Nauru police force

Nauru PPS Officers based at new Mental Health and Wellness Treatment Centre

The new two-bed centre is staffed by a psychiatric doctor and two mental health nurses.

Director for Medical Services, Dr Lincoln Menda, told NPF Media the facility is a positive step in the right direction for mental health services on Nauru, with a vision to expand and upgrade the facility to cater for the mental health and wellbeing needs of the Nauru community.

Training on Illicit Drugs Control laws for Nauru Police Officers

Nauru Police Force Officers attended a two-hour training workshop yesterday to learn more about the Illicit Drugs Control (Drug Testing Kit) Regulations 2021 (repealing the 2016 Regulations) and their roles and responsibilities under the new regulations.

Significant additions include a comprehensive report to be completed by the drug seizing Officer, as well as an Illicit Drugs Test Certificate to be completed by a qualified and authorised testing Officer.

Nauru Police Force patrol boats due in September

In preparation for the arrival of the patrol boats, there will be training for crew members and there is an opportunity Nauru Emergency Services, Customs, Quarantine and Immigration staff as part of a joint-agency programme.

Nauru Police officers learn to use new vehicle registration app

Nauru Media News – NTV reports the app has been developed and introduced.

Police officers will be able to monitor unregistered motor vehicles by going online using data bundles and punching in a vehicles number plate to reveal if the vehicle is registered and when it will expire. .

Nauru Police Commissioner Ivan Notte said the new initiative from Transport is greatly appreciated as it will ease the work of the officers and will be used by the NPF for the benefit of the country.

14 Nauru Police Officers complete police leadership course

Police Commissioner Iven Notte said the graduates are “future leaders, who will continue the work of NPF for the benefit of the people of Nauru.”

The graduation was held today.

The three-week intensive police leadership course was facilitated by Errol Gibson, currently Australian Federal Police Prosecutions Advisor in Papua New Guinea.

Commissioner Notte and NPF Learning and Development Head Superintendent Gregor Garoa, complimented the officers for their dedication to their studies, to the teamwork demonstrated by after-hours and weekend study groups observed.

Nauru Police Force ‘Magnificent 7’ complete 20 years of service

Commissioner of Police Iven Notte, back then Sergeant First Class, put this cohort of 28 through their new recruit training.

They are the 7 Officers who remain with NPF after two decades, continuing to serve and protect the people of Nauru, working across all levels of the Force. DC Kalinda Blake, Superintendent Simpson Deidenang, Inspector Dinamo Appin, Sergeants John Deidenang, Ruman Reweru and Troy Detageouwa joined their old instructor for a celebratory meal today.

Nauru President highlights police pride, safety, changes to sex offender laws at police parade

The president said the new era of the professional Nauru Police Force will be an era where wearing the police uniform brings pride to those who wear it, as well as advancement through hard work and academic diligence, but also a worthwhile career path that will mean being an NPF officer “you are Nauru’s finest.”

President Aingimea said 1 July marks a new direction, new strategic plan and new vision for the NPF and their foundational work that “falls within the ambit of the motto to ‘serve and protect’ is safety.”

Nauru Police Force develops fitness training policy

The training manual includes a message from the Commissioner of Police and a detailed description of the programme.

Mr Notte said it is his duty as COP to enforce health, safety and fitness for the officers, who respond to and care for people in the community.

In his message, the Police Commission said it is his and his executive team’s priority and mandate to spearhead the reform for a fitter, healthier and safer police force in 2020.

Nauru Police Force launches cyber safety campaign

The campaign, called Cyber Safety Pasifika, has been developed to highlight the risks of online bullying, predatory behaviour and crime, and will be valued in Nauru given the high usage of the internet in the country.

“The internet has been a massive benefit to small nations like Nauru due to our isolation, but with this comes risks that are of great concern, particularly as our people are traditionally very trusting of others,” NPF Commissioner Corey Caleb explained.

Nauru holds first narcotics training for health and law enforcement

The training was facilitated and funded by ABF as part of ongoing efforts to train and up-skill law enforcement agencies such as the police force, border security personnel and health.

NPF Superintendent Training Kalinda Blake confirmed drugs have been discovered in Nauru and the training is essential for border protection officers.

“The training is important as drugs have been found and confiscated in Nauru, (and) legally officers in our border agencies have not been trained to test the drugs they seize.