The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF)yesterday welcomed six police officers from Nauru to participate in a public order management (POM) training program.
Commissioner Frank Prendergast was at hand to welcome the officers who are now in the country.
The POM training program is facilitated by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Academy through its Officer Safety Training (OST) faculty.
The training become apparent following a formal request from the Head of the Nauru Police Force which disclosed their interest in sending officers to undergo Public Order Management trainings under the RSIPF OST program.
Consultations and negotiations were traded between the Nauru Police Force and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force during which the training arrangement eventuated.
The training program also benefitted significantly from the continuous assistance provided by the Participating Police Force (PPF) of the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI). RAMSI through PPF met all the traveling arrangements and also provided accommodation for the participants.
The Director of the Police Academy, Inspector Ian Bara yesterday afternoon met briefly with the six Nauru police officers on their arrival at the Henderson International Airport before they were transported to the PPF GBR complex.
– Police Media