Formed in 1907, the Cayman Island Police experimented with helicopters in the late 1990s, before establishing its own formal Air Operations Unit in 2010.
The RCIPS undertakes annual exercises with the UK APT(N) deployed ship, in preparation with other Island authorities for the Caribbean Hurricane season (in 2017 it was RFA Mounts Bay; in 2020 RFA Argus and HMS Medway).
RFA Argus Merlin Rescues Kayakers in the Caribbean, 23-Jun-20 : #kayakers A Royal Navy Commando Merlin HC4 helicopter attached to the support ship RFA Argus currently deployed in the Caribbean rescued three missing kayakers off the Cayman Islands
Second H145 for Royal Cayman Islands Police, 17-Dec-19 : #H145 The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) received its second H145/EC145T2 helicopter purchased with assistance from the UK government
Royal Cayman Police in Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian, 17-Sep-19 : #HurricaneDorian Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) new H145/EC145T2 provided relief support to Abaco and Grand Bahama after Hurricane Dorian hit the islands. After 6 days the helicopter completed 42 flights covering 5,400 miles and operating also with Royal Navy’ ship RFA Mounts Bay
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|H145 / EC145T2||20182||2017||VP-CAO : RCIPS d/d /X-ray One |
: 28mar19 pictured (pic2) transporting Prince Charles to salute fir ...
: deployed for relief support with RFA Mount Bay to Bahamas after ...
|EC135T1||0107||1999||VP-CPS : Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) Sep07-Nov19; /X-Ray ... |
: 08/10sep17 pictured deployed by RFA Mounts Bay to relief support ...
: tail damaged after aboarted takeoff at Owen Roberts Internatio ...
|H145 / EC145T2||20241||VP-CPS : RCIPS d/d 06dec19 /X-ray two, pictured (pic2) |
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