Cayman Brac Police Station
Cayman Brac, the second-largest island within the Cayman Islands, is located 89 miles northeast of Grand Cayman and has approximately two thousand residents. The RCIPS has one police station on the island, located on Kirkconnell Street, out of which nine constables, two sergeants and one civilian operate, under the supervision of a Chief Inspector. The Chief Inspector serves as the Area Commander for both Cayman Brac and Little Cayman (“the Sister Islands”), the smallest island within the Cayman Islands, situated just five miles offshore.
Officers on Cayman Brac provide the same twenty-four hour policing service provided on Grand Cayman, answering any calls for service from the 9-1-1 Communications Centre and conducting high visibility patrols. Main public safety threats on the island are generally traffic-related, and include drunk driving, using mobile phones or other devices while driving, and above all, speeding. Road enforcement is a top priority for police officers, in addition to working with partners to curtail drug use and anti-social behavior among youth.
Officers work closely with other agencies on island, including Customs, Immigration and DOE, to address joint priorities, such as the reduction of illegal drug activity and marine conservation enforcement. Police are currently in the process of establishing a Coastal Watch Group for Cayman Brac and Little Cayman with these partners as well as private citizens, the objective of which is to improve intelligence on illegal drug activity and intercept and confiscate any drugs that wash ashore before they can be found and potentially distributed on the island.
Even though the Sister Islands are located some distance from Grand Cayman, the RCIPS makes efforts to ensure that the concerns of the public on the Sister Islands are known and prioritized within the larger organization. Community meetings with senior management are organized on a regular basis. In addition, officers from specialist units such as the Air Operations Unit also regularly visit the Sister Islands to carry out patrols, police operations, or, in the case of the police helicopter, medical evacuations of patients to Grand Cayman for advanced medical care.
“As a part of the RCIPS strategic plan I hope to bring stability and continuity to the leadership and management of policing in the Sister Islands.My previous management of the Drugs and Serious Crime Task Force has provided me with an insight of the issues surrounding drug use, sales, and transhipments; and my ongoing relationship with operational units in Grand Cayman as well as the newly formed Cayman Islands Coast Guard will provide me with the resources required to tackle all levels of crime on land, air, and sea.” - Chief Inspector, Malcolm Kay, Area Commander for the Sister Islands.
Contacting RCIPS on Cayman Brac:
The Cayman Brac Police Station on Kirkconnell Street is open seven days a week, including during the night, but may be locked at times outside normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM) when officers are responding to calls. During these times officers can be reached via the mobile phone indicated below.
24 Hour Police Line: 926-0635
CB Police Station Direct Line: 948-0331
Generally, members of the public should be able to contact police through the Cayman Brac Police Station direct line, but whenever this line does not answer or is busy, the public should dial the 24 Hour number to reach police.