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Cayman News Service

Inspector Andre Tahal

(CNS): All eyes will be on Inspector Andre Tahal over the coming months as the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has revealed that he took over as head of the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit (TRPU) on 1 February. His predecessor, Inspector Dwayne Jones, has moved to uniform operations, the RCIPS said in a release. Tahal’s appointment was made as the number of people in isolation was dropping sharply and tourists were beginning to return, packing local roads to pre-pandemic levels and in some cases even worse congestion.

There has been no sign of any decrease in road crashes, from daily prangs to major fatal collisions, leaving Tahal with a difficult task ahead. Four people have already been killed on Cayman’s roads and the number of serious single-vehicle crashes remains alarming.

However, in a press release about his appointment, Inspector Tahal said he was up for the challenge.

“I am eager to take on the role as the inspector in…