(CMR) Superintendent of Police Brad Ebanks has been promoted to Chief Superintendent in the RCIPS, the Police Service Commission (PSC) has announced.
“I am pleased to see the success of this recruitment drive for this critical role in the RCIPS. I am particularly pleased that we were able to promote a highly capable Caymanian from within the ranks of the RCIPS. I offer sincere congratulations to Chief Superintendent Ebanks on his well-deserved promotion,” said Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, who is Acting Chairman of the PSC.
The PSC is an independent body established in 2021 with specific responsibilities for the senior appointments and promotions within the RCIPS (Superintendent rank and higher ranks) and the good governance of the RCIPS.
Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne voiced his support for the work of the PSC for this recruitment; he stated:
“I warmly congratulate Chief Superintendent Brad Ebanks on his selection and appointment and extend great thanks to the PSC for their oversight of the competition in the interview and selection process.”
“Chief Superintendent Ebanks is a local officer who has come through the ranks and served the RCIPS for the past 36 years, where he has gained a full appreciation and understanding of the complexities and challenges of the multiple competing service demands faced by the RCIPS as it continues its journey to develop and deliver a modern, progressive, fit for purpose 21st-century policing service to the Cayman Islands,” Commissioner Byrne said.
Mr. Ebanks has served in various positions in the RCIPS over the years, reaping success in each role he has fill.