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Uniform Operations

Uniform Operations refers to duties carried out by officers in regular uniform on the “front line” of policing. This includes all regular uniform officers engaged in shift duties in addition to community-facing departments such as Neighbourhood Policing and Traffic and Roads Policing. Uniform Operations also extends to regular policing in all districts, with oversight for all area commanders and police stations throughout the islands. The entirely of all uniform and district operations is overseen by the Uniform Superintendent.

Front line officers provide the RCIPS’ 24-hour response, and are usually the first on scene when life-threatening situations or crimes occur. They can encounter a broad range of incidents and engage in various types of police duties on a given day, which call upon both their training but also their versatility and resourcefulness to respond to and resolve. Sometimes their response includes brave and heroic actions that are noted by the local community and media.

Victim care and quality service guides all police response and is at the core of all police objectives. Despite multiple priorities and time constraints, police officers on the front line always strive to deliver these and provide care and assistance to the community in those situations when they need it most.

Service Delivery is the office within the uniform operations branch of the RCIPS which oversees the shift scheduling, resources and priorities for front line officers, and is staffed by a chief inspector.  Chief of Staff Office also falls within the Uniform Branch. 

Uniform Operations Commander

Brad Ebanks

Chief Superintendent

Chief Superintendent Brad Ebanks has strategic lead over Security and Law Enforcement across Uniform and Specialist Operations, which includes the Air Operations Unit, Firearms Response Unit, K-9 Unit, Traffic & Roads Policing Unit, Community Policing the Criminal Investigations Department.

Press Releases

UPDATE: Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Relation to West Bay Road Incident, 3 June

UPDATE: The man, age 21 of West Bay, who was arrested following a serious assault at the Trafalgar Plaza on West Bay Road, has been formally charged with Attempted Murder. He appears in court today, 3 June.

3rd June, 2024

Police Respond to Water-Related Death, 28 May

On Sunday 26 May, around 8:15AM, police were dispatched by the 911 communication center to a report of a person in distress in the vicinity of Cemetery Beach, West Bay Road.

28th May, 2024
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Meetings and events

The Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull

The Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull is an event in honour of the late Mr. Kirkland Nixon a former Fire Officer with the Cayman Islands Fire Service. This event is a fund raiser in aid of the Special Olympics Cayman Islands Team, who will be r

26th May, 2018
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