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23 Dec 2016

2016 PICP Conference Communique

The 45th Annual Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police (PICP) Conference was held in Tahiti, French Polynesia from 19th – 21st September 2016.  This is the second time French Polynesia has hosted the PICP conference, previously in 1982.  The conference was […]
2 Feb 2016

Marshall Islands Reinstates Commissioner George Lanwi

Possibly one of the briefest retirements in history, Commissioner George R. Lanwi of The Republic of Marshall Islands has taken up his old post as Commissioner of police.Following elections and a change of Government, Commissioner Lanwi was approached and agreed to commence […]
20 Jan 2016

PICP Conference – French Polynesia 2016

Early notice of meeting –For Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police Members and those with PICP observer status, the PICP Conference will be held in French Polynesia 19-22 September 2016.Please diarise the dates of our conference.  Correspondence to Inspector Kevin Kneebone:email;  [email protected] 
19 Jan 2016

PICP Welcomes Commissioner Robert A. Guerrero (CNMI)

PICP would like to welcome Commissioner Robert A Guerrero as the Commissioner of Public Safety for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. Commissioner Robert A. Guerrero brings with him a wealth of experience. He was a member of the U.S […]
21 Dec 2015

Tena koutou and warm Pacific Greetings to you all

As this year draws to a close, we reflect on a very busy year. Together we have seen the Vaka continue to move forward and improve its efficiency and effectiveness in meeting the many challenges in its journey towards the […]
12 Nov 2015

Fiji Police Commissioner Ben Groenewald resigns

12 November 2015After 18 months of service as Fiji’s Police Commissioner, Bernadus (Ben) Groenewald has resigned.Colonel Sitiveni Qiliho has been appointed as Acting Police Commissioner.In response to the news of Mr Groenewald’s resignation, PICP Chair Tony Edwards has said “It […]
10 Nov 2015

PICP WAN mentoring pilot programme launched in Samoa

(11 November 2015)The PICP WAN mentoring pilot programme was launched in Samoa on the 3rd of November 2015 with the assistance and funding of the Samoa Australia Police Partnership (SAPP).  The programme aligns with the PICP WAN Strategic Direction for […]
4 Nov 2015

PICP Chair Tony Edwards attends International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference

28 October 2015Chief of Police for Niue  and Chair of the Pacific Island’s Chiefs of Police, Tony Edwards, attended the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Chicago, 24-27 October 2015.The annual conference and exposition is the largest […]
4 Nov 2015

Republic of Marshall Islands Commissioner George R. Lanwi retires

29 October 2015The Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police longest serving  member, Commissioner George R. Lanwi, has retired after 17 years as Commissioner of Police for the Marshall Islands Police Department.In his parting message, Commissioner Lanwi  said “I want to pass […]
19 Aug 2015

Niue Police welcome Fiji Police back to the 44th Annual Pacific Island Chiefs of Police (PICP) Conference

Niue Police this morning welcomed Fiji Police back into the Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police(PICP) conference as they and nineteen of twenty one member countries of the PICP gathered for their annual conference. This is the first time Fiji Police […]