Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary

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.”

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Controversial Goroka market to be built: Soso

The controversial Goroka Market will be rebuilt early next year, says Eastern Highlands Governor Julie Soso.

PNG starts to experience wet season

Close to 200 policewomen engaged for FIFA World Cup

A three-day workshop that commenced on Monday at the Laguna Hotel has assigned 51 policewomen as Team Security Liaison Officers (TSLOs) to the 16 participating teams and 130 women police officers from other centres will be flown into Port Moresby to commence security operations at the end of this month.

 Four female officers have also been appointed to be venue commanders and will be stationed at the match venues.

Four female officers trained on human rights

They are part of the 15 police officers who took part in the five day workshop at the Bomana Police Training College.

One of the policewomen, Judith Aihi, says this type of training should be conducted throughout the country as many surprisingly do not know about their rights as human beings.

Aihi says there are very important aspects of human rights that people need to understand and specific awareness is needed for public knowledge and understanding.

Firm backs policewomen’s conference

Classics Engineering assisted the officers with shirts to be used during the week-long conference that is starting on Monday.

During the presentation, managing director James Kennedy Steven said this was not their first time to help police in the province.

He said the company is  happy to play an important role in dressing the policewomen to run their week-long meeting.

"We have assisted police many times but not in the presence of media for publicity. It is a give and take thing so we are glad to have helped them out," Steven said.

Condom saga stirs debate on violence issues

Women leaders around the country and the facilitators of this movement convened the first meeting last Saturday to come up with a strategic framework for the movement.

In that meeting 5 core activities were identified for which the committee members were asked to draw up action plans and methodologies to implement them.

The core activities which the Women Arise Committee would like to partner with and collaborate more on are with issues to the citizens of the country, government roles, media, police and the churches roles in addressing women's issues.

Christmas Message from Police Commissioner Gari Baki

Despite the overwhelming challenges, the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary’s will and

determination to protect and serve the people of Papua New Guinea continues undiminished.

For Papua New Guinea, the successful Pacific Games in Port Moresby in July this year was perhaps the highlight of 2015.

Everyone, including members of the RPNGC, the PNG Defence Force and the Correctional Services came together to raise the PNG flag higher.

The Games experience is indeed invaluable for PNG’s determination to host the APEC in Port Moresby in 2018.

Police pay up for power

“Power has been restored after receiving a cheque of K800,000 this morning,” PPL acting chief executive officer John Yanis told Loop PNG.

The state-owned power supplier turned off power supply to the police headquarters after the department failed to settle their bills amounting to K2.2 million.

Yanis said PNG Power needs money to operate, and other state institutions who owe the company will see their power switched off also.

“We are running a business, we need money to operate.

Top cops on Buka to plan for ‘modernisation’

The arrival of the officers flooded the small Buka Township after they were warmly received at the airport on Saturday with Bougainville bamboo bands.

Commissioner of Police Gari Baki and his two acting deputies, Raphael Huafolo (Administration) and Jim Andrews, led Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACPs), Provincial Police Commanders (PPCs) and metropolitan superintendents.

Australia Federal Police (AFP) Assistant Commissioner Allan Scott was also part of the group for what is scheduled to be a week-long conference.

New command structure for police in Highlands

The huge area has been split into Highlands Western Regional Command and Highlands Eastern Regional Command.

Western command will be based in Mendi, to cater for Hela, Southern Highlands and Enga provinces.

The Eastern end will be headquartered in Mount Hagen and will look after Western Highlands, Jiwaka and Chimbu provinces while Eastern Highlands comes under Momase.

The commanders are Assistant Commissioner of Police Teddy Tei for the Western Command and his counterpart Nema Mondiai  will control the Eastern End.