News & Publications

PICP News, and articles published by PICP

26 Jan 2017

Solomon Islands: AFP assistant commissioner to head Solomon Islands police force

26 Jan 2017

Farewell and Welcome to RSIPF Commissioners

The Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police (PICP) extends its congratulations to Commissioner Matthew Varley in his new role as Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF).  In taking up his new role, Commissioner Varley will also become a […]

23 Dec 2016

PICP Christmas Message

Tena koutou and warm Pacific Greetings to you all
As the end of the year dawns upon us, we take the time to reflect on a very busy year.

In the words of Commissioner Maara Tetava, the Vaka continues to move forward […]

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 […]

2 Feb 2016

PICP “Our Strategic Plan 2015 -2019”

The Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police Strategic Plan 2015-2019 was signed off  by the PICP in Auckland New Zealand 2014.

Refer link below to read the PICP strategic Plan;

PICP Strategic Plan 2015 – 2019

28 Jan 2016

Media Links, Pacific News Stories …..


Counsellor speaks out on sexual abuse (12/04/2016)

NZ gang rumours played down (17/02/2016)

Qiliho appointed Fiji police commissioner .…news/…/qiliho-appointed-fiji-police-commissioner

Fiji devastation revealed from air (22/02/2016)

Acting Police Commissioner Qiliho to remain Acting for another three months. (11/02/2016)

Police Forensic expert Dr. James Kalougivaki  helps Vanuatu: (26/01/16)

Acting […]

27 Jan 2016

Pacific Forensic Model Provisions

For effective law enforcement Pacific police need modern laws that keep pace with their growing forensic capability.

Requested by the Pacific Chiefs of Police (PICP) Pacific Forensic Working Group (PFWG) the Australian Attorney-General’s Department (ADG) prepared model provisions to […]

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 […]