A Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) delegation is in the country to learn from the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) capabilities.
The purpose of the visit is to learn from different units and departments of the RSIPF showcasing its police capabilities.
The four-man delegation including an Australian Federal Police (AFP) Advisor who is based in Vanuatu pay a courtesy visit to the Supervising Commissioner of RSIPF Ms. Juanita Matanga.
After the courtesy visit a brief meeting was conducted with the Senior RSIPF Executive to outline the visiting program to different locations.
The delegation has had a chance to learn about the latest Police Operation Centre (POC) with its latest capabilities with the use of drones that give real time situations on the ground to make sound decisions when a situation arises. They also have time to visit and learn about the RSIPF Honiara Radio Centre.
They also visited the Police Maritime. This is where they had a small brief meeting and visited the Maritime Operation Centre. The team also had a chance to visit the two Guadiana Class Patrol boats and learn about its arm capabilities.
The team also visited the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) of the RSIPF at Hells Point and learnt about its latest capabilities to deal with unexploded ordnance.
Police Response Team (PRT) will display a Public Order Management (POM) capability during the week at Hells Point. Before their departure on 15 December 2023, they will be visiting the Close Personal Protection.
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