Samoa Police

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.

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.