On 28 August, 6 residents of the Cayman Islands were sworn in as Special Constables with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service after 11 weeks of training in various aspects of policing, including the various laws that govern the Cayman Islands.
On 28 August, 6 residents of the Cayman Islands were sworn in as Special Constables with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service after 11 weeks of training in various aspects of policing, including the various laws that govern the Cayman Islands.
Following multiple serious traffic collisions over the past few weeks, the RCIPS is issuing a warning and reminder to the public about the consequences of engaging in dangerous driving practices.
Just after 9 PM on Friday, 13 September, police were informed of a shooting incident that took place in the vicinity of Sound Way, George Town.
Just after 6:20 AM on Saturday, 14 September, the Joint Marine Unit along with the Air Operations Unit were conducting maritime boarder patrols on the northeast coast of Grand Cayman, on board the Motor Vessel M.Luke when they came across a vessell with two men onboard. The men were arrested and have since been charged.
Just after 8:30PM on Saturday, 14 September, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Center to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving three vehicles. The incident took place on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Brightview Drive, Bodden Town.
Shortly after 11:00PM on Sunday, 15 September, officers responded to a report of shots fired at an address off Selkirk Drive, George Town, where an unknown person had fired a shot at the house. No one was injured in the incident and the matter is currently under police investigation.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit is warning the public and local retailers about an attempted fraud scheme being conducted using potentially stolen credit cards info.
Police can now confirm the identity of the woman who was found unresponsive at an address off Owen Roberts Drive on Monday, 9 September. She is 51-year-old Sheron Andrea Clarke-Smith, a Caymanian status-holder originally from Jamaica.
At about 9:30AM today, 12 September, an unmarked police vehicle was involved in a single-vehicle collision on Bodden Road in George Town. No one was injured in the collision and the matter is under investigation.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and Department of Environment are issuing a reminder to registered iguana cullers and members of the public regarding the requirements and responsibilities of iguana cullers participating in the DOE’s ongoing Green Iguana Cull.
Police responded to a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, where a motorcycle rider sustained serious injuries after leaving the roadway on West Bay Road in the vicinity of Willie Farrington Drive.
Police responded to a serious two-vehicle collision occurred on the morning of Saturday, 7 September, in East End. The two occupants of one vehicle have been confirmed dead while the driver of the other was uninjured.
A man, age 27 of George Town, has been formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on Sunday, 1 September, when a business on North Sound Road, at the intersection with Sound Way, was broken into and a quantity of cash stolen. He appears in court today, 9 September.
On Monday, 9 September, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and the junction with Edward Street (Town Clock) in order to facilitate the Laying in State of the late John McLean, MLA. The closure will take place from 7:45AM to 8:30AM and again from 3:15PM to 4:00PM.
The Mercuryman Triathlon takes place on Sunday, 8 September, starting at 6:45AM at Eden Rock on South Church Street, George Town. The RCIPS is advising motorists to exercise caution if travel along the route of the event on Sunday morning. The event ends at 2:45PM.
A man, age 25 of George Town, has been formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 27 May, where an address on Shamrock Road, George Town, was broken into. He appears in court this morning, 5 September.
A man has been arrested and formally charged with Aggravated Burglary and drug offenses after having been detained on Tuesday morning, 3 September, by residents of a home he had entered illegally.
A man has been arrested for DUI, assaulting police, and other offenses, following an incident on Sunday morning, when he was breath tested following a single-vehicle collision, and resisted when officers attempted to arrest him.
Following a serious collision on 1 September, in the vicinity of Doubloon Drive, Bodden Town, one man has passed away as a result of his injuries. A second man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants is hosting a charity run walk to raise funds for the YMCA on Saturday, 31 August. The event begins at 6:00AM at KPMG in Cricket Square on Elgin Avenue.
On Saturday, 31 August, Cardinall Avenue will be closed between Edward Street and Albert Panton Street, from 10:00AM to 9:00PM, to facilitate the Penha Privilege Launch Party. Traffic entering Cardinall Avenue from Harbour Drive will be diverted left onto Albert Panton Street during this time.
Guardians Alive will be hosting a 10K Run on Sunday, 1 September, at 6:00AM, beginning and ending at the Seven Mile Public Beach. The event is expected to finish at 7:00AM.
Just before 3:45AM this morning, officers, while on patrol in the vicinity of Harbour Drive, George Town observed 3 males walking in the direction of South Church Street. The officers had cause to stop and speak with the 3 men and, after a short conversation, suspected that the men were under the influence of a controlled drug.
On Thursday, 29 August, the police helicopter again demonstrated its capability on being used to assist with an incident at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport, and a medical evacuation from Cayman Brac, as well as being involved in several operations over the past week.
