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  • West Bay Fire Station Reopens

    The West Bay Fire Station held a reopening ceremony on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 to showcase the new and improved facility. Ministry officials, government leaders and community members gathered at the station to celebrate and honour those who made the reopening possible. Extensive repairs commenced on the West Bay substation in late July, to combat…

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  • Joint Marine Unit – Public Service Advisory

    Over the past several weeks there have been a number of marine related thefts where boats and other marine equipment have been stolen. Police are investigating these incidents and have been fortunate in making some recoveries. However, it is the Joint Marine Unit’s intention is to advise boat owners to better secure their property. Although…

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  • Fire Services Gives Back

    Although firefighters with the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) put their lives on the line every time they respond to a call, their commitment to the community doesn’t end with their shift at the fire station. So, when staff of the West Bay Fire Station recently heard that community member Albert Yates was in need…

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  • Public Service Job Fair

    Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) are holding a joint recruitment drive on Wednesday (31 August 2016) in a bid to hire Caymanian officers and firefighters. The job fair will take place at George Town Town Hall from 3 p.m. to…

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  • Prison Officers Interrupt Smuggling Of Contraband into HMP

    Around 12:15AM this morning, 16 August, police responded to a call from prison officers at HMP Northward regarding their capture of a man suspected to have been throwing items over the fence.  The man was found with a quantity of a substance suspected to be ganja, wrapped in small, plastic bags.  Police officers arrested the…

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  • Fire chief takes to the streets

    Chief Hails responds to fire, emergency reports By Brent Fuller – August 8, 2016 In the middle of the day last Wednesday, the fire chief’s bright red SUV was spotted speeding down North Sound Road with emergency lights ablaze, heading to what had been reported as a structure fire. The night before, Cayman Islands Chief…

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  • 2016 Half-Yearly Crime Statistics Show Large Drops in Serious Crimes

    Crime Statistics for Cumulative Period QTR2 2016 2016 Half-Yearly Crime Statistics Show Large Drops in Serious Crimes, but Spike in Lower-Level Offences Increases Overall Crime Rate by 10% Today, Thursday, 14 July, the RCIPS held a press conference on the release of the crime statistics for the first six months of 2016. Overall, the statistics…

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  • RCIPS Initiates Forums of Cooperation with Private Sector on Police Matters

    In recent weeks newly-appointed Superintendent of Uniform and District Operations, Robert Graham, who is the strategic lead on implementing the RCIPS community policing strategy, has been holding various meetings with community stakeholders. Last week he convened meetings of daytime and nighttime business forums in an effort to better understand the needs of the business sector…

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  • RCIPS Neighborhood Officers Join Youth ACT’s Crime Awareness and Prevention Day at CHHS and JGHS

    Last Friday, 24 June, six officers with the RCIPS Neighborhood Policing Department (NPD) participated in a day-long crime awareness and prevention event for youth at Clifton Hunter High School.  Organized by the Youth Anti-Crime Trust (Youth ACT) for the fourth straight year, the event features presentations by local police and prison officers, crime prevention activists…

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  • CCTV under the spotlight

    CCTV cameras, government wants more and better. Figures show they have been successfully used in criminal cases. Only last week a lawyer was found guilty of GBH after a car crash, which was all caught on camera. But if we do get more, should they be better, to catch more criminals in the act. Cayman…

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  • RCIPS Begins Recruitment Drive for Special Constables

    Tomorrow, Friday, 8 July, police officers from the Neighborhood Policing Department (NPD) will be in the Police Mobile Unit in Prospect, near McRuss Store on Marine Drive, to speak with any members of the community who may be interested in becoming a Special Constable with the RCIPS.  The officers will be at the location from…

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  • Veteran Civil Servant is New Chief Officer

    Long time civil servant Wesley (Wes) Howell is the new Chief Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Deputy Chief Officer responsible for public safety and security in that ministry since 2012, Mr Howell topped some nine applicants in an open recruitment exercise that included online and written testing, to win the senior-most position within…

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  • Supt. Graham speaks with Wil Pineau, Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce, and a participant after the Retail Business Forum
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  • Wesley (Wes) Howell is the new Chief Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs

Other News

22nd September 2016

Changes to the United Kingdom e-Passport

This information is being distributed to inform UK passport holders in the Cayman Islands. However, it is important to note the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration does not handle the processing of UK passports. The United Kingdom has announced... Read More

22nd September 2016

Changes to the United Kingdom e-Passport

This information is being distributed to inform UK passport holders in the Cayman Islands. However, it is important to note the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration does not handle the processing of UK passports. The United Kingdom has announced... Read More

15th September 2016

West Bay Fire Station Reopens

The West Bay Fire Station held a reopening ceremony on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 to showcase the new and improved facility. Ministry officials, government leaders and community members gathered at the station to celebrate and honour those who made... Read More

15th September 2016

West Bay Fire Station Reopens

The West Bay Fire Station held a reopening ceremony on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 to showcase the new and improved facility. Ministry officials, government leaders and community members gathered at the station to celebrate and honour those who made... Read More

10th September 2016

Joint Marine Unit – Public Service Advisory

Over the past several weeks there have been a number of marine related thefts where boats and other marine equipment have been stolen. Police are investigating these incidents and have been fortunate in making some recoveries. However, it is... Read More

10th September 2016

Joint Marine Unit – Public Service Advisory

Over the past several weeks there have been a number of marine related thefts where boats and other marine equipment have been stolen. Police are investigating these incidents and have been fortunate in making some recoveries. However, it is... Read More


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