Fiji Police Force

Nauru Police sends officers for recruitment training in Fiji

Police said the initiative is part of Fiji Police and Nauru Police outstanding MOU and the Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police PCLEC Initiative.

The officers are expected to also attain Certificate IV in Police Management after the completion of this programme.

They are part of the Batch 65 that marched into the Fiji Police Academy on Friday.

Fiji Police Force Director Training and Education Acting Senior Superintendent of Police (A/SSP) Aseri Nakibo welcomed the recruits and their parents to the home of the Fiji Police Force in Nasova, Suva.

Nauru Police Commissioner acknowledges the Fiji Police for their support in capacity building programs

Fiji Village reports that Nauru Police was able to send their first United Nations Peacekeeping contingent to South Sudan last year.

He requested assistance with training and accreditation of the next batch of officers to be deployed, as Fiji had earlier stated its intent of assisting neighboring Pacific island law enforcement as a regional hub for UN Police peacekeeping training.

The discussions took place as Notte, paid a courtesy call to the Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho.

Fiji's second-ranking police officer quits a day after security move announced

The Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho announced on Friday that Abdul Khan had resigned due to "personal reasons".

"I have accepted his resignation after the decision was reached on mutual understanding, and respect his decision to resign from the organisation."

He said promotions had already been made.

On Thursday, Qiliho said the move to deploy the military was a joint decision with the commander of Fiji's military forces, Major General Jone Kalouniwai.

Extra 1500 police on duty for Fiji election

Police Commissioner, Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho, said a further 1500 police officers have been deployed to assist the Fiji Elections Office today.

Qiliho said the Force has invested in geotracking equipment (GPS) to assist with operations.

"We have also invested in the use of technology, where we are aware where our specific vehicles are located at any particular time," added Qiliho

Three Fiji police charged for pouring boiling water on man

The incident happened when the suspect was being interrogated at the Navua police station earlier this week, where the victim sustained serious burns to much of their body.

On Tuesday, the police in a statement said three constables had been charged with one count each of commiting an act intended to cause grievous harm.

Benedito Bolabiu, Laisenia Naiwau, and Lasaro Turagadrau appeared in court on Wednesday, where they were granted bail.

The police said further charges were being considered.


Fiji man dies after police beating

The 26-year-old was allegedly beaten outside a nightclub in Suva on the 2nd of September.

He died of his injuries in hospital on Thursday.

Fiji's police commander, Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho, says he's ordered the criminal investigations department to investigate.

He did not say whether the accused officers were known, or whether they were still working.