News & Publications

PICP News, and articles published by PICP

13 Mar 2017

United Nations Road Safety Week, 8-14 May 2017

With 328,000 people dying on the Western Pacific region’s roads every year, making it the leading cause of death for those aged 15-49, the World Health Organisation strongly encourages the organisation of activities to commemorate the United Nations Road Safety […]
9 Feb 2017

2017 PICP WAN Exchange Expressions of Interest

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 EXCHANGE PROGRAMME ARE NOW CLOSED Women’s Advisory Network (WAN) Exchange Programme Exchange and development opportunities are for a period of 2 – 3 weeks unaccompanied (ie. no family members) and will take place between April – […]
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 …..

COOK ISLANDS:Counsellor speaks out on sexual abuse (12/04/2016) gang rumours played down (17/02/2016) Qiliho appointed Fiji police commissioner .…news/…/qiliho-appointed-fiji-police-commissionerFiji devastation revealed from air (22/02/2016) Police Commissioner Qiliho to remain Acting for another three months. (11/02/2016) Forensic expert Dr. James Kalougivaki  helps Vanuatu: (26/01/16) […]
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 […]