Gari Baki

Commanders have compromised their rank: Police boss

This is because commanders at the highest and lowest levels have compromised their rank and authority.

Commissioner for Police, Gari Baki, says as police officers, it is their duty and responsibility to demonstrate to the government, and the people, that they can serve and protect without compromising their integrity.

“I have introduced the year of discipline in 2017 and I expect all members of the Constabulary, including the new recruits that passed out last Friday, to uphold these values.”

​Baki reintroduces 2017 as ‘year of discipline’

Commissioner Baki announced this last Friday during the pass-out parade of the Police Recruit intake 1 of 2016 at the Bomana Police College. 

“I expect all members of the Constabulary, including you all 242 recruits on parade, to uphold these values.

“I expect you to strictly enforce these values because our aim is to eradicate the rot and regain the confidence and trust of our people,” Commissioner Baki said.

Trukai staff to join police reserve program

 This was made possible through the signing of an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see select Trukai staff join the RPNGC.

The MoU, which was announced last week at Police Headquarters in Konedobu, Port Moresby, saw Police Commissioner Gari Baki and Trukai Industries CEO, Greg Worthington-Eyre, witness the signing.

“To begin this MoU with the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary and its Reserve Police Program, Trukai Industries will provide a core group of eight Trukai security personnel,” said Worthington-Eyre.

RPNGC networking with agencies for APEC

Commissioner for Police, Gari Baki, says: “The meeting is by far the biggest and most significant global meeting to be ever staged on PNG soil and therefore it is imperative for the Constabulary to heighten it security planning for this major international event.”

He says RPNGC will continue to interact with other state institutions, including the Department of Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Defence, the National Airport Corporation, Customs and others in the spirit of whole-of-government approach geared towards ensuring APEC is successfully hosted in PNG.

Police commissioner to visit Hela

He says so far, Hela operations are running smoothly while today will be another surrendering of arms.

“From the last exercise that had taken place, we would like to really push for all the functional weapons to be surrendered as soon as possible.”

Baki says the Defence and Police are going into all the districts and doing awareness in terms of the surrendering of these weapons and hopefully, get some of the weapons out.

Baki cautions probationary constables

Commissioner for Police, Gari Baki, stressed this during the passing out of the first batch of 2016 recruits yesterday at the Bomana Police Training College.

Baki says this 2017 suspension of recruitment measure was taken to protect the integrity of the Constabulary and to give confidence to all stakeholders.

“As member of the Constabulary, I encourage you to uphold the value of discipline and ethics at all times.”

Don’t intimidate Electoral Commission: Baki

He said he won’t be tolerating anyone who tries to intimidate or disturb the work of both the Electoral Commission and Police to deliver safe and secure national general elections.

Police boss congratulates WNB for producing soccer stars

Baki congratulated the four soccer stars during the official opening of the Police Commissioner’s conference in Kimbe on Monday.

“I give credit to WNB also because you had a contingent going to the FIFA Games.

“The young women that came have a different perception of PNG. Before they came, their parents and guardians warned them about PNG but the three weeks they participated in FIFA changed their perception about PNG.

“So credit must also go to our people. On behalf of the police force I also want to say thank you to the people of PNG.

Police to launch project to monitor officers’ movement

Police Commissioner Gari Baki made the announcement on Monday at the opening of the Police Commissioner’s conference in Kimbe, West New Britain Province.

“In this project we will establish a 24/7 call center  inside internal affairs which means any member of the public that see any police vehicles in the wrong places buying or consuming beer they can ring direct to POM.

“The call center will direct the issue back to the PPC or the Station commander of the report received and disciplinary actions will be taken within 21 days.

Police Commissioner's conference underway in Kimbe

Senior officers from the 22 Provinces arrived in Kimbe on Saturday and were welcomed by local dancers at the Hoskins airport

The conference will be officially open by Governor Sasindran Muthuvel at the Genesis Hotel after the opening march followed by a parade which will be reviewed by the Police Commissioner Gary Baki.

The priority agenda to be discuss is the preparations and Security Operations for APEC and the National Elections.