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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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Missing Teen: Joshua Whittaker, 12 June

12th June, 2024

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Joshua Whittaker, who was reported missing on 26 May, 2024.

RCIPS Cyber Crime Unit Warns of Misleading Social Media Advertisements, 7 June

7th June, 2024

The RCIPS Cyber Crime Team is aware of a significant number of sponsored advertisements circulating on social media platforms. These ads falsely claim to be from the Cayman Compass and often feature well-known Caymanians, most recently Ms. Tara Rivers.

Police Investigate Robbery Incident in George Town, 7 June

7th June, 2024

Shortly before 10:00PM on Tuesday, 5 June, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a bar on Shedden Road near Main Street. It was reported that a masked man with a machete had robbed another man of cash, then ran through the outdoor area of a nearby bar and took personal items belonging to patrons there.

RCIPS Hosts Mental Health Crisis and De-Escalation Training, 5 June

5th June, 2024

As part of its commitment to protect vulnerable and at-risk persons, the RCIPS hosted a series of one-day crisis intervention and de-escalation training sessions last week. Professional Crisis and Hostage Negotiator, Lieutenant Mark Lowther, was invited to conduct the training sessions.

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UPDATE: Missing Teens Located, 24 May

24th May, 2024

Missing teens, Joshua Whittaker, Aaliyah Carter and Naima Tatum, and Joshua Whittaker, who were recently reported missing, have all been located and appear to be in good health.

Update: Wanted Man Patrick Campbell Arrested, 12 April

12th April, 2024

Wanted man Patrick Campbell has been arrested and is now in custody.

UPDATE: Wanted Man Cedric Everton Ellis Arrested, 2 April

2nd April, 2024

Cedric Everton Ellis, who was preciously circulated as wanted by police, turned himself in today and was arrested by officers. He remains in custody as investigations continue. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in locating him.

Missing Teen Joshua Whittaker Located, 7 March

7th March, 2024

15-year-old Joshua Whittaker, who was reported missing on 23 February, has been located by police and appears to be in good health.

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Traffic Advisory: Rolling Police Escort to Support Law Enforcement Torch Run, 23 May

23rd May, 2024

From 4:30PM today, Thursday, 23 May, representatives from various Cayman Islands law enforcement agencies will be taking part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run, which marks the opening ceremony of the 2024 Special Olympics.

Update: Police Identify Victims of Fatal Collision, 17 May

17th May, 2024

Police have identified the names of the deceased victims that were involved in the fatal collision that took place on 13 May. Condolences are being offered to the families and friends of the deceased victims.

Traffic Advisory: Rolling Road Closures for Remembrance Day Grand Rehearsal, 3 November

3rd November, 2023

The RCIPS is advising the public of the following rolling road closures which will be taking place between 6am – 8am, Saturday 4 November. 

Update: Police Investigate Fatal Collison Involving a Motorcyclist, 25 April

25th April, 2023

Serious collision on Walkers Road in George Town. Motorists are advised of diversions and delays.

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The OCP (RCIPS & CICG) supports the CIG in its commitment to upholding high ethical, moral and legal standards. All members of staff are expected to share in this commitment.

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