Police officers undergo Fire investigation training


Ten Police officers from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) are attending a fire investigation training at Central Fire Station for one week from 11 April to 17 April 2018.

Director Fire and Rescue Services, Superintendent Rodney Kuma says, “Out of these ten officers six of them are firefighters and the other four are from the Forensics Department.”

He adds: “This fire investigation course is part of the series of training currently undertaken by the RSIPF fire officers that commenced on 18 March 2018 till 5 June 2018, funded by the Solomon Islands Police Development program (SIPDP) and we are fortunate to have instructors from the Fire and Rescue New south Wales.”

Superintendent Kuma explained, “The training itself will equip all the participants with knowledge and skills to conduct fire investigations to determine the cause and of a fire.”

He adds: “As the Director of RSIPF Fire and Rescue service, I would like to thank the SIPDP and Fire and Rescue New south Wales for their continuous support to the RSIPF Fire and Rescue through the provisions of these trainings. This training will surely boost the capability of this department and RSIPF as a whole.”

 Source: RSIPF Media