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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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Police Disrupts Illegal Party, 5 August

We would like to remind the public that anyone who holds an event where the general public is invited and asked to pay a cover charge, that does not have a license for such event, commits an offense. Additionally, playing loud music after 12AM on a Sunday morning is also against the law.

RCIPS Community Officers Host Outreach Event at Frances Bodden Home, 10 August

14th August, 2018

This past Friday, 10 August, officers from the Bodden Town Community Policing Department joined with the children and staff of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home for a BBQ and day of fun at the home. The event was put together by PC Norice Artwell and AC Tameka Joseph-Ricketts who organized food and activities for the children,

Police Investigate Report of Stabbing in George Town on 11 August

13th August, 2018

Shortly after 3:00AM on Saturday, 11 August, police received a report that two men had attended the emergency room of the Cayman Islands Hospital with stab wounds. It was reported that the injuries had been received during an altercation which took place at an event on Harbour Drive in George Town.

Man Charged with Assault GBH with Intent, 10 July

13th August, 2018

The 22-year-old-man that was arrested on Thursday 9 Aug, has since been charged with Assault GBH with Intent. He appeared in court on Friday 10 Aug, in the afternoon afternoon.

Man Charged with DUI and Assaulting Police, 13 August

13th August, 2018

A man, age 32 of Bodden Town, has been charged with Taking a Conveyance Without Consent, Driving Without Being Licensed or Authorized, Driving Whilst Over the Prescribed Limit, Assaulting a Police Officer, and Careless Driving, following a traffic collision on 11 August. He is appearing in court this morning, 13 August.

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UPDATE: Absconded Teen, Motesha Mothen, Located

10th July, 2018

Police have now located Motesha Mothen, age 15 of Bodden Town, absconded on Thursday, 5 July. She appears to be in good health.

Absconded Teen, Motesha Mothen Located, 21 June

21st June, 2018

Police can now confirm that 15-year-old Motesha Mothen, who absconded from school on Thursday 14 June, has now been located and found to be in good health. All three absconded teenagers have now been located.

Police Investigating Report of Third Absconded Teen in a Week, 15 June

21st June, 2018

Motesha Mothen, age 15, of Bodden Town, has absconded from home. Meanwwhile Taj Yen, age 16 of West Bay, and Roseanna Redden, age 16 of Bodden Town, have still not been located.

Police Request Public Assistance to Locate Teenage Girl, 12 June

12th June, 2018

Roseanna Redden, age 16, was last seen on 9 June

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Road Closures for Rumpy Weekend, 9-10 August

2nd August, 2018

The RCIPS is advising the public of the road closures happening on Thursday, 9 August and Friday, 10 August in order to facilitate the Rumpy Weekend event taking place on Harbour Drive on the Friday.

Update: Bodden Town Road Temporarily Closed Due to Major Accident, 31 July

31st July, 2018

An accident occurred shortly after 11:00AM today blocking Bodden Town Road in both directions.

Police Make 10 DUI Arrests Over the Weekend, 20 – 23 July

30th July, 2018

Police traffic enforcement has resulted in 13 DUI arrests since last Monday, 16 July. Ten of those arrests occurred over the weekend, between Friday morning, 20 July, and Monday morning, 23 July. Twenty-six traffic collisions were also reported during that same weekend.

Road Closure for National Museum Mango Season Event, 14 July

13th July, 2018

In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands National Museum’s Mango Season event on Saturday, 14 July, a portion of Harbour Drive and South Church Street (between Warwick Drive and Cardinal Avenue) will be closed from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

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