The Miss World Cayman Islands Motorcade takes place on Saturday, 31 August, beginning at 9:00AM at Andy’s Rent-A-Car off Roberts Drive in George Town and travelling to East End, North Side and West Bay. Motorists are advised to exercise caution on Saturday, and to expect slight delays if travelling behind the motorcade.
Our officers have noticed that there have been a large number of children travelling in vehicles, who have not been wearing their seatbelts. Not only is this a violation of the Traffic Laws and Regulations, but it is a danger to your child life in the event that your vehicle is involved in a collision.
Just after 12:30AM on Monday morning, 26 August, police observed a vessel attempting to be placed on a trailer at the Red Bay Dock, when the officers approached to investigate what was happening, the boat reverse off the trailer and made off, discarding packages along the way.
A man has been formally charged with Wounding and Carrying an Offensive Weapon, following an incident where a woman was found to have received stab wounds to the head.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of taking marine life without a license, and drug offenses, after officers discovered a turtle shell and turtle meat, following a drug-related search at an address in West Bay.
Just after 3:15AM on Sunday, 25 August, police was dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a robbery that was said to have taken place on School Road, George Town.
Just after 3:15PM on Wednesday 21 August, police were alerted to a report of a vehicle driving in a dangerous manner on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Country Side.
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident which occurred on Sunday night, 18 August, at a business at the east end of North Sound Road. Where a group of males threw rocks at staff there and one man was struck by a vehicle and severely injured.
The man, age 20 of Bodden Town, who was arrested following an incident near the Bodden Town Police Station on Wednesday, 14 August, has now been formally charged with Assault ABH and Assaulting a Police Officer. He appears in court today, 16 August.
A man has been formally charged with Burglary following an incident where he was detained by the occupant of a residence after gaining entry, and subsequently arrested by police.
On Thursday, 8 August, CPD Officers together with staff from the NRA, and the owner of a landscaping company, conducted a clean-up of an area on North Church Street across from Bodden Road. The clean-up was conducted in response to concerns from members of the public about anti-social activity there.
The RCIPS is advising motorists that the Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place this Saturday, 17 August. Motorists are advised to exercise caution during the motorcade, and to expect slight delays if travelling behind it.
Aaliyah Johnson is honest about the fact that she had no idea what she wanted to do professionally when she first walked through the doors of RCIPS Headquarters seven years ago as a student intern from CIFEC. “At that point the most direction I had was a curiosity about working in forensics, but I also knew I could never handle
Yesterday, 13 August, a man, age 30 of Bodden Town, was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH and damage to property following an incident on 5 July, in the Belford Estates area of Bodden Town.
Investigations into the boating collision which occurred in the North Sound on Sunday, 11 August continue, and police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen either of the boats involved in the collision that day or early in the evening.
Police have concluded their search for a man who went missing following a boating collision in the North Sound on Sunday night, 11 August. The man was found unresponsive.
Just after 8:40AM on Friday, 8 August, police had cause to stop a vehicle at a residence on North West Point Road, West Bay. The male driver of the vehicle attempted to run from the officers but was apprehended. His actions aroused the suspicion of the officers who subsequently conducted a search of the man’s vehicle and person.
The RCIPS Financial Crimes Investigations Unit, have received three separate reports of counterfeit notes being circulated.
Just before 10PM on Tuesday 6 August, the Joint Marine Unit consisting of officers from the RCIPS and CBC , along with the Air Operations Unit were on border patrol duties.
Just before 1:50PM today, 6 August, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Shamrock Road, at the junction of Bueno Vista, where it was reported that a collision had taken place involving 2 vehicles and several persons received injuries.
Just after 2:20PM yesterday, 5 August, two officers on patrol in the Bodden Town District had cause to stop and speak with a man walking in the area of Caskwell Drive in Bodden Town. The man was behaving suspiciously when speaking with the officers and so the officer requested a search of his person.
Just after 6pm yesterday, Sunday, 4 August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision in West Bay involving a dirt bike.
The Miss Cayman Universe Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 10 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal.
Just before 3:25PM, police and other emergency were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a location on Bodden Town Road, in vicinity of Lakeview Road, where it was reported that a pedestrian was stuck by a car, and received injuries.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is issuing a warning to the public regarding scams being run under the guise of mystery shopping promotions.
The National Hurricane Search & Rescue Emergency Support Team is seeking to register the details of all small boats owners who would be in a position to assist in the aftermath of a Hurricane, or other national disaster.
A man, age 36 of Bodden Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 17 July, where several items were stolen from a warehouse on Industrial Way.
The RCIPS is issuing a traffic and road closure advisory regarding events that will be taking place in George Town this weekend, 2 & 3 August.
