Nauru Police

Nauru Police to embark on UN Peace Keeping Mission

Since January and February 2021, Nauru Police has had a number of virtual meetings with relevant high level officials from the UN and Nauru Missions in New York discussing Nauru Police participation in this Mission with the Nauru Government endorsing the Nauru Police Force plans to be part of this peace keeping mission.

Nauru Police officers appointed Liquor Licensing Inspectors

The appointment by President Lionel Aingimea is effective immediately

The Liquor Licensing Inspectors have the powers to enter any licensed premises at any reasonable time and request to see licenses and records to establish compliance.

The Liquor Control Act stipulates that it is an offence to obstruct an authorized officer from entering the premises.

The offence carries a fine of $50,000 or 2-5 years in prison.


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Nauru’s Inspector Capelle on attachment with Fiji Police Force

Inspector Capelle is on attachment with Fiji Police while his wife is pursuing further studies in the country.

He has served in the Nauru Police Force for over 10-years in the field of operations.

The Fiji Police and Nauru Police currently have a Memorandum of Agreement to enhance police-to-police co-operation between the two institutions.


Photo Fiji Police Force Caption: Inspector Brown Capelle attends the training with his Fijian counterparts 


Nauru Police Force Commissioned Officer Course underway

In the opening ceremony, Police Commissioner Iven Notte said the course is now aligned with new laws and regulations.

Nauru Media News- NTV reports, under Commissioner Notte’s leadership, the ‘new’ NPF continually strives to aim higher, meet standards of excellence, and raise the professionalism of its workforce, embracing a program to change corporate culture and mindsets that hold an organisation back from reaching its targets. As mandated, one of these targets is to be the best police force in the Pacific region.

Nauru Police to work with communities on Neighborhood Watch programme

Nauru Media News – NTV reports the Neighborhood Watch is a very important programme for the community and neighbors in looking after and protecting their homes from possible break-ins and thefts.

If for instance a family is going to go out to a family gathering, then a neighbor can look after their home while they are away for a few hours by notifying them of suspicious activity and also reporting to police.

Nauru Police acknowledges community partnership for safe festive season

Nauru Media News- NTV reports communities helped Police in executing their duties and responsibilities during their special roster by reporting drink driving and unruly and unexpected behavior in the community.

It was a challenging period where families and friends gathered to celebrate Christmas and the New Year and there was a lot of movement.

Despite the many events, Commissioner Notte was very pleased and proud to announce that NPF’s mandate of Safety Safety Safety resulted in zero fatality or injuries to persons on the roads either drinking or driving.

Nauru Police apprehend mother over case of negligence

According to Police, the children aged six-months and three-years were reported as being left without the care of their mother for 4 days.

The mother was seen leaving her children for a social outing.

In the early hours of Tuesday last week, the situation was reported to Nauru Police Force, as the mother had still not returned home.

The case was referred to the Domestic Violence Unit, and the mother has since been apprehended.

The children are safe and well.

Nauru Police Commissioner keen on partnership with Fiji

This was highlighted during a courtesy call to the Deputy Commissioner of Police Isikeli Ligairi at Police Headquarters on Tuesday.

Commissioner Caleb is leading a four-member delegation and their two-day visit is consistent with a Memorandum of Understanding signed with Fiji on Police co-operation in 2015.

Commissioner Caleb said with the agreement coming to an end in 2018 they were eager to get talks underway to extend the cooperation between the two institutions.

Two Nauru officers attend Intelligence Course at Fiji Police Academy

Their participation is an outcome of a Memorandum of Understanding between Fiji and the Nauru Police Force and also signifies Fiji's continuous reputation in assisting small island nations.

In opening the course, Commissioner of Police Brigadier‑General, Sitiveni Qiliho stressed to the participants that it is imperative for officers to understand what is required of them as intelligence officers.

He adds that since their work is largely based on information it is also important that they are updated with the new platforms now in use for its dissemination.