Samoa Police

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’.

Samoa Police issue 198 tickets for breaching SOE orders

Overall SOE warnings issued since the beginning of the Proclamation stands at 406 of which 344 are for Upolu and 62 for Savaii, a release by the press secretariat stated.

This followed amendments made to the SOE orders for COVID-19 in which Cabinet approved changes to the ferry service on Sundays, flights schedules and conditions for fishing vessels requesting to dock at  Matautu Wharf.

The rest of the SOE orders remain in effect for the country.

Missing 17-year old Samoan boy has been found

Samoa Police has confirmed that Fainuu Fainuu of Tuaefu has been located and reunited safely with his family.

Fainu’u went missing on May 25 and was found on last week Tuesday, June 1.

He is the youngest of eight children.

Samoa Police said “We wish to acknowledge the support of the public which led to the successful reunion of this teenager and his family.”


17-year-old Samoan boy reported missing

17-year-old Fainu’u Fainu’u was last seen at around 3pm at Tuaefu on 25 May.

He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt, black short pair of shorts  and sport shoes. He was carrying an army back bag.

Fainu’u is the youngest of eight children.

Police is urging anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Fainu’u Fainu’u, to kindly inform and contact any Police Station nearby or 22222.


Samoa Police road blocks focus on traffic infringements

The roadblocks will be located around Apia CBD and will progress to outskirts of the islands.

According to Police, the roadblocks will continue in the coming months.

The Police traffic infringements focus is on unlicensed vehicles, unlicensed drivers,unsafe vehicles and additional lights.

Police will also be looking out for drivers driving under the influence of alcohol. 

Public Service Vehicles infringements will also be under the radar.

Samoa Police receive two new traffic speed radars

The handover of the equipment will assist SPPCS with its road safety campaign.

SPPCS said that since the beginning of this year, their statistics have shown an increase in the number of traffic-related matters.

They include fatalities and as such efforts are being put into enforcements over the next few weeks.

The enforcement will be carried out nationwide.