Tiffany Rankine was confirmed in rank as a full Scenes of Crime Officer in the RCIPS’ Crime Scene Investigation Unit after two years and four months of work as a Trainee in the Unit. Learn more about Tiffany and how she took her love of science and turned it into a career, in this latest RCIPS Police Profile.
Around 10:10PM last night, 30 July, police officers were dispatched to a liquor store located on McClendon Drive, George Town, where it was reported that a single male entered the store with a machete and stole cash from the cash register at the location.
Police can confirm that a report was received in early July of an indecent assault late one evening in June of a woman passenger in a taxi by a man purporting to be a taxi driver.
Shortly after 8:30AM this morning, 31 July, officers responded to a report of an incident in the canal off Prospect Drive. A man had been aboard a wave runner when it exploded, injuring him. No fire was caused as a result of the explosion and the man was transported to the hospital and subsequently discharged.
Detectives with the Serious Crime Review Team have reactivated the investigation into Kerran’s disappearance in recent months, and are treating it as a murder inquiry. They are now appealing for any information, however small, someone may have about what happened to Kerran.
Just before 1:45AM today, 29 July, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report that two men had been engaged in a dispute at Vic’s Bar located off North Sound Road, which led to one of the men being seriously injured.
On Wednesday, 24 July, the RCIPS was alerted to a vessel adrift some miles off the coast of Grand Cayman. Officers from the Joint Marine Unit supported by the Air Operations Unit were able to locate the vessel, which was found to have over 1000lbs of ganja on board. 2 Jamaican nationals aboard the vessel were arrested.
As of this week the RCIPS has established a new office dedicated to improving the Service’s communication with victims of crime, which has been a longstanding request of the community and an objective of RCIPS management.
This past Friday, 19 July, RCIPS officers joined with staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment and the Cayman Islands Fire Service to conduct checks of liquor-licensed premises in George Town.
Just after 5:30AM this morning, Thursday, 25 July, police were informed of an incident that took place in the parking lot of a liquor licensed premise located on Mary Street, near the intersection with McField Lane. Several people were engaged in a brawl in the parking lot that later resulted in two men sustaining stab wounds.
On Friday 8 February, police and animal welfare and control officers from the Department of Agriculture (DoA) conducted an operation at an address on Brushwood Way in Bodden Town. One man was arrested and has been formally charged with Cruelty to Animals and Dealing in a Restricted Pharmaceutical.
On Saturday, 20 July, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit conducted two medical evacuations from Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman using the police helicopter. One of a woman who had suffered from possible heart failure and one of a man who had been seriously injured in a singe vehicle collision.
In May of this year the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control (CBC) commenced a joint investigation into suspected money laundering and the smuggling of doré gold by international organized crime networks through the Cayman Islands and other jurisdictions to Europe.
On Saturday, 20 July, officers responded to a robbery report, making an arrest and recovering the stolen property. The man arrested has been charged with Robbery.
Four persons were arrested on cocaine offenses on Friday, 19 July, following a proactive operation at an address off Town Hall Road, West Bay, where a quantity of cocaine and drug paraphernalia were recovered.
As a result of a joint RCIPS and CBC investigation, a small private plane along with a large quantity of cash has been seized in Cayman, and four foreign nationals arrested. Two of those arrested have been formally charged with Smuggling, while the other two have been charged with Possession of Criminal Property.
Last Wednesday, 10 July, RCIPS officers, members of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, and owners and managers of businesses in the Seven Mile Beach area, came together for another meeting of the Seven Mile Beach Business Watch.
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.
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.
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.
Just after 2:30PM yesterday, police and other emergency services responded to the Fish Market on North Church Street, George Town where it was reported that a man appeared to be having a medical emergency, which caused him to fall and hit his head.
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.
Yesterday, Monday, 8 July, Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne and West Bay Area Commander Lloyd Marriott met with Mr. Wilson Mendoza on his property in the Kings Road area of West Bay.
The police helicopter crew, along with Paramedic Shawn Kelly, responded to a report of a single vehicle collision that occurred while they had been deployed in the police helicopter conducting joint training.
Shortly after 10:00PM on Friday, 5 July, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Owen Roberts Drive which caused damage to a building on the airport site. The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI and various other offenses and is now on police bail.
Just past 5PM last Friday, 5 July, police responded to report of a collision at the intersection of Mangrove Avenue and Orange Drive in Prospect.
Yesterday, Friday, 5 July, the Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne, met with landowner, Mr. Mike Adam, at his property in the Kings Road area of West Bay.
Last night, 4 July, the CoP chaired a community meeting in West Bay which heard residents' concerns and inputs about public safety issues in the district.
During the last two weeks of June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit conducted a total of six medical evacuations to Grand Cayman from the Sister Islands using the police helicopter. This week, as part of the ongoing relationship between the RCIPS and the Health Services Authority, the AOU hosted a training session for EMS staff.
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.
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.
