The role of the Airport Security Unit (ASU) is to safeguard civil aviation operations within the Cayman Islands against unlawful interference. Its primary responsibility is to safeguard passengers, crew, ground personnel and the general public against acts of unlawful interference. All ASU personnel are qualified at the respective levels of certification under the UK Department of Transport Regulations and are recertified annually.
The ASU is comprised of 85 officers, supervisors and managers diving between ORIA and CKIA. All personnel are qualified at the respective levels of certification required under UK Department for Transport regulations and are recertified annually.