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The police helicopter took part in two rescues at sea at the weekend, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported on Thursday.
One of Cayman’s two police helicopters will return to local shores on Tuesday, Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Air Operations Unit Commander Steve Fitzgerald confirmed.
British Royal Navy helicopters from the RFA Argus ship will temporarily replace Cayman's two police helicopters next month.
The Joint Marine Unit and police helicopter launched a search Tuesday for a boat carrying four people, after family members lost contact with them.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is in the process of acquiring a new helicopter to replace the one damaged at Owen Roberts International Airport in February. Cabinet approved the purchase this week.
Two individuals were evacuated from Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman by helicopter Saturday in response to separate medical emergencies.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter was on a training mission Saturday morning that turned into a real mission.
During the last two weeks of June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit conducted six medical evacuations to Grand Cayman from the Sister Islands using the new police helicopter.
A new police helicopter may be coming to Cayman, but how and when will not be known for at least several weeks.
The police helicopter that was damaged in February during takeoff is being sent to the United States for an assessment on the extent and nature of repairs that need to be made on the vehicle.
Barely a week into its service, Cayman’s new police helicopter carried some precious cargo.
A new $9 million, state-of-the-art helicopter will help ensure the national security of the Cayman Islands, according to police commissioner Derek Byrne.
A new police helicopter will arrive in the Cayman Islands within days, Premier Alden McLaughlin and Governor Martyn Roper announced Wednesday.
The year 2018 was an eventful one for the Cayman Islands.
A fishing vessel, the Ziggy III, towed a sailboat in distress to the safety of George Town harbor on Saturday, police reported.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is doubling its air force. With the help of the U.K. government, the agency is purchasing a second helicopter. It is expected to be in use by mid- to late 2019.
There was brief confusion at Owen Roberts International Airport in George Town Thursday after a helicopter made an emergency landing.
The driver of a white BMW led police on a high-speed chase through Prospect and George Town Friday night, before he was eventually caught and arrested for drug-related offenses.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police helicopter, along with civilian watercraft, managed to track down a broken-down WaveRunner, its stranded driver and a group of divers who were in difficulty, all in one Sunday afternoon rescue effort.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Eurocopter EC-135, which won international accolades for its search-and-rescue efforts during 2017’s hurricane season, is getting old.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service executed a helicopter rescue Monday of a man injured on tanker. The 43-year-old man, an Explorer Spirit crew member, had fallen on board the ship, resulting in a fractured leg and head injuries requiring urgent medical assistance.
Police landed a helicopter on the beach in North Side to intercept a suspected drink driver after reports of a BMW being driven erratically on Rum Point Road.
Magistrate Grace Donalds is expected to give her verdict on Thursday after hearing evidence in the trial of Javonnie Silburn, who is accused of shining a laser at a police helicopter.
The man accused of shining a laser at an in-flight helicopter and its crew has had his trial adjourned until Wednesday, Oct. 11.
Javonnie Silburn, who is accused of shining a laser at the police helicopter, had his trial adjourned until next week because a police officer due to give evidence is on an emergency relief operation in Turks and Caicos.
Trial began on Wednesday for Javonnie Silburn, 21, who is accused of shining a laser at a police helicopter over East End on April 29, 2015.
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.
The police helicopter on Friday struck the line of a tethered kite flying more than 400 feet in the air, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.
The police helicopter was called out last week to help transfer a 58-year-old female patient from Cayman Brac’s Faith Hospital to Grand Cayman. According to a police press release, the woman was in need of urgent medical attention from specialists at the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town.
A green laser hit the police helicopter while it flew over West Bay Friday night, police reported.