September 20, 2023

Cayman: National Security Council Meeting Prefaced Successful Holiday Operation

Grand Cayman, 20 January 2022 –  The National Security Council met for its final meeting of 2022 on Tuesday 1 November. The meeting covered a number of timely concerns including each of the following:  *   Commissioner of Police Mr. Derek Byrne briefed the Council on the current status of criminal and drug related activities, traffic […]

Cayman: CBC migrant operations a success

The Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) assisted by officers from Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Services and Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman carried out two successful operations on 11 January 2023. Sixteen (16) male migrants were repatriated to the Republic of Cuba and twenty (20) migrants were transported from Cayman Brac to Grand […]

Defence Procurement International: Mass conscription or not?

The war in Ukraine and Russia’s “partial mobilisation,” which saw mass protests and an exodus of young men from the country, raises some uncomfortable questions not just for Russian forces, but militaries in general, regarding the persistent shortfall of young, willing warriors in their ranks. By Peter Polack Several dozen countries have limited The necessity […]

Women in Policing Conference

Cayman: RCIPS Staff Attend Women in Policing Conference in London, 21 November Three RCIPS women in leadership positions travelled to the UK to attend the Women in Policing Conference in London. The annual conference seeks to provide current and future female leaders in the field of policing with the skills needed to achieve success in […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service welcomes 12 young Caymanian firefighters

Grand Cayman 18 November – 12 young Caymanian Firefighters have joined the ranks of the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) with oaths to save lives and protect property throughout the Cayman Islands. The new Firefighters which comprise 1 female and 11 males were recognised in a graduation ceremony held at the Lions Centre on Friday […]

Cayman remembers

Remembrance Sunday Celebrated Dignitaries and attendees, donned in poppies, gathered together in honour of fallen seafarers and veterans this morning.   Following tradition, the Remembrance Sunday events, which took place at the Elmslie Memorial Church on Grand Cayman and the War Memorial Cenotaph on Cayman Brac, fell silent precisely at 11 a.m. for two minutes […]

The Police Service Commission announces Superintendents’ Recruitments for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service

From the Secretariat of the Police Service Commission (PSC) The Police Service Commission (PSC) announces the promotion of five officers to the rank of Superintendent, for the Royal Cayman Islands Police (RCIPS).  His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper, Police Service Commission Chairman, says: “I congratulate all those who were successful in this highly competitive recruitment […]

Cayman: Scout Commissioner retires from YSU but not Scouting

Grand Cayman – Wednesday, 2 November 2022 – Executive Commissioner of CI Scout Association (CISA), Mr. Winston Hayle retires from the Ministry of Youth’s Youth Services Unit (YSU) following 30 years in the Civil Service. Nevertheless, he will continue in his current role in service to the CISA. Reflecting on his retirement, Head of Youth Services Unit, […]

RICPS attends funeral in London

Cayman: RCIPS Contingent Attends Her Late Majesty’s Funeral in London From RCIPS A contingent of six RCIPS officers have travelled to London for the funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Today, 19 September, the officers attended the funeral parade, with Detective Sergeant Dausea Scott, head of our Domestic Violence Investigation Team and a […]

29 new recruits join Cayman Islands Regiment

Grand Cayman, 16 August 2022 – The Cayman Islands Regiment (CIR) welcomed 29 recruits as part of its Cohort 3 in a graduation ceremony held on Sunday, 14 August 2022, at Cayman International School Arts and Recreational Centre.      The new recruits received two weeks of intense basic military skills training, marking the start of their […]