February 6, 2023

3 Cayman Islands police officers suspended after criminal convictions

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From RCIPS Sat Dec 10 2016 Friday, 9 December, three RCIPS officers were formally suspended following criminal convictions for assault over the past week.  In all of these cases the assaults occurred on suspects the officers were taking into custody. Pursuant to 95(2) of the Police Law (2014 Revision), the constables have been suspended from […]

Cayman Islands MLA requests integrity test for Commissioner of Police

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By Georgina Wilcox The embattled Cayman Islands Commissioner of Police, David Baines, whose resignation announcement has just been made is the subject of an integrity test request. West Bay Member of the Legislative Assembly, who is also Deputy Leader of the Opposition Bernie Bush, has requested the test. Bush was also the MLA who had […]

The Editor Speaks: Why don’t we have an Independent Police Complaints Commission?

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One of our stories today features a report from the United Kingdom’s Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) that said a better system for recording the use of force by police in England and Wales is needed to improve public perception. The IPCC says people think force is used more readily than a decade ago. Its […]