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Police investigate report of plane in distress

Police on sea and in the air responded Sunday to a report of an aircraft potentially being in distress, but found no sign of any plane in trouble.

Privy Council allows retired cops to appeal RCIPS rehiring policy

The UK’s Privy Council has allowed an appeal by current and former police officers over the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service's previous policy of requiring officers to retire at 55 and then rehiring them at a lower rank.

Woman robbed at gun point at Palm Dale home

Police have requested the assistance of the public to help track down two men who robbed a woman at gun point on Friday 23 of July.

UPDATED: Man charged with murder of Wayne McLean

A 36-year-old Bodden Town man has been charged with murder in relation to the fatal shooting of Wayne Eron McLean earlier this month.

Walton: Time to say ‘enough is enough’ on gun crime

Four out of the seven shooting incidents that have occurred since April, in which two people were killed and 14 wounded, were gang-related, Deputy Police Commissioner Kurt Walton has confirmed.

The Resh Hour with Deputy Police Commissioner Kurt Walton

Deputy Commissioner of Police Kurt Walton discusses the recent shootings and crime in the Cayman Islands.

Compass Cold Case: Who killed Courtney Spence?

About one month after celebrating his 32nd birthday, Courtney Delroy Spence’s life came to an untimely and violent end when the Jamaican national was gunned down in January 2010.

Police release ID of murder victim, appeal for witnesses

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, on Monday, released the name of the man killed in Friday's shooting, he was Wayne Eron McLean, aged 25 of Bodden Town. They have also made an appeal for witnesses to come forward.

Two men arrested after shots fired in West Bay

Police said they have detained two men on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm following reports of shots being fired in West Bay Saturday night.

Shots fired in West Bay near Birch Tree Hill Road

Police have said they are investigating a report of shots fired in West Bay on Saturday night.

Armed guards protecting Seymour Drive shooting victim

Armed guards have been placed at the hospital to protect one of the shooting victims from Friday’s incident at Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive.

Man arrested in Prospect for attempted murder

Police have arrested a George Town man during an operation in Prospect in connection with last month's aggravated burglary and shooting in West Bay.

One killed, five wounded in shooting on Seymour Drive

One person was killed and five others wounded following a shooting at Vic's Bar on Seymour Drive early Friday morning, police have confirmed.

Suspect arrested in George Town murder

Police have released the identity of the man killed in last week's multiple shooting in George Town and detained a 31-year-old man in connection with his murder.

Murder investigation launched following fatal shooting

A 36-year-old man has been killed and at least two others wounded in a late-night shooting on Thursday on Martin Drive in George Town, police have confirmed.

One killed, two wounded in George Town shooting

A 36-year-old man has been killed and two others wounded in a late night shooting on Thursday on Martin Drive in George Town, police have confirmed.

Three wounded in George Town shooting

Three individuals were reportedly wounded in a shooting George Town on Thursday night, 911 officials have confirmed.

Police step up presence following firearm incidents

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has stepped up its visibility, including implementing armed foot patrols, following a spike in firearm-related incidents, the most recent of which took place on the weekend.

Dad charged in Shaquille Bush murder

Roger Deward Bush, the 46-year-old father of Shaquille Bush, appeared in court Friday charged with the murder of his 24-year-old son.

Man hospitalised in GT stabbing, woman in custody

One man has been hospitalised after being wounded in the neck during a violent clash with a woman in George Town on Wednesday night.

Court rules four men were ‘unlawfully killed’

The deaths of four men who were gunned down in separate and unrelated incidents have all been ruled as unlawful killings by the Coroner’s Court.

Man held with gun in midday incident

A 39-year-old West Bay man was detained by police on Thursday afternoon after a gun was found in his vehicle.

Suspended sentence, community service in animal-cruelty case

A woman at the centre of what is believed to be the largest-ever animal-cruelty case in Cayman has been given a 50-day suspended sentenced, 180 hours of community service, a 10-year ban on owning any animal and a $12,000 compensation order.

