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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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  • Ransomware

    Overview Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that infects a computer and restricts access to it until a ransom is paid to unlock it. This Alert is the result of Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC) analysis in coordination with the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide further information about…

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  • UK to Conduct RCIPS Review

    The Governor’s Office is able to confirm that the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has agreed to conduct an independent review of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service response to reports of persons missing at sea from 6 March until the operation concluded. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is the UK organisation with responsibility…

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  • Strategic Migration Management and Policy Planning Training

    Senior Immigration, Customs and Commissions Secretariat employees participated in an intense five-day Strategic Migration Management and Policy Planning training course from March 14-18, 2016. The week-long programme provided an in-depth examination of the key planning, organizational and strategic tools necessary for producing and implementing effective strategies in migration management, alongside effective policy planning. The programme…

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  • CIG Delegation Attends National Hurricane Conference

    Although hurricane season does not officially begin until June 1st, the first hurricane of 2016 was recorded two months ago when a disturbance in the Atlantic turned into Hurricane Alex – only the second January hurricane on record since 1938. As part of the preparation process leading up to this year’s hurricane season, a delegation…

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  • Ministry Builds Capacity to Tackle Human Trafficking

    As the movement of people continues to impact countries across the globe, the Cayman Islands is frequently reminded of its status as a transit country for irregular migrants; most of whom originate from Cuba. In response, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has taken steps to strengthen policies, practices, and capacities to effectively manage what…

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  • CTC/15-16/HMCI/031 — Request for Proposal to Supply of Public Safety Radio Communications Services

    Tender Advert: CTC/15-16/HMCI/031 Adendum No. 1 Adendum No. 2 Adendum No. 3 Adendum No. 4 The Ministry of Home Affairs invites suitably qualified Suppliers to submit firm price proposal to the Supply of Public Safety Radio Communications Services The Request For Proposal (RFP) Document may downloaded from the www.centraltenders.gov.ky website or by sending an email…

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  • The CISDUS 2016 – CYCLE 8, Fieldwork Assistants Required

    2016 Volunteer Registration Training Form Over the past 16 years the National Drug Council (NDC) has conducted the Cayman Islands Student Drug Use Survey (CISDUS). The NDC is preparing to conduct Cycle Eight (8) of the CISDUS scheduled to take place from February 29th through March 17, 2016. The Cayman Islands Student Drug Survey (CISDUS)…

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  • Cayman’s Own Crime Scene Investigator

    The RCIPS is pleased to announce that SOCO Trainee Brittney Parchman has been promoted to a Scenes of Crime Officer, effective 1 March 2016. Ms. Brittney Parchman, age 26, born and raised in the Cayman Islands, says she knew when she was about 14 that she wanted to pursue a career in forensic science. “It…

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  • Visitors arrested at prison

    Over the weekend, two visitors were arrested at HMP Northward on suspicion of smuggling contraband into the Prison during routine visits to inmates. These persons were searched by officers, and on discovery of drugs and a cell phone, the visitors were detained to await the arrival of police officers from the Bodden Town Police Station….

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  • Fire Service Promotes Working Smoke Detectors

    As part of an ongoing fire prevention and safety awareness drive, the Fire Service installed free working smoke detectors in a number of homes on both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The recipients were five senior citizens, including home-bounds, in each of the six districts of the Cayman Islands, including 103-year-old Ms Lillian E. Pearson…

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  • Wesley (Wes) Howell is the new Chief Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs
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  • Participants and course trainers of the Strategic Migration Management and Policy Planning course in front of Immigration Headquarters Photos: Bina Mani, GIS
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  • SOCO Trainee Brittney Parchman Scenes of Crime Officer
  • Examples of contraband found during routine weekend visits
  • 103-year-old Mrs. Lillian E. Pearson welcomed Fire Service officers who installed smoke detectors in her home: (l-r) Mr. Brevon Elliott, Mr. Richard McLaughlin and Mr. Bryce Webb.

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24th May 2016

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... Read More

24th May 2016

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... Read More

3rd May 2016

Ransomware

Overview Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that infects a computer and restricts access to it until a ransom is paid to unlock it. This Alert is the result of Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC) analysis... Read More

3rd May 2016

Ransomware

Overview Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that infects a computer and restricts access to it until a ransom is paid to unlock it. This Alert is the result of Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC) analysis... Read More

22nd April 2016

UK to Conduct RCIPS Review

The Governor’s Office is able to confirm that the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has agreed to conduct an independent review of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service response to reports of persons missing at sea from 6... Read More

22nd April 2016

UK to Conduct RCIPS Review

The Governor’s Office is able to confirm that the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has agreed to conduct an independent review of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service response to reports of persons missing at sea from 6... Read More


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