May 16, 2022

Cayman: UPDATE: Search Operation Transitions to Search and Recovery, One Man Arrested

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UPDATE: 25 April 2022 Over this past weekend, 23 – 24 April, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard and RCIPS resumed search efforts for three men who were reported to have fallen overboard from a vessel in the North Sound on Friday, 22 April, without success. During searches on Sunday, 24 April, life vests and other […]

Cayman: Public urged to remain vigilant through Easter by Health Officials and RCIPS

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From Ministry of Health and Wellness/RCIPS Grand Cayman, 14 April 2022 – Residents and visitors of the Cayman Islands are being urged by Public Health and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service to remain aware of COVID-19 regulations especially during public events planned for the Easter long weekend. Statement by interim Chief Medical Officer, Dr Autilia Newton […]

Travel Cayman Staff Ticketed by RCIPS for Quarantine Breach

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The Ministry of Border Control & Labour having the responsibility for Travel Cayman confirms that a staff member of Travel Cayman was ticketed by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) on Tuesday, 29 March for an incident involving a breach of quarantine which took place on Monday, 28 March 2022. The staff member is […]

Cayman: RCIPS stress patience on the roads in lead up to Christmas & Audio messages of support from Governor & Deputy Governor

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From RCIPS This weekend, 18-19 December, was the third of the RCIPS Holiday Safety campaign, Winter Guardian, and the busiest yet for officers enforcing the road safety component of the campaign. 57 prosecutions were made, 28 speeding tickets issued, 27 for tint, and 2 DUI’s. Officers also responded to 28 MVA’s, one being a pedestrian […]

RCIPS issues advisory on tech support scams

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The RCIPS has received reports of an increasing number of ‘tech support scams’ across the Island. Tech support scams involve scammers making contact and using scare tactics to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services to “fix” a non-existent problem with your device or software. The goal of such scams is to steal […]

Cayman: RCIPS FCIU issues reminder on importance of reviewing financial statements

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The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced an increase in reliance on automated services, such as online banking and the reliance on the use of Debit/Credit cards.  With this, the police are seeing an increase in fraudulent activity being reported. The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is advising the public to play close attention to their credit […]

RCIPS advises the public of increase in theft of construction & maintenance equipment

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Over the past three months, since early July, there has been an increase in reports of thefts from construction sites and from vehicles involved in construction, maintenance and gardening work. The items taken have included both building materials and tools. As such, the RCIPS is advising persons involved in these businesses of precautions they can […]

Cayman: Department of Public Safety Communications promotes from within

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Grand Cayman, 8 October 2021 – The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to announce two internal management level promotions in the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC). The appointments of Mr. Sean Vasquez, as the Department’s Acting Director, and Ms Chelsea Blake as its Acting Assistant Director, show commitment to succession continuity. Having served as […]

UPDATE: Cayman – Police Identify Victim in West Bay Fatal Collision

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From RCIPS Update (27 September): Police can now confirm the identity of the victim in the fatal collision on Friday, 24 September in West Bay (see below). He is 33-year-old Jessus Burowise Ebanks, of West Bay. The RCIPS expresses condolences to the family of the deceased. Initial Release (24 September): Just before 6PM today, Friday […]

RCIPS responds to Social Media Post on Domestic Violence

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From RCIPS On Friday 30 April, the RCIPS was made aware of a video that was being circulated on various social media platforms and other electronic message groups, where a young woman stated that she has been experiencing domestic abuse. Immediate action was taken by the police in order to safeguard the parties involved and […]