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Royal Cayman Islands Police Service

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The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is a single, national police service with a unified command structure.  It is an unarmed service, with an armed response capability, that is mandated by statute to deliver the full range of police services across the Cayman Islands.

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Press Releases

RCIPS & DOE Host Turtle Friendly Lighting Seminar

Yesterday, 18 March, the RCIPS teamed up with the Department of Environment to host a seminar on Turtle-Friendly Lighting for business owners and property managers in the Seven Mile Beach area.

New Police Helicopter, the Airbus H145, Arrives at RCIPS Air Operations Unit

21st March, 2019

This afternoon, 21 March, the new RCIPS helicopter, the Airbus 145, arrived at the Air Operations Unit.

Teenager Absconds, RCIPS Requests Public Assistance in Locating Her, 21 March

21st March, 2019

Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating Motesha Mothen, age 16 of Bodden Town, who absconded yesterday, 20 March, and has not returned home or been located since.

Update: Men Charged Following Interdiction of Over 900lbs of Ganja by the JMU, 20 March

20th March, 2019

Three men have been charged with various offenses following an incident on the morning of 18 March, when the Joint Marine Unit, while on patrol approximately eleven miles off the coast of East End, came across a suspicious vessel that refused to stop when challenged.  

RCIPS Responds to Vehicle Break-Ins, Reminds Public Not to Leave Valuables in Vehicles, 19 March

19th March, 2019

Following reports of vehicle break-ins over the past few days the RCPS is reminding the public to avoid leaving any valuables in their vehicles, especially overnight, and where they are visible to passersby. People should also take extra care to park vehicles in well-lit areas with security cameras nearby, if at all possible.

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Teenager Absconds, RCIPS Requests Public Assistance in Locating Her, 21 March

21st March, 2019

Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating Motesha Mothen, age 16 of Bodden Town, who absconded yesterday, 20 March, and has not returned home or been located since.

UPDATE: Teenagers Located, 14 February

14th February, 2019

UPDATE: Teshay Bryan Motesha Mothen have both been located.

LOCATED: Dorlee Wright of George Town, 7 February

9th February, 2019

UPDATE: Ms. Dorlee Wright has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in this matter.

UPDATE: Police Request Public Assistance to Locate Missing Man

1st February, 2019

Police are requesting public assistance to locate Eral Keith Whitely, age 72 of George Town, who was last confirmed seen on Boxing Day, 26 December, 2018, in the vicinity of Brushy Avenue in George Town, which is located in the area off Godfrey Nixon Way.

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Motorists Advised to Exercise Caution for Esso 3-Mile Walk, 16 March

13th March, 2019

On Saturday, 16 March, Esso will be hosting their 3-Mile Walk in support of the Cayman Islands Diabetes Association, beginning at 6:00AM. No roads will be closed for this event but motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling near BarCam Esso on Saturday morning. 

RCIPS Issues 98 Speeding Tickets Last Week, 6 March

7th March, 2019

Officers from the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit conducted a series of traffic operations last week, as part of continuing efforts to address excessive speeding, and in response to concerns from members of the public about speeding in certain areas. 98 speeding tickets were issued during the operations.

Motorists Advised to Anticipate Traffic Delays in Lower Valley Area During Ag Show, 5 March

5th March, 2019

The RCIPS is advising the public to anticipate traffic delays while travelling in the Lower Valley area tomorrow, 6 March, during the annual Agriculture Show which begins at 7:30AM. Motorists are advised to budget extra time for travel in the area, especially during the morning hours.   

ROAD SAFETY REMINDER: KAABOO, 16 February

16th February, 2019

The RCIPS would like to remind all Kaaboo attendees not to off load passengers on the roundabouts and highways near the event. Doing so is extremely dangerous, and even more so at night when visibility is lower.

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MESSAGES FROM THE SENIOR COMMAND TEAM

Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne and Senior Officers deliver regular messages to the community

BEATS & COMMUNITY OFFICERS

BEATS & COMMUNITY OFFICERS

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CRIME PREVENTION & SAFETY

CRIME PREVENTION & SAFETY

Comprehensive crime prevention tips and trends

LOCAL RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

The RCIPS accepts applications year-round from those in the local community interested in becoming a police constable

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