new off-road racing facility. Yesterday’s meeting marks another step forward in finding a community-based solution to the issue of […]

Cayman Islands: Diving equipment stolen in West Bay, 25 April

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Yesterday, 25 April, officers responded to a report of a theft of diving equipment from the porch of a residence on Uncle Bob Road, West Bay. The equipment was discovered missing at about 7:00AM and included two bags of dive gear, a pair of Mares Avanti Quattro fins and two pairs of H2O black and […]

The Editor Speaks: Crime still high – less than 1% drop and serious crime up just over 1%

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If you analyze the statistics just released by the RCIPS – see iNews Cayman story today “Cayman Islands Crime and Traffic Statistics Report 2017” – you will note that nearly half – 44% – of all crime is serious. These comparisons are against year 2016. I must commend the RCIPS on providing more detail than […]