Cayman 27 – ARCHIVE

Cops Go Back To University

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks… But what about a cop?

Well ten of them went back to school to learn more about policing the community.
Photo 2 - UWI RCIPS GradsAnd after an intensive course they all passed the first stage with flying colors..

One of those who qualified… Says this has now given them an extra tool to serve the community.

On a day to day basis we face challenges, we are now given a tool that we can use to overcome some of these challenges. One of the challenges, what we face is, we have quite a number of beats in the Cayman Islands and beats are a designated area, a marked area for community police officers, but we have little resources to deal with it.

But this has given us the tool in that we can combine beats
Community policing was first introduced in the Cayman Islands in the 1990s to improve relationships and trust between officers and the people they serve.

About the author

Philipp Richter

Philipp Richter

Philipp Richter was born in Austria and moved to the Cayman Islands at the age of three. Throughout his life, he has always enjoyed documenting his surroundings with cameras. Studying television broadcasting and communications, he now can show the reality of life in Grand Cayman to the public.

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