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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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The RCIPS Welcomes Nine (9) Summer Interns, 18 June

It is with great delight that the RCIPS Human Resources Department confirm the commencement of your Internship Program.

Police Assaulted during Response to Theft Report at Liquor Licensed Premises on Cayman Brac, 18 June

19th June, 2019

A woman was arrested in Cayman Brac after she assaulted officers who had responded to a report of a theft of her bag, for making threats to kill, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assaulting police.

The RCIPS Welcomes Nine (9) Summer Interns, 18 June

18th June, 2019

It is with great delight that the RCIPS Human Resources Department confirm the commencement of your Internship Program. Yesterday, 17 June, six (6) interns have been allocated to the following departments based on their interests and career aspirations.

UPDATE: Police Respond to Stabbing Incident at West Bay Residence, One Man Dead, 17 June

17th June, 2019

Just after 10:30PM last night, Sunday 16 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a residence in the Boatswain Bay area of West Bay where it was reported that four (4) persons known to each other had been stabbed during an altercation.

Man Charged with Burglary and Attempted Burglary, 14 June

14th June, 2019

A man, age 38 of George Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Burglary and Attempted Burglary, in relation to two incidents. He appeared in court this morning, 14 June, and was remanded into custody. 

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UPDATE: Police Renew Call for Public Assistance to Locate Wanted Man Daniel Rankine, 6 May

29th April, 2019

Police continue to seek the assistance of the public to locate Daniel Wallace Rankine (picture below), and warn the public not to approach him if seen, but to call 9-1-1.

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 Closures for March for Family, 15 June

13th June, 2019

Members of the community will be holding a March for Family on Saturday, 15 June at 6:00PM. The procession will begin on the lawn of the old Glass House and conclude on Fort Street in front of Heroes Square at 7:00PM. At Afterwards, Fort Street will remain closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, until 9:00PM.

REMINDER: RCIPS Reminds Public of Restrictions on Road Closure Requests for Events, 12 June

12th June, 2019

The RCIPS informs the public of restrictions around the approval of the closure of main roads to prevent traffic congestion during peak hours.

Update: Road Closures for Queen’s Birthday Celebrations, 8 June

7th June, 2019

The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures happening in order to facilitate the Queen’s Birthday ceremonies on Saturday, 8 June.

UPDATE: 65-Year-Old-Man from North Side Succumbs to Injuries, 4 June

7th June, 2019

Just after 11AM on Sunday, 2 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched to a residence in North Side, where it was reported that a man had received injuries after falling from the back of a pickup truck.

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