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There was no policy banning ministers and senior civil servants from making personal purchases and obtaining cash advances on government credit cards prior to July 2010, the jury in the trial of ex-premier McKeeva Bush heard Wednesday.
Natalee Williams, widow of police officer Raphael Anthony Williams, told the Coroner’s Court that her husband had told her senior officers were “breaking their own law to ensure I go to jail.”
Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson has denied allegations of corruption made against him.
Canover Watson, former chairman of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority board and prominent Caymanian businessman, was released on bail Thursday evening.
The police Financial Crime Unit is reviewing government travel records in conjunction with government auditors to identify whether any potential offenses have taken place.
London police wade into the ongoing public debate left in the wake of Cayman's disastrous Operation Tempura.
Accusations of criminality, lying and cover-ups fly around the ill-fated Operation Tempura corruption investigation.
Local pawn shops dispute police statements blaming their businesses for a spike in burglaries or thefts.
An increase in local thefts and burglaries is partly attributable to the proliferation of pawn shops, a police commander believes.
Cayman's already anemic traffic enforcement falls further during 2014.
Criminal allegations against high-ranking Cayman officials backfire on Operation Tempura's former senior investigator.
Burglary reports haven't increased so far this year, but overall crime has.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service welcomes eight men and four women as its newest police officers.
A second man involved in the New Year's Day robbery of Diamonds International pleaded guilty in the Grand Court Thursday.
The largest group of Caymanians to join the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will graduate on July 17.
Cayman's anti-corruption enforcers are overworked, understaffed and not getting many convictions.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Cricket Club is receiving sponsorship from The Security Centre Ltd for a fourth successive year.
Cayman's deputy governor says some improvements are needed in the area of police discipline.
A 12-year-old is facing criminal charges after police say he took a cell phone during a break in.
The RCIPS headquarters has been vacated due to fumigation works.
Government is coming up blank in the search to recover corrupted police files.
Cayman's Chamber of Commerce lashes out at the local government over travel and hospitality spending.
The breadth and scope of the Auditor General's report on Cayman Islands government "travel and hospitality" spending is astounding.
The recent dearth of traffic enforcement officers in the RCIPS is noted by lawmakers.
Some local residents who tried to report crimes at police stations were told to call 911 instead.
We know that millions of Cayman Islands police records may have been lost. What we don't know is even more disturbing.
Jonathan Mark Ramoon pleaded guilty to the New Year's Day robbery of Diamonds International jewely store; a trial date was set for two other defendants.
Searches for a large amount of apparently irretrievable police data continued Thursday with a new revelation that some backup drives were also corrupted in a hard drive crash.
Police commissioner David Baines will not face charges over his dramatic intervention in a New Year’s Day diamond heist in George Town
Criminal charges are filed in connection with a $50,000 grant from Cayman's former Nation Building Fund.
The Kernohan lawsuit is settled, but Cayman's government is still fighting it out over Operation Tempura in the U.K.
Three men charged with the New Year's Day robbery at Diamonds International have had their matter put off again after one of them asked for a new attorney.
More revelations about Cayman's ill-fated Operation Tempura probe, this time from inside the former governor's office.
In what has become one of Grand Cayman’s most anticipated events on the social calendar, guests gathered Friday evening for the annual Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Awards gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.
Operation Tempura details get aired in new setting.
U.S. authorities are finding a lot more cocaine in Caribbean waters these days.
The governor maintains that a review into a local police officer's death will be released following a coroner's jury evaluation of the incident.
Nothing focuses the mind more than a good punch in the face, especially if the assailant is a teenage student and the face belongs to his teacher.
Maura McGown QC spoke about challenges to the judicial system, including public perceptions on sentencing.
Three men charged in connection with the New Year's Day robbery of Diamonds International will appear in court again on April 14.
The RCIPS has selected 15 new recruits to become police constables.
Champion fundraiser Derek Haines officially launches his bid to raise $1 million to build a new facility for Cayman HospiceCare at a reception at Governor Helen Kilpatrick’s residence.
Bucking a trend of declining crime reports in the Cayman Islands since 2010, serious crime shot way up in 2013, with burglaries leading the way, police crime statistics show.
Cayman gets a visit from the U.K. Overseas Territories director next week.
The $10 million-plus, U.K.-orchestrated, Cayman Islands-financed fiasco, is back - and there's a lot of "plus."
Three men charged with the New Year's Day robbery of Diamonds International will return to court on Feb. 28.
Senior leaders in government are not giving the Human Rights Commission the time of day.
A review of a local police officer's death will eventually be made public, police commanders say.
It takes the police commissioner's and governor's involvement before a dangerous dog complaint is addressed.
More than 100 Caymanians were honored for their contributions to the Cayman Islands' cultural heritage at Monday's Heroes Day celebrations.
Cayman's former governor says it's time to end the mischief surrounding the Operation Tempura investigation.
A criminal complaint is filed with the RCIPS over the Operation Tempura investigation.
Derek Haines says commissioner took the only appropriate action in response to the New Year's Day jewelry heist.
A suspect arrested in connection with the New Year's Day robbery of Diamonds International jewelry store was brought to court in an ambulance Tuesday to face firearm and robbery charges.
Police commissioner David Baines’ daring intervention in a New Year’s Day diamond heist is the subject of an internal investigation.
A high-speed chase on the roads of George Town led to multiple vehicles being damaged before the suspect was apprehended.
Christopher Julian Myles, 32, and James Herbert McLean, 22, appeared in Summary Court on Monday afternoon charged with robbing the Diamonds International jewelry store on New Year's Day.
The holding cells in the West Bay and George Town police stations will soon be replaced by a brand new 24-bed detention center.
We can't imagine anyone having a better start to the New Year than Cayman's police commissioner.
Two of four robbery suspects were charged Friday in relation to the New Year's Day armed holdup at the Diamonds International jewelry store in George Town.
With the personal intervention of Police Commissioner David Baines at 8 a.m. on New Year’s Day, police halted a three-man armed robbery at North Church Street’s Diamond’s International Watch and Design.
Government announced its New Year's Honours List on Tuesday, led by an Order of the British Empire for Police Commissioner David Baines, and a Certificate and Badge of Honour for two others.
Two men are arrested in connection with bogus bomb threats made at two Grand Cayman resoirt properties.
A local woman is arrested in connection with a criminal investigation into the Nation Building Fund.
Sweeping changes are proposed for Cayman's Firearms Law that could result in warrant-less searches of homes and the reversal of the 'burden of proof'.
The Cayman Islands needs more discussion of novel approaches to criminal justice.
Operation Tempura's former top investigator could be forced to give up hundreds of Cayman government documents related to the ill-fated corruption probe.
Cayman's top cop says he'd like the ability to 'cut a deal'.
As government – not ours but theirs, meaning the United Kingdom – insists on moving forward with an expanded program to listen to our telephone conversations, interdict our text messages, and, presumably, monitor our Internet browsing, we as a people would be ill-advised to respond to this assault on our privacy with passivity or silence.
The sense that crime rates have ballooned and that we are under siege may be an over-reaction, but the concern is clear and our poll respondents fed up.
Police are dealing with nearly 10 times as much crime in West Bay as in either North Side or East End, statistics for 2013 show.
A veteran RCIPS officer asks a judge to review his dismissal from the police service in 2011.