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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 and DOA Clarify Actions Taken Following Surrender of Dogs, 12 March

Following allegations made on social media with respect to the above operation where three dogs were surrendered and later euthanized, the Department of Agriculture and RCIPS would like to issue the following clarification of events, and provide some insight into the policies in dealing with such matters.

Two Wounded in Attack on Mary Street Early This Morning, 16 March

16th March, 2019

A man and woman were stabbed during an altercation early this morning on Mary Street. Both have been released from hospital and detectives are appealing for witnesses.

Man Extradited from US, Charged with Manslaughter and Child Cruelty, 15 March

15th March, 2019

A man, age 46, has been charged with Manslaughter and Cruelty to a Child in relation to an incident on 29 November, 2015, where a juvenile boy drowned.

Police Seek Public Assistance to Identify Burglars, 15 March

15th March, 2019

On Thursday 3 January police received a report of a burglary in the Fairbanks area of George Town. Officers responded to the report and carried out investigations. The perpetrators were described to the police as two tall slim built males wearing light coloured shirts and long pants, who had attempted to gain entry to the p

Update: 2 Arrested in Relation to West Bay Aggravated Burglary, 12 March

12th March, 2019

Update: Two men have been arrested following investigations into an aggravated burglary at an address in the Batabano area of West Bay. A masked man broke into the residence armed with a machete and caused injuries to the man inside before fleeing with personal items. The victim remains in stable but serious condition.

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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.

UPDATE: Absconded Teenager Located, 21 January

21st January, 2019

Motesha Mothen, who absconded on 16 January, 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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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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