Category RSIPF

RSIPF officers completed Middle Management Course in Honiara

Group photo after the closing program

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Honiara have completedThis year’s first Middle Management Course (MMC) is on 1st July 2022.Participants of this course were selected from the Police Stations under the HoniaraCity Police and National Traffic…

Mostyn Mangau acknowledges RAPPP for donating a new vehicle to RSIPF-TCU

Commissioner Mostyn Mangau and Commander Paul Osborne signing a handing over document of the vehicle

The Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) Mr. Mostyn Mangau acknowledged the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) and Australia Federal Police (AFP) Policing Partnership Program (RAPPP) for donating a new vehicle to RSIPF.  RSIPF Commissioner Mr. Mangau received the vehicle during a brief handing over ceremony at the Rove Police Headquarters, which was witnessed by RSIPF Executive and RAPPP officers.  During the gifting ceremony, RSIPF Commissioner said the Trans-National Crime Unit under the National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) will be boosted with the help of our RSIPF partner the new Toyota Hilux.  Commissioner Mangau said I am certain that it will improve the work of our officers working inside the unit. Please look after the vehicle and use it for its intended purposes. Visit the RSIPF vehicle policy as a guide on using the vehicle. Mr. Managu said I want to thank the government of Australia through the RAPPP for their great support to the RSIPF, especially during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. The vehicle was gifted to the Trans-National Crime Unit (TCU) of the RSIPF this morning 7 April 2022. 

Justice served as 13 citizens are charged for crossing the border illegally

Royal Solomon Islands Police

This sends a clear message to those thinking of crossing the border illegally: don’t. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Gizo and Noro Police Station in the Western Province has charged 13 defendants out of the 17 who cross the Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Solomon Islands (SI) border Buin last month.  They were charged with one count of restriction of movement of small craft vessels contrary to clauses 4 (b) and (c) of the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (Restriction of Movement of Small Craft Vessels) (the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea Border) Order 2020, to be read with Regulation 17 (1), (a) (I), and (3) of the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No.3) Regulation 2021.  Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu said that the 13 defendants were released on strict bail conditions while waiting to appear in court on 18th April 2022. Chief Superintendent Lenialu said communities have to be responsible and take ownership by changing their attitude. We are not in normal times. If we decide to ignore the regulations then we will face the consequences.

DC Vaevaso thanked China Police for providing 20,000 RATs to RSIPF

DC Ian Vaevaso right with the RAT consignment at the back

Deputy Commissioner (DC) National Security and Operation Support (NSOS) Mr. Ian Vaevaso has expressed sincere gratitude to the timely and generous support from China Police for providing COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) kits. The Chinese Police Liaison Team has handed over…

RSIPF officers in Aussie complete first week of firearm training


National Response Department (NRD) officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) who are undertaking the armed offender training will be participating in practical scenarios and assessments. The practical scenarios and assessments included: Members responding to a critical incident…