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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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UPDATE: Underwater Searches Continue Today, 21 May, for Missing Man on Cayman Brac

Underwater searches continued today off Cayman Brac for Mr. Linvol Smith, who has not been seen since he went swimming on Friday, 18 May. The dives concluded with no further sign of Mr. Smith.

Robbery on Prospect Point Road, 21 May

22nd May, 2018

Early on Monday, 21 May, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Prospect Point Road.

Water-Related Death in East End, 19 May

22nd May, 2018

A man was pronounced dead on Saturday evening, 19 May, after having encountered difficulties while snorkeling off East End

RCIPS Financial Crime Unit Seeks to Take the Profit Out of Crime

18th May, 2018

In the past two weeks the Financial Crime Unit has obtained three court orders using both civil and criminal powers under the Proceeds of Crime Law, confiscating and forfeiting just over KYD $36,500 of criminal funds, as part of their efforts to take the profit out of crime

Water Related Death at Stingray City, 15 May

16th May, 2018

On Tuesday, 15 May, a man was pronounced dead after falling unconscious while snorkeling at Stingray City.

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Update:  Searches Continue Today, 21 May, for Missing Man on Cayman Brac

19th May, 2018

Mr. Linvol Smith has been reported missing after going swimming Friday, 19 May, on Cayman Brac

Wanted Man, Marlon Crowe, Arrested

3rd May, 2018

This morning, 3 May, 36-year-old Marlon Crowe was arrested and taken into custody.

West Bay Man Charged with Various Offenses, Including Possession of Cocaine and Threats to Kill

23rd April, 2018

Dorlin Allen Ebanks, age 64 of West Bay, who also goes by “Allan Barnett,” has been charged with Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Supply and other drug offenses, in addition to Threats to Kill, Escaping Lawful Custody, Possession of an Offensive Weapon, and other charges stemming from an incident in West Bay on Tuesday

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UPDATE: Motor Vehicle Collision on North West Point Rd, West Bay, 21 May

21st May, 2018

Today, 21 May, just before 6:30PM a car collided with a CUC pole on NW Point Road.

Traffic Collision Involving 5 Vehicles on Shamrock Road, 16 May

17th May, 2018

A five-car collision results in traffic delays along Shamrock Road on Wednesday, 16 May

Road Closures for CayMas Events, 17 – 19 May

15th May, 2018

The RCIPS is informing the public about the road closures taking place this weekend in order to facilitate events for CayMas Carnival.

Traffic Enforcement Leads to 11 DUI Arrests and Numerous Tickets, Including 66 for Speeding

14th May, 2018

Traffic enforcement operations this past week have resulted in a number of tickets issued for various offenses, in addition to several DUI arrests. From Monday, 7 May to Sunday, 13 May, officers have issued 66 speeding tickets, along with 36 tickets for illegal tint and another 36 for use of a mobile phone while driving.

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