Last week the West Bay Community Police Officers carried out their community clinics in different locations around the community, with several more anticipated throughout the summer.
The West Bay Police Station’s Area Commander, Police Inspector Lloyd Marriott, is inviting all members of the West Bay Community to come out to the John A Cumber Primary School tomorrow, 4th July at 7PM, for a Community Meeting.
Just after 12:00AM this morning, Friday, 28 June, officers on patrol noted suspicious activity onshore in Prospect Point. wo men have been formally charged with Importation of Ganja and related offenses.
Police have received a report of a stolen white 1998 Honda Civic.
Just after 5AM this morning, 27 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a residence on South Sound Road, George Town, where it was reported that two vehicles in a parking lot were on fire.
Just before 5AM this morning, 27 June, the 9-1-1 Communication Centre dispatched police to a report of a burglary-in-progress at a residence on Queens Highway in East End.
Effective last week, Inspector Dwayne Jones assumed the role of Head of the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit.
The Community Officers of the Bodden Town District would like to extend an invitation to all its residence to come out and meet their beat officers and share their community concerns.
Yesterday, 26 June, the Community Policing Department launched a round of summertime community clinics around the island with its first event at West Bay Public Beach.
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.
Road closures and traffic advisories pertaining to the Pre-JMC and Trade Summit and related Celebrate Cayman Events happening the week of 24 June.
A 21-year-old-man of Bodden Town was arrested on Thursday 20 June, on suspicion of attempted murder and other offenses. This was in relation to a shooting incident that took place on 26 April, 2019 where a man was shot on South Church Street.
Just before 5:15PM on Thursday 20 June, police responded to the hospital where it was reported that a man has been seriously assaulted by another man using a machete.
The RCIPS Criminal Records Office on Walkers Road in George Town will be closed this Wednesday afternoon from 1PM until closing to facilitate a staff meeting.
Cardinal Avenue between Albert Panton Street and Harbour Drive will be closed on 29 June to facilitate a concert event.
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.
A man has been formally charged with seven offences: Burglary, Theft, Handling Stolen Goods, Damage to Property, Cultivating Ganja, Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply, and Refusing to Provide a Sample of Urine, following his arrest in connection with an investigation into recovered jewelry.
The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee is hosting their annual Olympic Day 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, 22 June from 7:00AM to 9:00AM. The even will begin and end at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex and motorists traveling in surrounding areas on Saturday morning are advised to exercise caution.
The RCIPS is reminding the public of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without due care and attention after already twenty-three motor vehicle collisions this week so far, between Sunday 16 June and Thursday 20 June. Three people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Today, 21 June, just before 1:30PM the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency services to the scene of a two-vehicle collision on North Sound Road near Compass Drive.
Police Constable Jonathan Parchment, has been on operational duty as a front line officer for just over a year. Learn more about PC Parchment's experiences over the past year in this latest RCIPS Police Profile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The RCIPS informs the public of restrictions around the approval of the closure of main roads to prevent traffic congestion during peak hours.
There will be a funeral procession on Friday, 14 June, starting from Bodden Funeral Home on Walkers Road, and travelling via Walkers Road, Smith Road, Huldah Avenue, North Sound Road, Godfrey Nixon Way, and Eastern Avenue to St. George’s Anglican Church on Courts Road. The procession should take place between 12:00PM and 5:00PM.
Just after 10PM on Saturday 8 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a residence in the Prospect Area, where it was reported that a woman was assaulted by a man known to her.
West Bay beat officers continue to work alongside the community on development and beautification projects throughout the district.
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.
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.
On Sunday, 9 June, PAWS is hosting their annual PAWS on Wheels fundraiser, which begins at 7:00AM.
CTMH Doctors Hospital is hosting a walkathon on Sunday, 9 June, starting at 6:00AM.
Wind of Hope is hosting a 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, 9 June, starting at 6:00AM. The participants will begin at Smith’s Barcadere and travel along South Sound Road, ending on South Sound Road just before The Avenue. The event is expected to finish at 9:30AM.
Just before 7:15PM lastnight, 2 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Poindexter Road, where it was reported that a motor vehicle collision had occurred involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle.
On 20 May, during the week of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) conference, the RCIPS hosted an Introduction to Digital Evidence Collection Certification Course (IDECC).
A 49-year-old-man of Bodden Town has been charged with Assault GBH and 2 counts of Intentional Harassment, Alarm and Distress following an incident that took place at the Bodden Town Police Station on Wednesday 29 May just after 5:40PM.
Just after 1:25PM on Friday 31 May, officers from the RCIPS and the CBC conducted an operation at a bar on Shedden Road and the surrounding area based on information that there has been illegal gambling and drug activities at the location.
