The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) today (20 October 2021) farewelled Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) Policing Partnership Program (RAPPP) Advisor James McMillan and Jenifer Saunders after serving years with the Program.
RSIPF Assistant Commissioner (AC) Patricia Leta acknowledged and greatly appreciated the service rendered by RAPPP Advisors during their years in Solomon Islands.
“I on behalf of the Commissioner wish to acknowledge the contribution that both of you have made to the RSIPF and the other departments you have been attached to during your time as RAPPP advisors,” said AC Leta.
She added, “On behalf of all ranks and files of the RSIPF I would like to sincerely thank Advisor McMillan and Advisor Saunders for providing essential support to the specific departments you have worked in during your term in the program.”
Mrs Leta says, “Your contribution to capacity development within the RSIPF during your service is highly commended and will be long remembered.”
In their brief farewell remarks, Advisor McMillan and Saunders thanked the RSIPF for the wonderful opportunity over the past years. Working with the RSIPF has been an extremely rewarding and fulfilling experience. We love Solomon Islands and its people and sincerely hope to return one day.”
Both RAPPP Advisors were presented with a letter of appreciation and a RSIPF plaque as a token of appreciation from the RSIPF Organization.