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Beat 9 - Seven Mile Beach South

Beat 9 - Seven Mile Beach South

PC Jonathan Kern is the Community Police Officer assigned to Beat 9, covering the Seven Mile Beach Corridor from Eastern Avenue in George Town to the Quays area north of Public Beach. He is an officer with experience in many areas of policing, who has been a particularly effective and innovative Community Police Officer for the past two years along the waterfront and in the commercial areas of George Town. 


Since being assigned to Beat 9 PC Kern has accomplished the following:

  • The establishment of a Seven Mile Beach business watch which all businesses are welcome to join if they are not already involved.
  • The establishment of a Snug Harbour Neighbourhood Watch group and committee. (There have been 0 reported burglaries since establishing the group).
  • Closer liaison and involvement with the Parkway, Canal Point and Lime Tree Bay home owners associations and Strata groups.
  • Targeted patrols along Seven Mile Beach to tackle anti-social behavior, drugs reports and water safety.
  • Partnered with Camana Bay, D’Signs and the Lighthouse School to implement disabled parking signs designed by the children from the school.


Going forward PC Kern hopes to achieve the following:

  • Establish more links with other communities that haven’t been reached yet (and he encourages anyone in Beat 9 to get in touch with him).
  • Reduce instances of drug offences along Seven Mile Beach
  • Work with the community to reduce water related fatalities and near fatalities in 2019.
  • Expand the business watch scheme and deliver more crime prevention advice.
  • Implement more safety and security measures such as lockers, AED’s, Life rings and designated swim zones along Seven Mile Beach.
  • Work with young people in Cayman to create opportunities to keep them away from crime.
  • Ensure Cayman maintains its reputation of being the safest place to be in the Caribbean.


PC KERN has received many compliments and good feedback from members of the communities within his beat area. PC Kern was honored as an awardee of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association Annual Stingray Awards for the year 2018 for the work that he has done throughout his beat, in partnership with other members of the community, to continue making the Cayman Islands as safe as it can be.


Beat 9 Officer:

PC Jonathan Kern - 926-8878 : Jonathan.Kern@rcips.ky

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Jonathan Kern

Actg Police Sergeant

PC Kern is an Acting Police Sergeant who is responsible for sector 3 - the district of George Town.

Leslie Laing-Hall

Police Sergeant

PS Leslie Laing-Hall is the officer who overseas the NPD officers of the West Bay District and Seven Mile Beach. He operates from the West Bay Police Station and is in charge of four (4) beats.


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