VIDEO: Water Police prepared

Commissioner of Police Gari Baki, made the comment following the presentation of a 3 million Australian Dollar worth of facilities and equipment, including two vehicles and jet skis today at the water police Headquarter at Konedobu in the Nation's capital. 


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Police Minister focused on improving policing

Queried during his first official event as the minister in charge of police, Wong stated that this is the first of the many events that he will ensure to provide in bringing out the best of the RPNGC.

He said there has been a lot of negative vibe towards the Royal Papua New Guinea in the past, but this is about to change.

Wong reiterated that after this event, there will be many more that will follow; RPNGC will return to its former glory.

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Police gets support for APEC

This follows AUD 3 million (Australian Dollars) worth of facilities and equipment was handed over today at the water police HQ at Konedobu in the Nation’s capital.

COP Baki said this presentation is part of strengthening and preparing the Water police for the coming APEC summit.

He says because this event will see global leaders enter the country there is a need for an increase in security alertness and preparedness.

The equipment includes two boats, six jet skiis, two buoys, two vehicles and a warehouse to house the equipment. 

RPNGC receives AFP assistance

Over 100 plus land and sea transport assets including motorcycles, jets skies and a movable command center was presented to the Commissioner for Police and his contingent at the national football stadium.

Under the Policing Partnership Program, this is the first and the biggest assistance that’s been given to the RPNGC by the AFP.

Commissioner for Police, Gari Baki said he is glad that this current phase of the partnership program is engaged heavily in providing assistance and building our capabilities for APEC.


VIDEO: Kua on use of Security personnel and elections

Member elect for Sinasina Yongumugl and leader of the PNG National Party Kerenga Kua said the presence of security personnel makes voters intimidated and sometimes scared of voting for the right leader.


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Police boss satisfied with security operations

Baki said he was impressed with the conduct of the elections after travelling to various Highlands provinces.

He said so far, security operations in the Highlands region and the country have been going very well.

Baki had travelled to Mendi, Wabag and Hela on Tuesday and was satisfied with what was happening on ground.

“Our security personnel are prepared to allow the counting to go ahead in these provinces.”

VIDEO: Lae police for EHP elections operation

The full strength squad will come under the command of PPC EHP Superintendent Alex NDrasal during this period. 
Mobile Squad 13 comes under the Lae Metropolitan Police Command when it is not deployed out of the City.


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Motorcade training underway for APEC summit

The Traffic Directorate, in conjunction with the AFP, have been keeping traffic officers busy in the past couple of weeks.

“We have been busy training our motorcyclists and will soon be training the drivers as well.”

This first batch of officers, who have already undergone training and graduated, are now the instructors for the second batch of trainees.

There will be a third and fourth batch coming up later in the year.

About 20 motorcycles have already arrived in the country.

VIDEO: Wewak Police security operations update

The boarder security operations will comprise of personnel from the Royal PNG Constabulary, Correctional services and PNGDF.


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VIDEO: Election security launch

Among those present to witness this significant event at Mt Hagen's Queens Park were several Government Department secretaries, Provincial Administrators of the highlands provinces, Assistant Police Commissioners and Provincial Police Commissioners of the highlands provinces.


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