Samoa Police

Samoa police Officers return from peace keeping mission

The officers were welcomed by Commissioner, Fuiavaiiliili Egon Keil.

SPPCS said it is proud to have them back after accomplishing a successful mission as ambassadors for Samoa and its people.

Some members were scheduled to return to Samoa last year.

However, due to COVID-19 travel restrictions their mission dates were extended.

The officers will go through medical clearance and induction trainings before they are allocated areas within SPPCS where they will continue serving Samoa through the Samoa Police, Prisons and Corrections Services.

     

Hit and run road accident claims life of 18-year-old in Samoa

Eighteen-year-old Ituau or Tuau, as he is known to his family and friends died of severe injuries in the accident at Maali St in Vaitele in the early hours of Wednesday morning last week.

Ituau would have celebrated his 19th birthday on Saturday.

Samoa Police, Prisons & Correction Services is appealing to the driver to come forward or members of the public with any information that may lead to the discovery of the driver or vehicle to please contact the Traffic Unit on telephone 26712.

     

Samoa IT Manager wins Cyber Safety Pasifika Programme Award

Mow has been acknowledged for his outstanding contributions to the programme.

He represents Samoa across the Pacific through his role as an expert trainer and ambassador for the Australia Federal Police Safety Pasifika Programme.

The programme’s role is increasing cyber safety awareness, educating and enhancing cybercrime investigations in the Pacific region.

SPPCS congratulated Mow and thanked him for representing Samoa Police across the blue Pacific.

     

Samoa Police donates vegetables to Home of the Age

The donation was done on behalf of the Samoa Police, Prisons and Corrections Services.

In a statement, SPPCS said, “The donation is part of SPPCS community engagements with the elderlies which adds to its monthly mowing of the Mapuifagalele grounds.”

“The extra vegetables from prisons and corrections farms are provided to assist the little sisters of the poor and their caring efforts.”

SPPCS also acknowledged the senior citizens for keeping their staff and inmates in their prayers.

     

Samoa Police locate missing 9-year-old boy

Faaleaga Raider Toelepai Junior was last seen leaving his family on 19 April at around 2pm.

The Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services has confirmed that Faaleaga has been located and reunited with his family.

Samoa Police also acknowledged the continuous support of the public which led to the successful reunion of the child and his family.

     

Samoa Police search for 9-year-old boy reported missing

Faaleaga Raider Toelepai Junior was last seen leaving his family on 19 April at around 2pm.

He was wearing only a pair of black basketball shorts.

Police said Faaleaga has not returned home ever since.

The public is urged to help find the missing student of Moataa Primary School.

If you have any information that might lead to Faaleaga’s whereabouts, please contact a nearby police station or call 22222.

     

Samoa Police appeal for information on missing 13-year old girl

The Ministry of Police, Prisons & Corrections has reported that Ah See has been missing since midday on Saturday, March 27.

She was last seen wearing a white top and a pair of black pants.

The public is advised to contact a nearby Police Station or call 22222, if they have any information that might lead to Ah See’s whereabouts.

     

Seven Samoa Police, Prison and Corrections officers receive promotion

  Leiataua Samuelu Afamasaga has been promoted to Deputy Commissioner of Prisons and Corrections.

Motunuu Mikaele Teofilo is now the Director of Programme and Development.

Taualai Luuga is the new Principal Internal Investigator while Lomitusi Maifea and Salauseu Keneti Teo are the senior programme officers.

Teiula Aukusitono and Howard Masoe have been promoted to Programme Officers.

Police Commissioner Fuiavailili Egon Keil stressed the importance of abiding by the law and policies in his keynote address at the swearing in ceremony recently.

Samoa Police liaises with business owners to ensure road safety

Commissioner Fuiavailiili Egon Keil and Executive met with business owners and representatives of major local businesses to discuss road safety measures relating to Heavy Duty vehicles, yesterday.

Since February of this year, SPPCS has met with owners of taxi companies and buses to address similar road safety measures in an effort to curb unsafe behaviours of drivers and the risks they pose to people especially pedestrians.

The Commissioner highlighted the need to work together to ensure safety on roads.  

More women join Samoa Police

A total of 280 women officers are currently employed by the national force.

Deputy Commissioner, Papalii Monalisa Tiai Keti said the number has more than doubled in the past 5 years since Police Commissioner Su’a Fuiavailiili Egon Keil had taken over in 2016.

She made the comment at the International Women’s Day event held by the Samoa Police Women’s Advisory Network in collaboration with the Samoa Australia Police Partnership earlier this week.