Operation Quaker continued this past weekend, marking the fifth week of the targeted road safety and enforcement campaign, which began on 28 May in response to a noticeable increase in serious and fatal motor vehicle collisions on our roadways.
The Office of the Commissioner of Police (OCP) and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) headquarters have relocated to the former flagship Royal Bank of Canada building at 24 Shedden Road, George Town.
This weekend, as Operation Quaker continued, officers carried out high visibility patrols and several vehicle check points. Particular attention was focused on Sunday during daylight and late evening hours. The operation continues to target drunk driving and speeding island wide.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) would like to remind the public that officers will be making frequent checks at bars and clubs across the island this long weekend between Friday 11 June to Monday 14 June. These patrols are to help prevent violent crimes and public order issues that arise in these locations.
Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday will be celebrated on Monday, 14 June. The occasion will be marked by a ceremonial parade at 4:30PM outside the Governor’s Residence. The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures and traffic diversions in order to facilitate the Queen’s Birthday parade.
Shortly after 2:00AM today, 5 June, officers responded to a report of a firearm incident in the parking lot of Trafalgar Place, on West Bay Road, where one man was struck in the head with an object and injured, and another man was shot and injured.
In order to streamline the application and issuing of Police Clearance Certificates (PCC), the RCIPS Criminal Records Office (CRO) has made changes to their processes. There are some important changes that applicants need to be aware of.