About the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services
The Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services coordinates national security, policing and correction services to provide a safe and secure Solomon Islands.
It is mandated to support the corporate functions and the operations of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and the Correctional Services of Solomon Islands (CSSI), two agents of the state in the law and justice management and administration system.
The Ministry is tasked with the responsibility to render support to the RSIPF and CSSI in their joint pursuit to achieve national security in the country.
Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Services
Hon. Anthony Veke
Welcome to the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services.
Our Mission is to govern the strategic implementation and delivery of corporate services to support public and uniformed officers in the RSIPF and CSSI to successfully fulfill their duties to the Government and the nation.
Ministry services include:
- To facilitate, coordinate and support the development of RSIPF and CSSI mechanisms for the strengthening and maintenance of law and order, ensuring perseverance of peace, protection of life and property, and the enforcement of Solomon Island laws and the constitution.
- To initiate and provide policy guidance, budgetary service, coordination and oversight of activities and programs of the RSIPF and CSSI.
- To provide policy advice to the Minister and related partners on national security, policing and correctional matters.
- To strengthen and improve corporate and financial support along with human resources across the Ministry and agencies for quality service delivery.
To achieve its mission, the Ministry delivers services through its seven (7) Divisions.
Divisions and Departments
The Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services has the following Divisions and Departments under its umbrella. You will find quick information about each and their contact details if required.
Planning and Policy
The Planning and Policy Division creates plans and assigns relevant officers to carry them out.
The National Security Division deals mainly with the security of the Solomon Islands. Officers usually travel to the provinces for consultations and workshops with provincial executives and community leaders regarding the security of the nation.
The Border Security Division is a newly established department in 2019. Its function is to mainly focus on border issues e.g. the Solomon Islands Police Response Team is stationed at the Western border to protect citizens from illegal entry from Bougainville and Papua New Guinea.
The Administration Division is responsible for the welfare of Ministry employees.
The Infrastructure Division is responsible for all development projects in the Ministry such as constructing Police and Correctional Officer residential quarters.
The Accounts Division facilitates all payments and is responsible for Ministry finances.
The Executive Division consists of the Financial Controller, Under Secretaries, Permanent Secretary and Minister.
Documents and Links
Here you will find the direct contact details for relevant staff at the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services. Please feel free to get in touch should you have any queries you wish to discuss.
|Executive Personal Secretary||28607|
|Financial Controller||EXT: 206|
|Planning and Policy||44710|
If you’re in the Solomon Islands and wish to visit us, our office location is provided below for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you.