Inspector Chris Edwards from Kiribati Police was successful in gaining a placement with the PICP Seconded Pacific Officer (SPO) programme. Inspector Edwards has just spent a month in Fiji looking at their Road Policing operations. He will be spending November and December 2018 on a placement in New Zealand. He will be spending time with the Wellington District Road Policing Unit. He will also be assisting the PICP Secretariat in developing the PICP Road Safe Pacific programme which will be introduced in 2019.

This placement has been supported by the Commissioners of Fiji, Kiribati and New Zealand. Opportunities will be opened up for further secondments into the programme later this month. Details of how to apply will be posted on the PICP website.

Inspector Chris Edwards (L) calls on Fiji Police Commissioner Brigideir General Qiliho