November 28, 2021

Cayman Islands Prison Service announces Employee of the Month

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HMCIPS Employee of the Month  Prison Officer Marlon Watson, with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), has been named the department’s newest employee of the month. As the officer in charge of the prison’s workshop, Mr. Watson is responsible for the overall operation and for the well-being of all inmates who take part in […]

Cayman Islands: HMCIPS officers to receive training in the UK

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Over the next three months, 12 staff members with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) will travel to the United Kingdom (UK) for training geared towards upskilling correctional staff in Overseas Territories. On Saturday (19 August 2017), two officers travelled to the UK to participate in the Middle Management Intensive Development Programme with the […]

Cayman Islands corrections crackdown: contraband confiscated

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Continued vigilance and a pro-active stance have paid off at Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), by keeping drugs and other contraband from making their way inside prison walls. Just weeks after an officer with HMCIPS stopped an intruder that had thrown a large quantity of marijuana over the prison’s fence, a recent inspection […]

Official launch of the Cayman Islands Fire Rescue Vessel

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On Friday (18 November 2016) the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS), officially unveiled its new rescue vessel at the George Town Yacht Club with help from the Ministry of Home Affairs. The 32-foot rescue boat is equipped with a GPS, flood lights, spot lights and can reach speeds of up to 50 mph. The vessel […]

Cayman Islands Prisons awards Employee of the Month

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HMCIPS Awards Employee of the Month Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) is proud to announce the recipient of Employee of the Month for October 2016 as Officer Mark Purnwasy. Prison Director Neil Lavis presented Officer Purnwasy with a framed certificate on Wednesday, 2 November 2016 amongst colleagues and friends. Mr. Lavis said Officer […]

Recruits test their fitness

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Potential Cayman Islands prison officers recruits test their fitness More than 60 people hit the track early Saturday morning to put their fitness to the test, in hopes of becoming a new recruit with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). The officer recruitment exercise began at 7 a.m. on 22 October 2016 at the […]

Cayman Islands High School students ACT to prevent crime

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Over 200 Year Ten students at John Gray High School saw firsthand the real consequences of making bad life-choices during Youth Crime Prevention Day (YCPD) on Tuesday, 28 June, 2016. Instead of going to their regular classes, John Gray High School students went to the Family Life Centre to attend workshops on the causes and […]

Cayman Islands prisoners help elderly

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Prisoners and Staff Assist the Elderly in the Northward Area As part of the Corrections Week activities, the Prison Service assisted a neighbour in need. The ninety-nine year old resident and her 78 year old daughter live in a lovely home in Northward. However, unable to do any gardening themselves because of age and health […]

32 Cuban migrants repatriated from Cayman Islands

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Thirty two Cuban migrants were repatriated yesterday (Tuesday, 1 March 2016) in a joint operation by Immigration, Customs and Her Majesty’s Prison Service officers. With the departure of the 28 males and four females, the remaining 102 migrants continue to be housed at the Immigration Detention Centre and at facilities in East End, Bodden Town […]

Cayman Islands Premier statement to LA re revelations on immigration officials, police officer, prison officer and his own political assistant

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Statement to the Legislative Assembly By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 8 December, 2014 Madam Speaker, We will all have seen, read or heard in the media recently of unfortunate circumstances surrounding the Department of Immigration, the Prison Service and Royal Cayman Islands Police Service While I do not want to get into […]