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Eleven new Customs and Border Control officers were greeted by Governor Martyn Roper on the first day of a 21-week training course.
Police made a number of arrests in relation to drug and gambling offenses in the eastern districts over the weekend.
Four Royal Cayman Islands Police Service K-9 officers and their police dogs were officially certified on Tuesday after completing a three-week course on general purpose and narcotics work.
Muscles tensed, eyes firmly focused on its target, the police dog leaps over the low mesh fence into a scrap yard of junk cars. In a single bound, it covers the stony terrain and clamps its jaws around the arm of the suspect.
Blaze, a silky-coated beagle-mix, is retiring after four years of service on the customs K-9 unit and is looking for a new home.
Athena will soon be ready to bring down the bad guys. The 2-year-old Dutch herder is the latest addition to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service K-9 unit.
A pair of suspected armed robbers exchanged gunfire with police officers pursuing them through the back streets of Prospect Saturday night.
Joint enforcement activities throughout the eastern districts on Sunday by uniform officers conducting traffic checks and foot patrols, as well as the police helicopter, K-9 and marine officers on patrol offshore in the Rum Point area, resulted in two people being arrested on alleged drug-related offenses and 26 tickets issued.