Just after 1:30AM today, Monday 3 June, police had cause to speak with and search three (3) men and the vehicle they were travelling in at a parking lot off Shedden Road, George Town. The men were observed behaving suspiciously and when the officers approached them, they smelt a strong scent of ganja coming from their direction.
On Friday, 24 May, a man in Cayman Brac was arrested on suspicion of illegal gaming and possession of criminal property, while another was warned for intended prosecution for illegal gaming. Several receipt books, other gambling paraphernalia, and a large sum of cash were also recovered following searches of the man's property.
On Wednesday, 29 May, following an operation conducted under the Misuse of Drugs Law at a location in the vicinity of Songbird Meadows, Cayman Brac, 47 mature ganja plants were recovered. As a result, a man, age 60 of Cayman Brac, was later arrested on suspicion of cultivating ganja.
In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists’ 125th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, 1 June, Seaview Road, East End, will be closed between Knot Street (near the East End Post Office) and Skipwith Link (east of the East End Seventh Day Adventist Church), from 7:00PM to 12:00AM.
On Friday 24 May, the RCIPS Community Policing Department was invited to attend the Bodden Town Primary School’s Career Day. The event was open to other schools in the Eastern Districts and the Savannah Primary School as well as the East End Primary School was in attendance.
Officers recovered 38 mature ganja plants at an address in Bodden Town on 22 May during an intelligence led operation.
Just before 4PM on Friday, 24 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to South Church Street, where it was reported that a man was unresponsive after having experienced difficulties in the water.
After speaking with both parties regarding the incident, officers informed the 19-year-old-man of George Town, that he was under arrested on suspicion of assault, insulting the modesty of a woman, causing fear of provocation of violence and theft.
This year the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is hosting the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) conference. During each conference, a Gala is held in honor of the Amalgamated Security Services Limited (ASSL) and the Regional Recognition Awards Programme’s winners are chosen.
Today, 24 May, officers responded to a report of an assault on Olympic Way in George Town. A suspect was located and followed onto the John Gray High School campus and a search was conducted. He was later located and arrested at an address on Walkers Road.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority will be hosting their Charity Walk/Run on Sunday, 26 May, starting at 5:30AM. The RCIPS is informing the public of the planned route and road closures to facilitate the event.
Officers executed search warrants at the residences of 3 people on Friday 17 May. The searches were as a result of on-going investigations into Burglary and handling stolen goods, being carried out by detectives.
Shortly after 5:30AM yesterday, 15 May, a man attended the George Town Police Station to report that he had been robbed. The man had been asleep in a vehicle in the parking lot of a bar on Shedden Road when, sometime after 5:00AM, he was awoken by an unknown man who was armed with a knife.
Just after 1PM today the 9-1-1 Communication Centre received a report of a medical emergency at residential complex off the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in George Town. Police, Fire and EMS responded immediately to assist.
The RCIPS would like to notify the public that on Monday 20 May, we will be carrying out a scheduled accident reconstruction on North Sound Road between the Bank of Butterfield Roundabout and the North Sound Road - Shedden Road stoplight. Between 3PM and 7PM and as a result the roadway will be partially closed.
Shortly before 5:00PM yesterday, 15 May, officers responded to a report of a sudden death at the Cayman Islands Hospital. A man had been snorkeling south of Governor’s Beach, when he encountered difficulties and was brought to shore. He was later transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital and pronounced dead.
The RCIPS issues and advisory regarding this weekend's BRaccanal Cayman Brac Carnival events.
Police responded to a collision on Wednesday, 15 May, involving a motorcycle. The rider and passenger of the motorcycle were taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries. The rider's injuries are life-threatening.
In order to facilitate the National Museum’s celebration in observance of International Museum Day on Saturday, 18 May, Goring Avenue will be closed between South Church Street and the Louise Llewellyn Way, from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.
Just before 4AM this morning, Friday, 22 March, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency services to a report of a man unresponsive in the street on Watering Place Road on Cayman Brac in the vicinity of the Esperanza Bar. A woman and man have been arrested in connection to the incident.
A man and woman were stabbed during an altercation early this morning on Mary Street. Both have been released from hospital and detectives are appealing for witnesses. Two men, both age 29 of Bodden Town, have been charged with two counts of wounding each, in relation to the incident.
Just before 8:55PM last night, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a motor vehicle collision that took place along the Esterly Tibbetts Highway.
On Saturday, 11 May, officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle, a 1998 Grey Honda Accord, registration #123 125. It was last seen parked at an address on Woodlake Drive in George Town at about 8:00PM on Friday, 10 May, and discovered stolen at about 4:00AM on Saturday, 11 May.
The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures taking place on Saturday, 18 May, in order to facilitate the CayMAS Carnival Street Parade.
A man and woman of George Town have been arrested and bailed following an incident where officers observed the woman riding a motorcycle without insurance or a license.
