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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

CoP Meets with Second Landowner in West Bay Land Dispute, 9 July

Yesterday, Monday, 8 July, Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne and West Bay Area Commander Insp. Lloyd Marriott met with Mr. Wilson Mendoza on his property in the Kings Road area of West Bay.  During the meeting the CoP spoke with Mr. Mendoza regarding developments in the ongoing dispute regarding a registered easement across his property.

Second RCIPS Recruit Class of 2019 Currently In-Training, 15 July

15th July, 2019

The twenty-four new local recruits who make up the second RCIPS Recruit Class of 2019 are now six weeks into their initial recruit training. The new recruits were sworn in on Monday, 3 June, in a ceremony led by members of the RCIPS Senior Command Team.

Serious Assault in George Town, 1 Arrested, 15 July

15th July, 2019

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of Assault GBH following an assault incident at a restaurant on School Road involving another woman who was wounded in the head.

Police Officer Arrested in Connection with 2016 Commercial Burglary, 11 July

11th July, 2019

Today, Thursday, 11 July, detectives with the Serious Crime Review Team of the RCIPS arrested a man, age 46 of George Town, in connection with the burglary of a bank, that occurred in June 2016. The man is a police officer with the RCIPS, and has been suspended from duty.  He is currently on Police bail.

Traffic and Roads Policing Unit Provides Midsummer Enforcement Update, 10 July

10th July, 2019

Traffic violations continue to be a growing matter within the Cayman Islands and the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit has been doing their best at enforcing the violations in an effort to maintain safety and order on the roadways.

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UPDATE: Wanted Man, Daniel Rankine, Taken Into Custody, 21 June

21st June, 2019

Wanted man, Daniel Wallace Rankine, was taken into custody yesterday, 20 June, by RCIPS officers. The RCIPS thanks the press and members of the public for their assistance in this matter.

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.

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Road Closure for National Museum Mango Season Festival, 6 July

4th July, 2019

In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands National Museum’s Mango Season event on Saturday, 6 July, Goring Avenue will be closed between South Church Street and Louise Llewellyn Way, from 7:00AM to 4:00PM. 

Collision Involving Cyclist on Batabano Road, 4 July

4th July, 2019

Shortly after 7:00AM today, officers responded to a report of a traffic collision on Batabano Road near the intersection with Esterley Tibbetts Highway, involving a van and a bicycle, which resulted in the van overturning.

Road Closure Notice for Pre-JMC and Trade Summit, and Celebrate Cayman Events this Week, 24 June

25th June, 2019

Road closures and traffic advisories pertaining to the Pre-JMC and Trade Summit and related Celebrate Cayman Events happening the week of 24 June.

Road Closure Notice for Family Empowerment Rally, Monday, 1 July (Public Holiday)

25th June, 2019

In order to facilitate a Family Empowerment Rally on Monday, 1 July, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, from 6:00AM until about 9:00PM. 

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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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