Police investigate shooting outside GT bar

A police investigation has been launched after a man was shot multiple times outside a George Town early in the morning today (7 June).

High-tech eye in the sky: Cayman chopper among most advanced in the region

When Cayman’s second helicopter returns next month, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit will boast of being the most advanced in the region with the latest modifications to its helicopter fleet which will be especially useful as the hurricane season stretches on.

New police clearance system, increased requests prompt delays

Police have said the transition to a new online system and "unusual surge" in the number of applications have created delays in processing police clearance certificates.

One hurt in West Bay boat crash

The captain of a fishing boat involved in a two-vessel collision Monday night was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police have confirmed.

Two hospitalised in West Bay brawl

Two men have been hospitalised after a violent altercation outside a liquor store in West Bay on Monday, police have said.

Scooters, modified bikes under scrutiny

Police are exploring the legality of the use of stand-up electric scooters and bicycles modified with motors on local roads.

Man wounded in West Bay

Police have launched a search for suspects after a man suffered head wounds in an attack Monday night in West Bay.

West Bay man charged for indecent exposure

A West Bay man has been bailed with conditions after appearing in court accused of indecently exposing himself at a local beach on Saturday.

US citizen named as victim in fatal collision

American Kiarah Shikale Perkins has been identified as the victim in Sunday's fatal collision in George Town.

50 cop crashes over 3 years

Collisions in Cayman have steadily increased over the years and so, too, have crashes involving police vehicles.

Police probe launched after 3 students fall ill at Clifton Hunter

A police investigation has been launched into an incident at Clifton Hunter High School in which three students fell ill after consuming food with an unknown substance on Thursday.

Former national boxer Charles Whittaker taken into custody after violent incident at gym

Former national boxer Charles “Killa” Whittaker was taken into custody earlier this afternoon, after breaking through a glass door at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing gym and verbally assaulting staff.

Profile: Police turn up heat on cold cases

This special feature highlights RCIPS Major Crimes Unit and Serious Crime Review team who set out to crack cases here. It is the first in a special month series profiling local cold cases.

Missing teen located

Police are asking for the public’s assistance to locate Tahja Carter, who was reported missing on Tuesday, 30 March.

Police receive complaint over premier’s stipend comment

Police have said they are reviewing a complaint lodged this afternoon (Thursday) against Premier Alden McLaughlin following his comments at a recent Progressives meeting.

Police association heading to court over promotions row

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Association has been granted leave to bring a court challenge over how the police service promotes its officers.

No arrests after police find 600 pounds of ganja

Police are carrying out investigations after a 'significant' quantity of ganga was found in the South Church Street area this weekend.

Crisis Centre staff get self-defence training from police

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is giving staff and volunteers of the Crisis Centre some training in self-defence and personal safety awareness.

Police association threatens legal action over loss of vacation

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Association is threatening to take legal action against Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne over a recalculation of vacation time for frontline officers, which the association says gives them seven fewer days of leave.

Police gear up for election season

As Cayman's election season gets into its stride, in run-up to the 14 April, a team of police investigators are on hand in case their services are required.

Dump truck, pickup truck collide, leaving driver with life-threatening injuries

Two people were sent to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, after a dump truck and pickup truck collided in Prospect. Police say the accident happened...

Head-on collision sends two to hospital with serious injuries

Two people are in the hospital with serious injuries following an early morning head-on collision. Police say the accident occurred shortly after 7am today, 6...

Retired UK cop named as victim in fall

Former UK police officer Nicholas John Keane has been named as the 63-year-old visitor who fell to his death from the second-storey balcony at a George Town storage facility last week.

Woman arrested in police assault case

A woman who was throwing rocks at passing cars and who appeared to be under the influence of drugs was arrested Saturday night after allegedly attacking police.

Police car crashes into house during chase in George Town

A police car crashed into a house during a chase that led to the arrest of four men on McField Lane, yesterday, 25 Feb.