This past week police made several burglary arrests and several persons were also charged. They are expected to be in court today.
The RCIPS’ newest group of officers officially graduated from training to operational duty yesterday, 9 May.
On Monday, May 6, 2019, RCIPS officers, acting on information provided by the Department of Agriculture’s (DOA) Animal Welfare Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence in the Prospect Area of George Town, together with animal welfare and control officers from the Department of Agriculture (DOA), and representatives of the
Police are appealing for witnesses to a single vehicle collision in which a silver Honda Accord caught on fire on Lime Tree Bay Avenue in the vicinity of the Cost-U-Less roundabout.
The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit is reminding the public that operating vehicles carrying unsafe loads is against the law.
Just after 3PM today, 10 May, police officers had cause to stop a vehicle travelling along South Sound Road and made attempts to stop the vehicle using lights and sirens. The vehicle failed to stop and was followed by the officers.
Two men were stabbed during an altercation in George Town on Saturday, 4 May. A man, age 22 of George Town, has been arrested and charged with several offences in relation to the incident.
A who was arrested following a report of an attempted rape which occurred on Monday, 6 May, on Grackle Road in George Town, has been formally charged with Attempted Rape, Burglary, Assault ABH and two counts of Assault by Penetration. He appeared in court on 8 May and was remanded into custody.
Just past 9:30AM this morning, 9 May, a collision occurred involving a police vehicle on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Northward Road in Bodden Town.
Just before 10:30PM on Wednesday 6 March, police were dispatched to an address in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay, where it was reported that two persons, one armed with an object that appeared to be a handgun and the other a long metal object, entered the residence. A juvenile, age 16 of West Bay, has since been arrested.
Just before 5:50PM yesterday, Tuesday 7 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Unit to a location on North Sound Road, where it was reported that 6 vehicles were involved in a collision and several persons were complaining of injuries
Officers arrested a man, age 24 of George Town, on suspicion of burglary, after responding to a report of a burglary on Walkers Road and observing him acting suspiciously nearby.
A man has been arrested and charged in relation to an incident on 26 April where police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Unit to an address off South Church Street where it was reported that a man had been shot.
A man has been arrested and charged in relation to an incident on 1 May, where officers were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a burglary at an address on Frank Sound Road. An intruder was confronted by a woman living at the residence as he attempted to steal an item. He appears in court today, 6 May.
Just before 2:00AM early Saturday morning, 4 May, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to a report of a stabbing outside Undra’s Take Out on Birch Tree Hill Road in West Bay.
The RCIPS is releasing CCTV footage and screenshots of 3 individuals involved in an attempted burglary on Sea View Road on Saturday, 6 April, in order to seek the assistance of the public in identifying them.
On Sunday, 5 May, Spartan is hosting Stage 1 of the May Cycling Classics. The 40 mile road race begins at 7:15AM and is expected to finish at 10:00AM. It begins and ends at the junction of Frank Sound Road and Bodden Town Road. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling in these areas on Sunday morning.
The Cayman Islands will be hosting the 34th Annual General Meeting & Conference of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort from 21-24 May 2019.
At the end of March, Community Police Officers in Beat 8 - Waterfront joined with the National Roads Authority to assist in installing pedestrian crossing signs and road markings at the intersection of North Church Street and Mary Street.
Shortly before 3:00PM yesterday, 30 April, officers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a person found unresponsive at an address of Frank Sound Road. Emergency services attended the scene and the man, age 63 of North Side, was subsequently pronounced dead.
During proactive foot patrols along SMB in recent weeks CPD officers were approached by a visitor whose bag had been stolen while she was in the water; a man behaving suspiciously in the area was seen and was pursued, but not apprehended.
On 26 April, CoP Byrne received the 2018 ICE Director's International Achievement Award from the US Department of Homeland Security. The award was presented at the US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.
Just after 11AM this morning, Monday 29 April, police was dispatched to the hospital where they were informed that an 85-year-old-woman who was visiting from the Florida, USA was found unresponsive at the Smith Cove Beach, South Church Street, George Town.
On Saturday 27 April, police arrested 2 male youths on suspicion of burglary and damage to property.
police are asking that motors drive with extra due care and dilligence during this time and if possibl, avoid the Hirst Road and Pedro Castle are during the hours of 6:30AM and 8:30AM on Sunday 28 April, 2019.
Just after 11:50PM last night, 24 April, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a location on South Church Street, George Town, where it was reported that a vehicle hit a tree and had smoke coming from it.
On Saturday, 27 April, all of Sparky Drive in George Town will be closed, in order to facilitate the Cayman Carnival Batabano Event called J’ouvert Locale. These road closures will be in place from 3:00AM until 5:30AM and then again at 8AM until 9AM.
