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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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Possible Stolen Property for Public View

The police recovered a large number of items believed to be stolen during search warrants. The items recovered include jewelry, watches and electronics. Police are asking members of the public to view these items and to contact us if you recognize any to be yours.

Police Respond to Serious Domestic Incident in George Town; One Man Arrested, 23 April

23rd April, 2019

Just after 5:30PM yesterday, 22 April, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police to a residence in the Rock Hole neighbourhood of George Town where a man had cut two women known to him with a knife, and was holding a baby.

2005 Mercedes Benz SUV Reported Stolen, 22 April

23rd April, 2019

Police have received a report of a black Mercedes Benz SUV, registration #96296 which was last seen at about 11PM on Sunday, 21 April.

Police Cannot Confirm Report of Boat Fire in North Sound, 21 April

22nd April, 2019

Around 10:30PM yesterday evening, 21 April, police responded to a report of a boat fire visible from the Rum Point area.

RCIPS Officers Complete Mass Casualty Training, 18 April

18th April, 2019

Earlier this month, several RCIPS officers participated in a Mass Casualty Incident Management and Instructor Course, along with some of Cayman’s other law enforcement and emergency service agencies.

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RCIPS Announces Traffic Diversions for Royal Visit, 27 & 28 March

25th March, 2019

The RCIPS advises the public of traffic diversions and potential traffic delays for the visit of Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, on Wednesday, 27 March & Thursday, 28 March.

Update: Motesha Mothen Located, 23 March

23rd March, 2019

Motesha Mothen has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in locating her.

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.

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Road Closures for Cayman Carnival Batabano – J’ouvert Locale, 27 April

24th April, 2019

On Saturday, 27 April, all of Sparky Drive in George Town will be closed, in order to facilitate the Cayman Carnival Batabano Event called J’ouvert Locale. These road closures will be in place from 3:00AM  until 5:30AM and then again at 8AM until 9AM.

CARIFTA - RCIPS Reminds about Road Traffic Plans and Developments

20th April, 2019

The CARIFTA games began this morning and will continue over the next three days in morning and afternoon shifts (with a break in the early afternoon hours) at Truman Bodden Sports Complex. We are providing basic traffic information here; See www.caymancarifta2019.ky for full details.

Motorists Advised to Exercise Caution during St. George’s Anglican Church March of Witness, 20 April

18th April, 2019

St. George’s Anglican Church is hosting a March of Witness on Saturday, 20 April at 4:30AM, travelling from Eastern Avenue to John Gray High School and then to Smith Cove. No roads will be closed for this event, but police are advising motorists to exercise caution if traveling in these areas on Saturday morning.

UPDATE: Man Found Unresponsive on North Church Street This Morning, 15 April

16th April, 2019

Just before 5:30AM the 9-1-1 Communications center dispatched fire and emergency services to a report a male cyclist found unresponsive on North Church Street in the vicinity of Coral Sands. UPDATE: A man has been charged in connection with this incident and will be in court this morning, 17 April.

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