September 26, 2020

Update on COVID-19 for Thursday, 7 May 2020 – 2 positives

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Seventy four negative and two positive test results reported. 24-hour hard curfew for Sundays lifted from Cayman Brac immediately and changes to soft curfew are gazetted tonight. Fishing and boating, with a maximum of two persons in one boat, are allowed outside of the 8pm-5am curfew period on Cayman Brac. Restrictions by last name are […]

COVID-19 Update for Thursday, 16 April 2020 – 1 positive result – curfew orders extended

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·         Commissioner of Police announced a new hard curfew order effective from 7 p.m. on Friday, 17 April until 5 a.m. on Friday, 1 May 2020. ·         Soft curfew or “shelter-in-place” order is also extended, with an extension of hours permitted to exercise and a restriction on driving in order to exercise. ·         One positive result was announced […]

Cayman Islands: RCIPS adds 2 ATVs to its fleet for improved beach patrols and off road access

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From RCIPS Today, 13 February, the RCIPS is adding two new, fully-electric All-Terrain Vehicles to its fleet, which will provide officers with improved capabilities to conduct patrols along the beach and in off-road areas. “These vehicles will help us gain access to previously inaccessible areas around the island, and make our beach patrolling more efficient,” […]

The RCIPS facilitates RIDE OUT CAYMAN

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From RCIPS On Sunday, 25 November, police facilitated the “Ride Out Cayman” motorbike event that comprised of both a procession around Grand Cayman and a skills session on a closed road in West Bay. Just under forty street-legal motorbikes participated in the procession around Grand Cayman, which was escorted by police and managed through police […]

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 launch 2018 Local Recruitment Drive

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The RCIPS Launches the 2018 Local Recruitment Drive, 20 July From RCIPS The RCIPS is launching its annual local recruitment drive on 23rd July targeting Caymanians and Permanent Residents between the ages of 18-40 with no restrictions to work.  While the RCIPS has an open recruitment process where applications are accepted all year round, the […]

Cayman Islands Police & Customs disrupt organized criminal operation, over $220,000 of cash seized, 3 persons arrested

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From RCIPS At about 3:40PM on Thursday, 28 June, West Bay Uniform Officers conducted an operation under the Misuse of Drugs Law at an address off Watercourse Road, West Bay. The property was searched and a large quantity of packages containing suspected ganja, along with drug utensils and weighing scales were found. Officers also found […]

Cayman Islands police and Customs officers interdict almost 700 pounds of ganja in two weeks, make 7 arrests

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From RCIPS Over the past two weeks, operations conducted by the Joint Task Force, comprised of RCIPS and Customs officers, have resulted in the interdiction of almost 700lbs of ganja (with an estimated street value ranging from $250,000 to $560,000) along with several arrests. On Tuesday, 19 June, officers intercepted a vessel carrying drugs near […]

The Editor Speaks: Arson. A new low

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The utter disdain that has crept into our society for our hardworking police force reached a new low this morning. “Around 2:45AM this morning, Tuesday, 17 April, police and fire officers were dispatched to the scene of a fire at a local garage on Walkers Road where two new police cars had been damaged as […]

First Cayman Islands police recruit class of 2018 sworn-in

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The RCIPS welcomed the first RCIPS Recruit Class of 2018 last week. An official swearing-in ceremony for the eleven new local constable recruits was held last Thursday, 1 February. The oaths were administered by the Commissioner of Police and witnessed by members of the Senior Command Team. The swearing in marks the beginning of their […]