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Richard Barrow

Superintendent Police Headquarters
Police Station Address: Royal Bank of Canada Building, 4th Floor 24 Shedden Road George Town

Superintendent Richard Barrow leads a complex portfolio within the RCIPS, comprised of the Eastern Districts and the Sister Islands. This role carries responsibility for strategic or policy lead and involves multi-agency collaborations.

Superintendent Barrow has been a member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) for 24 years, having previously worked for 5 years with the Royal Barbados Police Service. He was promoted to the rank of Superintendent in 2022.

During his career with the RCIPS, he has worked in various departments including as the deputy head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), with responsibility for approximately 100 detectives engaged in specialist CID policing. He has had the distinction of assuming the role of the Area Commander for all districts within Grand Cayman and the role of Head of the Professional Standards Unit. He has also served as the head of two specialist financial investigation teams (Domestic & International).

Superintendent Barrow has represented the RCIPS and the jurisdiction at several high-profile strategic financial forums that are observed internationally.

He holds a Degree (Hons) in law from the Cayman Islands Law School and has successfully completed a Professional Practice Legal Certificate with the Cayman Islands Law School. His professional development includes, but is not limited to, the Junior Commander’s Programme, where he was the recipient of a Certificate of Commendation for the Top Performer; Strategic Leadership Development; and Specialist/Technical skills with the Multi-Agency Gold Incident Command (MAGIC) Training.

Superintendent Barrow is an advocate for strong and effective leadership and management towards building an efficient police service.