Just after 5:30PM yesterday, 22 April, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police to a residence in the Rock Hole neighbourhood of George Town where a man had cut two women known to him with a knife, and was holding a baby.
Around 10:30PM yesterday evening, 21 April, police responded to a report of a boat fire visible from the Rum Point area.
The CARIFTA games began this morning and will continue over the next three days in morning and afternoon shifts (with a break in the early afternoon hours) at Truman Bodden Sports Complex. We are providing basic traffic information here; See www.caymancarifta2019.ky for full details.
St. George’s Anglican Church is hosting a March of Witness on Saturday, 20 April at 4:30AM, travelling from Eastern Avenue to John Gray High School and then to Smith Cove. No roads will be closed for this event, but police are advising motorists to exercise caution if traveling in these areas on Saturday morning.
The John Gray High School Class of 2009 is hosting a fundraising walk run on Sunday, 21 April. The participants will begin at the school, travel down Walkers Road to Boilers Road, and return to the school via South Church Street. Police are advising motorists to exercise caution when traveling in the area on Sunday.
Earlier this month, several RCIPS officers participated in a Mass Casualty Incident Management and Instructor Course, along with some of Cayman’s other law enforcement and emergency service agencies.
Yesterday, 16 April, RCIPS Community Officers in West Bay conducted a walkthrough at the Seven Mile Public Beach. The officers spoke with beachgoers and visited vendors and businesses, in order to provide public reassurance, increase community engagement and address any violations of the law.
On Sunday, 14 April, officers executed a search warrant at an address on Prospect Drive in George Town, during which a firearm was recovered. The firearm, a .38 revolver, has been seized and the matter is currently under police investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.
Just before 5:30AM the 9-1-1 Communications center dispatched fire and emergency services to a report a male cyclist found unresponsive on North Church Street in the vicinity of Coral Sands. UPDATE: A man has been charged in connection with this incident and will be in court this morning, 17 April.
Just before 4:30PM on Saturday 13 April, a 48-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine and suspicion of possession of ganja near a liquor-licensed establishment on Little Cayman.
Update: The man, age 40 of West Bay, who was arrested on 12 March in relation to an aggravated burglary in West Bay on 9 March, has now been formally charged with Aggravated Burglary, Wounding, and Robbery. He is appearing in court this morning, 15 April.
About 5:30PM yesterday, 13 April, police was dispatched to a food truck located on Crewe Road, George Town where it was reported that a Roberry had occurred. Just after 9PM last night, 13 April, police was dispatched to a restaurant on West Bay Road, where it was reported that a robbery had occurred.
On Thursday, 4 April, members of the RCIPS Senior Command Team, including the Commissioner of Police, hosted a Community Meeting in Cayman Brac. The meeting was held at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre, and was well-attended by members of the community, ministers, government staff, teachers, and others.
This past weekend, 5 – 7 April, RCIPS officers arrested 7 persons on suspicion of DUI as a result of ongoing traffic enforcement efforts. Two of the persons arrested had a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit, and all of those arrested, if convicted, face the prospect of losing their license for at least a year.
Today the RCIP has launched an RCIPS Sister Islands Facebook page which will be used to highlight the activities of officers on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, and to strengthen the level of community engagement.
The police recovered a large number of items believed to be stolen during search warrants. The items recovered include jewelry, watches and electronics.
On Saturday, 13 April, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, and Albert Panton Street will be closed between Fort Street and the courthouse, in order to facilitate a demonstration in front of the Legislative Assembly. These road closures will be in place from 11:00AM to 9:00PM.
A 24-year-old-man of George Town has been charged with Burglary and is expected to be in the summary court today at about 10AM. The man was arrested just before 5:50AM on Saturday 6 April following a burglary incident that took place on Woodlake Drive, George Town, just more than an hour before.
Last Saturday, 6 April, the new police helicopter conducted its first medical evacuation from Cayman Brac.
Just before 4:40PM on 3 April, police attempted to stop silver Toyota Camry after observing the vehicle driving erratically along North Sound Road in George Town. The man will appear in court today, answering to charges on Dangerous Driving and Possession of Cocaine.
Last night, 4 April, just before midnight, a 33-year-old-man of Ivory Lane, Cayman Brac has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. This arrest is following an incident that took that in the early morning hours of 22 March.
Just after 6:35AM, today , 4 April, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a cyclist, in the vicinity of the CUC Roundabout on the Linford Pierson Highway.
A 54-year-old-man of West Bay has been charged with the offenses of Aggravated Burglary and Burglary, following two incidents at a resort in West Bay. He is expected to be in court today.
Shortly before 11:30PM yesterday, 2 April, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a business on Seymour Drive in George Town. A lone masked male entered the store, brandished a firearm at a worker inside, and physically struck the worker in the hand, before demanding cash. The male then fled the scene with cash.
