Police training

Opposition calls for increase in police training colleges

Opposition Leader Don Polye said there should be four regional training colleges established for the Royal PNG Constabulary.

The RPNGC has only one training college located at Bomana just outside Port Moresby.

Polye said there needs to be real upgrading and revamping of the police force in the country as this is a vital need.

“I would like to see more training colleges established for the police.

“Training should not only be for six months but should be a minimum of 12 months in which they’re properly trained,” Polye said.

All must complete the course: Baki

"I do not want any one of you to be discharged earlier than expected. We have gone through a stringent process of screening our candidates and you were selected on merit and must make the most of it," Commissioner Baki said.

He asked the cadet officers including two women to make the most of it while undergoing their training at Igam Academy.

He said they will be relying on their input after they completed their 18 month course at the JSC and another six months course with other cadet officers back at Bomana School of Excellence.