NCD Police

ACP Wagambie welcomes 126 police reservists to NCD/Central Command

ACP Wagambie Junior said the bulk of the 126 reservists were middle class citizens of various professional backgrounds, including lawyers, engineers, accountants and private entrepreneurs, including a former PNG Defence Force lieutenant.

ACP Wagambie said each of the reservists were subjected to a stringent screening process before they were selected and trained as reservists.

Police patrol streets for safe New Year

In a small briefing this evening before they set out, Police were told to ensure that the streets are safe for residents to welcome the new year.

The night patrol will begin at Vadavada and end at Gerehu.

The festive season operation for Police in NCD started before Christmas where police officers have been doing night patrols, setting check points including awareness for a peaceful New Year.

NCD Metropolitan Superintendent Gideon Ikumu has urged residents to celebrate peacefully.

 

Police Ensures Safe Christmas

NCD Metropolitan Superintendent Gideon Ikumu said police have set up checkpoints at certain locations within the city to stop and search vehicles to make sure drivers and passengers are sober while on the road.

He said there had been many reports of traffic accidents that involved drivers driving under the influence of alcohol causing death, injuring people and damaging properties in the past.

Met Supt Ikumu said the festive operation is not new and police had been doing it for many years.

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Police, NCDC Partners To Fight Crime

The meet is part of the NCD-Central Command’s efforts working in partnership with stakeholders to in addressing law and order issues. 

Governor Parkop said law and order is everyone’s business, assuring that the concerns about safety and security issues in the city have not gone unnoticed.

Lately, there has been a public outcry on the safety of residents commuting around the city, especially the safety of women, girls and children.

During the meeting, they have agreed to implement the following:

NCD police get support from Theodist

The assistance shown by Theodist Limited will go a long way in Policing includes recording crimes using specific forms to avoid cases being thrown out by the courts; a challenge police officers face in the country is with stationary supplies, even for police in NCD.

On Tuesday the Stationary supermarket, made a donation of 240 boxes of A4 papers, enough for all 11 stations in NCD.

More needs to be done

According to the NCD police boss, Perou N’Dranou ironically crimes like these three are happening within the community hence most times perpetrators are known to the community.

He urged the parents and guardians of children to be more vigilant.

Last week there were 12 incidents of sexual crimes and N’Dranou says that the trend has been continuing to increase since last year given the lack of action by parents or the community.

“We need to do more to prevent that. Many times sexual crimes offenses are created by people that know the victims.

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Police warned of illegal activities

This warning comes after a probationary constable was arrested in March for official corruption in releasing suspects from Gordons police cells.

The cop identified as 27 year old, Jonathan Kari from Western Highlands was charged with official corruption after investigations found that he released the two suspects from the cells after they had given him money.

Meantime, on the 3rd of July he was found guilty and sentenced to four years hard labour in prison.

Weekly crime stats for NCD

This was conveyed in a media briefing by the NCD Metropolitan Superintendent who commended his officer on the recovery of the vehicles.

According to police, statistics of last week’s major incidents report include four cases of sexual offense;

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New Badili police boss

Senior sergeant, Bill Werake was officially acknowledged by Member for Moresby South and APEC Minister, Justin Tkatchenko and time-honoured by officers of the Badili Police station in a parade.

In his remarks, PSC Werake said addressing law and order in Moresby South is something that Badili police cannot do on its own hence he called on the support from all stakeholders.

He said in order to maintain peace, causes need to identified and eradicated from its roots so this can create an environment conducive for residents and businesses.

Police warn residents this Easter

Superintendent for Operations, Michael Tilae reiterated this message warning residents and vehicle owners to be security conscious and take on the safe driving concept to avoid causing silly incidents during the long Easter weekend.

Tilae said although they are expecting a quiet Easter break for all public servants in the city, police personnel will be on high alert for deterrence if need be.