On Saturday, 6 April, Guardians Alive will be hosting their Walk/Run beginning at 6:00AM beginning at the Seven Mile Public Beach and travelling along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Motorists are advised to exercise caution.
On Sunday, 7 April, Feed our Future will be hosting their Century Bike Ride, beginning at 5:00AM. The event will begin at the Pappagallo Restaurant in West Bay and the cyclists will be riding to North Side and then back to Pappagallo. The event is expected to end at 1:00PM.
Over the weekend, West Bay Community Officer PC Eugene Myles, in charge of Beat 11, organised for derelict vehicles throughout his beat to be collected by the Department of Environmental Heath.
The RCIPS is holding a Community Meeting in Cayman Brac this Thursday, 4 April, at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre at 7:00PM. The meeting will be chaired by Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne, and all members of the public are invited and encouraged to attend.
Just before 1:45AM this morning, Monday 1 April, Police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to an area on Birch Tree Hill where it was reported that a car had collided into a tree and was badly damaged.
About 1:50PM today, Friday 29 March, police were dispatched to the entrance of Selkirk Drive in George Town where it was reported that a single man, armed with machete, attended the location of a local food truck and demanded money from the workers present.
On Wednesday and Thursday, 27 and 28 March, the RCIPS played a large part in facilitating the visit of Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
The RCIPS is informing the public that Harbour Drive will be closed between Fort Street and Goring Avenue on Saturday, 30 March, in order to facilitate the National Trust Glow Run. The closure will be in effect from 12:00PM to 10:00PM.
A man, age 54 of George Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 9 January, where a business on North Church Street was broken into and several items stolen. He appears in court this morning, 25 March.
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.
On Wednesday 20 March, Beat 12 officers PC Leslie Franklin and AC Andrew Grant, after being requested by the children of the Tiffany’s Pre-School in West Bay, attended the school and spent time with the children, telling them about the roles of police officers.
Recently the officer of Beat 1 and Beat 2 organized a Football Festival Fun Day with the Youths of North Side and East End. The event was held at the Ronald Forbes Playing Field in North Side and over a dozen children from the community attended, their ages ranging from 7 years old to 17 years old.
On Thursday 14 March, the RCIPS celebrated the service and dedication of seven officers who have retired from the service former Inspector Winsome Prendergast, former Inspector Livingston Bailey, former Sergeant Clesford Lumsden, PC Mary Reese, PC Leonora Yates, AC Lawrence Woods and AC Elaine Thomas.
This afternoon, 21 March, the new RCIPS helicopter, the Airbus H145, arrived at the Air Operations Unit.
Three men have been charged with various offenses following an incident on the morning of 18 March, when the Joint Marine Unit, while on patrol approximately eleven miles off the coast of East End, came across a suspicious vessel that refused to stop when challenged.
Yesterday, 18 March, the RCIPS and Department of Environment partnered to host a seminar on Turtle-Friendly Lighting for business owners and property managers in the Seven Mile Beach area.
Following reports of vehicle break-ins over the past few days the RCPS is reminding the public to avoid leaving any valuables in their vehicles, especially overnight, and where they are visible to passersby. People should also take extra care to park vehicles in well-lit areas with security cameras nearby, if at all possible.
On Thursday 3 January police received a report of a burglary in the Fairbanks area of George Town. Officers responded to the report and carried out investigations. The perpetrators were described to the police as two tall slim built males wearing light coloured shirts and long pants, who had attempted to gain entry to the p
A man, age 46, has been charged with Manslaughter and Cruelty to a Child in relation to an incident on 29 November, 2015, where a juvenile boy drowned.
On Saturday, 16 March, Esso will be hosting their 3-Mile Walk in support of the Cayman Islands Diabetes Association, beginning at 6:00AM. No roads will be closed for this event but motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling near BarCam Esso on Saturday morning.
RCIPS and DOA officers seized two dogs at a location on Watercourse Road, West Bay, on Thursday, following reports of people being attacked while travelling in the area.
Community Police Officers PC Byron Morgan and AC Calasia Burke of beat 8 – George Town, along with Officer Erik Bodden of the DOA, attended an area of Cox Road, George Town, where they saw several dogs that were not tethered with access to the public road.
The Bodden Town Community Officers PC Reynolds Matthews and and AC Lance Thomas of Beat 5 launched a community outreach program in the North Sound Gardens Playground.
Officers from the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit conducted a series of traffic operations last week, as part of continuing efforts to address excessive speeding, and in response to concerns from members of the public about speeding in certain areas. 98 speeding tickets were issued during the operations.
Yesterday, 6 March, RCIPS officers helped to facilitate the 52nd Agriculture Show at the grounds in Lower Valley.