Samoa Police

Samoa Police warn of illegal use of national flag

The warning was issued following incidences where the members of the public have inappropriately used the national flag, as seen at recent events around the country, particularly during political events.

Police said, It is an offence under the Official Flag and National Anthem of Samoa Act 1994, for any person who destroys, defaces or spoil the appearance/surface of the National Flag or willfully causes the National Flag to be torn, destroyed or so defaced; or willfully insult the National Flag by act, word or conduct.”

Nine people arrested with drugs and illegal firearms in their possession

This was after the Samoa Police Force conducted raids at Vaitele-fou and Lolovaea.

The police have seized naroctics (methamphetamine and marijuana), illegal firearms as well as various expensive electronics, jewelries and cash totalling to $23,300 tala and AUD$20.

Samoa Police said the electronics and jewelries are believe to be used to trade for narcotics.

WHO donates raincoats and police vest to Samoa Police Force

Police Commissioner, Fuiavailiili Egon Keil and Executive members received the donation on behalf of the force.

The assistance is part of WHO's ongoing assistance to SPPCS on road safety.

Funding from WHO will also support a media campaign and awareness on road safety.

In 2017 WHO donated 9 alcolizer machines, 3 alcolizer LE5 machines and 6 alcolizer LE4 machines for DUI test. WHO has continued to provide assistance to SPPCS with the re-calibration of these machines to support police investigations.

Samoa Police appoints new Assistant Commissioner Papalii Efo Peika Moalele-Tuua

Members of the Senior Management, donor partners, families and friends attended the ceremony to celebrate AC Moalele-Tuua’s promotion .

AC Moalele  is the daughter of former Police Chief Inspector Peika Moalele and is  proud to continue the service of her father to the people of Samoa.

AC Moalele-Tuua joined the Samoa Police Service in 2000. She has worked in various areas of Samoa Police but most of her working career was in the Criminal Investigation Division as an investigator.

Prior to her appointment, she was the OIC of the Criminal Investigation Division.

Missing Samoan teenage girl located

Samoa Police have confirmed that Monalisa Pusa Fotualii of Luatuanuu has been located and reunited safely with her parents.

Police acknowledged the support of the public which led to the successful reunion of the girl and her family.


15-year-old teen reported missing in Samoa

Monalisa Pusa Fotualii of Luatuanuu village has been missing since Saturday, 26 June.

She was last seen wearing a red collar t-shirt and a pair of black tights.

Police are calling on anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Fotualii, to kindly inform and contact any nearby Police Station or dial 22222.


Samoa Police farewells outgoing Australian High Commissioner

The national force gathered to farewell Moriarty on Monday.

DC Tiai-Keti presented Moriarty with a gift on behalf of the SPWAN and paid tribute to her support, highlighting the importance of seeing women in leadership positions to inspire Police women to achieve their career goals.

She commended the Commissioner and the Senior Executive for their commitment to equity and promotion of women throughout the service.

Samoa Police launches new HR Information Management System

According to the Police force, the system provides a big upgrade to improve the management of their valuable asset, which is the people.

“The launch is the culmination of a priority project which has been led by the SPPCS Corporate Director and Information Technology manager who identified the needs of the organization, areas which enhanced the members experience and achieved efficiency,” said police in a statement on their social media platform.

Samoa Police seek information on Vaitele fatal hit and run case

The accident claimed the life of Tuuau Maletino.

Police said they have conducted interviews with numerous witnesses.

They are yet to attain any credible information that may assist with locating the driver and vehicle involved.

“Further to police investigations, we seek the assistance of the public for any information on this white van (photo attached) that Police are still trying to confirm its brand which may appear to be a Nissan Elgrand Van, Nissan Delica Van or a Toyota Toyoace Van.”


Samoa Police investigate illegal removal of ‘confidential rubbish” from disposal site

Chief Executive Officer Matafeo Avalisa Viali-Fautua'alii said the ministry is aware that confidential waste documents containing various taxpayers’ information have been widely publicized on social media forum mainly the Facebook, since Saturday, 12 June or Sunday, 13 June 2021.

According to Matafeo, the documents were used by officers during their reviews, amendments, reconciling and testings, reassessment and drafting works and therefore were not required to be filed as records but are stored in their  ‘confidential waste bins’.