The highest-ranking female officer in the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has been granted a leave of absence to pursue an articled clerkship at a local law firm.
Angelique Howell, the superintendent of uniform and district operations, confirmed she will temporarily leave the police service to do her articles at Mourant Ozannes. Police granted Ms. Howell an 18-month leave of absence.
In the interim, RCIPS Superintendent Robert Scotland will serve in Ms. Howell’s role and will also continue to serve in his current role as supervisor of police specialist operations. Special operations includes marine and air patrols, police armed units and K9 units.
Mr. Scotland will oversee about 250 police officers.