November 15, 2019

Cayman: Serious boating incident in North Sound, 1 man missing, 1 dead. UPDATE: Police appeal for assistance in search

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From RCIPS UPDATE: Police can confirm that the search has now been concluded and would like to thank the public and volunteers for their assistance. Further updates will follow. [Cayman27 have just reported on their 6pm news that the missing man was found dead and the female passenger is in a coma with a serious brain […]

UPDATE: Over 900 lbs. of Ganja recovered during Interdiction by the Joint Marine Unit early Monday, 18 March

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From RCIPS UPDATE: March 20 – The three men, ages 66, 44 and 43, of Jamaica, who were arrested on Monday, 18 March following an interdiction (see release below) have been formally charged with Importation of Ganja. One of the men (age 44) has also been charged with Possession of an Imitation Firearm with Intent, […]

Cayman Islands JMU assists paddle boarders in distress, 31 January

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From RCIPS Shortly after 7:00PM on Thursday, 31 January, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of persons in distress in the water off West Bay Public Beach. Two persons were on a paddle board drifting out to sea and were having difficulties returning to shore. Officers from the Joint Marine Unit also […]

UPDATE: Man charged following operation in Cayman Brac

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From RCIPS 20 Dec 2018 The man, age 57 of Cayman Brac, who was arrested on Tuesday, 18 December (see below), has been formally charged with Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Ganja. He has been bailed to court for 9 January. Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Officers Conduct Operation In Cayman Brac, Cocaine and Ganja […]

RCIPS Specialist Units aid in police operations in Cayman Islands this past Saturday, 16 June

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From RCIPS This past Saturday, 16 June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit, along with the other specialist units, the Joint Marine Unit and the K9 Unit, were able to play a key role during two incidents in order to help ensure the safety of members of the public and other police officers. At about 12:20AM […]

Cayman Islands Joint Marine Unit hosts regional training program

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From RCIPS The RCIPS/Customs Joint Marine Unit is currently hosting a regional Advanced Maritime Small Craft Instructor Training Program, which is being conducted by members from the Royal Navy International Defense Maritime Training Team (IMTT). The program, which runs for three weeks, commenced on Monday, 7 May, and includes participants from the JMU, Fire Service […]

Cayman Islands police operations in response to community concerns around drug use, 8 April

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From RCIPS This weekend, RCIPS officers from the Joint Marine Unit, Community Policing Department, and Uniform Operations in the Eastern Districts, conducted operations in Rum Point as part of ongoing enforcement efforts in response to community concerns about persistent drug use in the area. In one incident on Sunday, 8 April, officers made arrests after […]

Cayman Governor tours ORIA/JMU

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Cayman Islands Governor tours ORIA, Joint Marine Unit · Governor Choudhury tours Owen Roberts International Airport and Joint Marine Unit. · He discusses security, logistics for airport users and business opportunities. · Governor also interacts with some visitors. Grand Cayman (GIS) – His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury toured Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) […]

Cayman Islands: Joint Marine Unit intercepts drug canoe, 14 March

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From RCIPS March 15 2018 Just after 11:00PM last night, 14 March, the Joint Marine Unit, whilst on coastal patrol, intercepted a canoe in the South Sound area with 3 souls on board. With the assistance of the Air Operations Unit, a search of the vessel and nearby waters was conducted and several bags containing […]

Interoperability between the RCIPS & CIFS

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By Jacqueline Carpenter and Jamie Hicks/RCIPS-GIS • Interagency collaboration between the RCIPS and CIFS when responding to recent incidents • The benefits of recent technical advances and new search and rescue equipment. • The Joint Marine Unit trains fire officers on how to operate the new life-saving equipment. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Effective emergency response […]