Command, Control, Coordination (C3) and ICCS Plus Training


Monday 17 June 2024, Matautu, Apia Samoa, Press release. Samoa Police began an intensive 3-day training program focused on Command, Control, and Coordination (C3) and ICCS Plus at the Training Facility in Matautu.

This essential training involves also making time 8 I lo i8 IExecutive Members of the Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services (SPPCS) and is designed to enhance SPPCS’s capability and preparedness for the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

The C3/ICCS Plus Basic Training course is a cornerstone in SPPCS’s ongoing efforts to ensure a high level of readiness for both planned and unforeseen incidents, operations, and events.

The Command Learning Continuum, which forms the framework of this training, provides crucial insights into the different command levels necessary for the Police Service to respond efficiently. This framework not only strengthens the command culture within the Police Service but also offers a structured pathway for ongoing learning and the development of command qualifications.

C3 is a vital component of law enforcement operations, particularly under unfamiliar or uncertain circumstances. The ability to rely on established routines and structures with well-trained personnel who understand their roles is critical. This training ensures that all participants are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform effectively in such situations.

The training is being conducted by expert instructors from the Australian Federal Police, New Zealand Police, and the New Zealand Defense Force. Their involvement underscores the importance of international collaboration and support in building the capacity of SPPCS.


By the end of this three-day training, SPPCS Executive Members will have strengthened their command and coordination skills, significantly boosting their preparedness for CHOGM and other critical events. This initiative reflects

SPPCS is committed to maintaining public safety and order through continuous professional development and international cooperation.

SOURCE – Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services

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