A three day workshop on Crime Prevention Strategy held at the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Academy at Rove Headquarter for provincial police participants has ended successfully on Thursday 30th.
The workshop which commenced on Tuesday 28th March seen ten (10) Provincial Police participants from the nine Provinces including Honiara City attended.
It was coordinated by the RSIPF Police Academy Department under its programme capacity building.
Deputy Police Commissioner (DCP) Operations Mr Gabriel Manelusi said the aim of the workshop is to train provincial police trainers to equip with the knowledge and understand the strategy.
Assistance Commissioner (AC) National Capital and Crime Prevention, Mostyn Mangau urged the provincial police participants to utilise what they learnt from the workshop and to train their provincial police colleagues about the application of the Crime Prevention Strategy.
Meanwhile, a representative who spoke on behalf of the participants acknowledged the training.
“The three day workshop is worthwhile and has given us participants a clear approach, involving various community leaders, church, other non-government stakeholders, provincial government to deal with crime matters in our respective provinces we serve.
“After all crime is everybody’s business to ensure it is prevented in our communities.”
The Crime Prevention Strategy training programme of the RSIPF is headed by Deputy Commissioner Manelusi, assisted by Assisted Commissioner National Capital and Crime Prevention, with National Community Policing Team of RSIPF and Participating Police Force (PPF).
The three days’ workshop was officially closed by the DCP Manelusi and AC Mangau.