The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) will begin the first recruit course for this year next week 8 February 2021 at the RSIPF Academy, Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara.
There will be a total of 70 recruits – 40 male and 30 female. The 70 recruits were selected from the nine provinces of Solomon Islands after going through the application process and selection criteria.
Commissioner of Police, Mostyn Mangau says, “The RSIPF Recruit Program is designed to produce Constables with a high level of knowledge, professionalism and integrity.”
Commissioner Mangau explains, “The recruitment process tried to take recruits from all the provinces and of cause women. I am pleased to see that 30 of the 70 recruits are female. The important point I want to make here is that the recruits were accepted after meeting the recruitment criteria.”
“The training package is for 26 weeks delivered by Police Academy staff, specialist instructors and visiting external agencies. The program has been tailored to produce professional, knowledgeable and well-disciplined police officers.”
During the 26 weeks course, recruits will cover a wide range of topics including:
Recruits will also take part in a demanding physical fitness regime designed to test them and inspire teamwork.
The recruit package, which has been up-dated, reflects not only the laws of the Solomon Islands but also how police officers can work with the community to continue building confidence in the RSIPF for a safe, peaceful and prosperous Solomon Islands
“Recruits will be required to give 100 percent commitment and fully complete the course. It is not an easy course. I make no apology for this as not only myself but the community expect a high level of commitment and integrity from the recruits after they graduate and the join other members of the RSIPF,” says Commissioner Mangau.
Media Release from RSIPF Media Unit