Police Commissioners from New Zealand and Australia Visit Samoa


21 Auguat 2019, Apia Samoa. Acting Commissioner Papalii Monalisa Tiai-Keti and senior staff of Samoa Police Service hosted the Australia Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin as well as the New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush at the SPS headquarters yesterday.

The Australia New Zealand Police Commissioners in Samoa.

According to an SPS release, “It was an opportunity for SPS to discuss ways of ongoing assistance from both agencies, and highlight opportunities to strengthen police to police co-operation”.

Papalii acknowledged the support from both Australia Federal Police (‘AFP’) and New Zealand Police (NZPOL) in advancing the Samoa Police Service through capacity building, capability support and resources throughout the years.

Courtesy gifts were exchanged between the Police Commissioners.

Papalii Monalisa hosted Police Commissioners of both NZ and Australia.

Both Commissioners also had the opportunity to tour the Samoa Police headquarters.

Strengthening Cooperation