Police Professional Standards Unit looking into WB Road crash

Police have said its Professional Standards Unit is reviewing last month's collision on West Bay Road in which a suspect was able to leave the hospital and elude arrest for almost a week.

RCIPS seeks to reduce carbon footprint

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is working in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government (CIG), Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES) as part of the wider Cayman Islands National Energy Policy Initiative to transition to electric, hybrid and low carbon emission fleet vehicle resources and reduce dependency on fossil fuel.

Police involved in collision while following stolen vehicle

Police arrested two men - one a teenager - to end a search for a stolen vehicle that included a collision involving an RCIPS vehicle, a missing girl being found and a suspect fleeing police.

Police vehicles involved in crash

The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit launched an investigation Wednesday after two police vehicles were involved in a collision.

Police seek car-theft victims following arrest

Police on Monday appealed for victims of vehicle theft to come forward after officers over the weekend arrested a man they believe was stealing from vehicles. 

Police investigating Hammer’s ‘Miss Cayman’ Instagram video

A police investigation has been launched into an Instagram video which was posted to actor Armand 'Armie' Hammer’s private account and featured a scantily clad woman he referred to as 'Miss Cayman'.

One dead after car crashes into house in West Bay

One person died and two others were injured after a car crashed into a West Bay home in the early morning hours of Saturday morning.

Police appeal for help to locate wanted man

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying and locating a man believed to have been involved in a violent attack at a local gas station last year.

Nearly 250 car crashes recorded in December

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says almost 250 vehicle collisions were recorded during its month-long road safety campaign in December.

JPs stop signing search warrants

Several people who serve in the role of justice of the peace in the Cayman Islands say they have been advised not to sign any search warrants until the conclusion of a judicial review into the 2019 Customs and Border Control raid at Doctors Express facilities.

Police investigate mugging report

The RCIPS is investigating a reported mugging after an injured man entered a police station early Monday morning and said he'd been assaulted and...

Murder suspect turns himself in

Police arrested a 20-year-old man Saturday in connection with Thursday's stabbing death outside a nightclub, according to police.

Police hunt suspect after man stabbed to death

 A murder investigation has been launched into the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man who was West Bay man who was injured in the Parking lot of a West Bay Road bar.

Police launch holiday road safety campaign

Police have launched their annual road safety campaign, which will seek to crack down on drivers who try to run afoul of the law.

Police investigating shots fired in vicinity of George Town bar

A man is treated for minor injuries following an early morning shooting incident at a George Town bar.

Search called off for missing drug suspect

Police and the Cayman Islands Coast Guard have called off the search for a man who jumped overboard during a drug bust off the East End coast late last month.

Search under way for suspect who jumped overboard

Cayman's Coast Guard and Police Air Operations Unit have been combing local waters and along shorelines in search of a suspect who jumped overboard during an drug-interdiction encounter on Tuesday.

Women injured following fight at laundromat

A fight involving two women at a George Town laundromat Monday ended with both people taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Man charged with arson following fire at RCIPS office

Rupert Spence of George Town appeared before the Summary Court on Tuesday on charges of arson.

Police records office reopens after arson, processing delays continue

After closing due to a fire last week, the Criminal Records Office is once again accepting applications for police clearance certificates, but the RCIPS warns the processing time is expected to be 14 business days.

Driver arrested after fatal accident in West Bay

A 31-year-old woman has been killed after being hit by a car at a West Bay condo carpark, police said on Sunday evening.

Police issue warning after spike in collisions

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says there has been an increase in the number of collisions over the past week, adding it appears the vast majority of these collisions occurred due to speeding and people driving under the influence of alcohol.

11 police recruits graduate

Eleven Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recruits were officially cleared to begin operational duty when they took part in a graduation ceremony on Monday afternoon.

Police launch ‘Operation Blade Runner’ to stop knife crimes

Police have launched ‘Operation Blade Runner’ in an attempt to crackdown on what they call a spike in violent knife attacks.

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