On Friday, 19 July, police officers joined with staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment and the Cayman Islands Fire Service to conduct checks of liquor-licensed premises in George Town.

The objective of the checks was to determine whether the establishments were meeting the requirements of their liquor licences, and in particular safety regulations. The checks were carried out by Senior Trade Officer Leith Bodden from the DCI, Acting Senior Divisional Fire Prevention and Investigation Officer Darnley Scott from the CIFS and Police Inspector Courtney Myles of the RCIPS.

Five establishments were visited and four of the five were found to have issues that needed to be addressed. Some of these issues were corrected immediately, while others are being followed up by the relevant inspectors.