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28 Nov 2018

Seconded Pacific Officers Applications Now Open

Expressions of Interest are sought from sworn police and civilian members of PICP member countries for the 2019 Seconded Pacific Officer (SPO) placements. SPO secondments will commence from February 2019 for a period of 1 to 6 months unaccompanied (without […]

1 Nov 2018

SPO Inspector Chris Edwards hits the ground running

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 […]

23 Oct 2018

37th PILON meeting in the Cook Islands

Between 9 & 11 October 2018 the PICP Secretariat attended the 37th Pacific Island Legal Officer Network (PILON) meeting which took place in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. The meeting was opened by Cook Islands Prime Minister, the Honourable Henry Puna.

The content […]

23 Oct 2018

Niue hosts 2018 Pacific Aviation Forum

The 2018 Pacific Aviation Forum took place in Niue on 25 to 28 September 2018.  The Forum theme was ‘For the Pacific, By the Pacific’ and was hosted and Chaired by Niue Police Chief Tony Edwards. The participants included aviation […]

23 Oct 2018

PTCN Team Leaders meet in Fiji

On 18 & 19 September 2018 the Pacific Transnational Crime Network (PTCN) Team Leaders’ Meeting took place in Nadi, Fiji. The theme of the meeting was “PTCN : Stepping up in the Pacific”.  PTCN Team Leaders from all 21 Pacific […]

7 Sep 2018

PICP sign Declaration of Partnership

In a show of unity and solidarity, the Pacific Immigration Development Community (PIDC), Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) and Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police (PICP) representing over 60 national Pacific Islands law enforcement agencies have signed a Declaration of Partnership to […]

6 Sep 2018

2018 PICP Conference Communique

The 47th Annual Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police (PICP) conference was this year hosted by the Nauru Police Force at the Menen Hotel in Nauru. Eighteen of the 21 PICP member countries were represented.

The theme of this year’s conference was […]

6 Sep 2018

RSIPF and VPF Sign MOU

On 22 August 2018 the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the VPF Headquarters in Port Vila.

Speaking shortly before the official signing, both Commissioner Matthew Varley and […]

11 May 2018

Nauru Police Force Launches Cyber Safety Campaign

The Nauru Police Force (NPF) will educate all students on the dangers of the internet as the first step to a community-wide cyber safety campaign which has been initiated by the Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police and developed by the […]

13 Apr 2018

PICP WAN Newsletter March 2018

Inside the March 2018 edition of the PICP WAN newsletter:

Pacific Country WAN Reports
New Zealand Police – National Women’s Leadership Conference
First Niuean Police Female constable certified as Diver
PICP WAN Working Group Meeting
Important Dates

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