Forty-four new Police Officers have joined Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services

Samoa Police, Prisons and Corrections Services congratulate 44 recruits who graduated today. In honour of the graduates, families, friends, and loved ones filled the EFKS Youth Hall at Mulinuu, cheering on their sons and daughters for completing their training in becoming sworn officers.
Forty-four men and women graduated. Of this number 11 are men with 33 women encompassing the majority of the recruits that graduated. The ceremony was conducted by Rev. Feterika Motu of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa in Lano, Savaii. During the sermon, Rev. Motu reminded the graduates of their calling, and to be the most ideal versions of themselves as they journey through their careers as Police Officers.
Samoa Police, Prisons and Corrections Services Minister Faualo Harry Schuster delivered the keynote address, and reiterated to the new recruits the significance of their duties.
“O le malu o le Malo, e malu ai aiga, nu’u ma le atunu’u”, said Minister. He further encouraged recruits to be diligent in carrying out their duties and remember the oath they swore to uphold.
In giving the recruitment report, Commissioner Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo highlighted some recruits’ past academic achievements.
“This recruiting class encompasses University of the South Pacific, National University of Samoa, Australia Pacific Training Coalition and Tesese graduates”, said Auapa’au
Auapa’au further encouraged the attendees and anyone with a passion to become a Police Officer to join the recruits.
The Commissioner concluded his remarks by reminding graduates to remember the last sentence of their oath.
” I will to the best of my skill and knowledge discharge all the duties thereof faithfully according to the law. So, help me God”.
TOP STUDENT:  Constable Lua Faamausili Leota
STUDENT CHOICE: Constable Iupeliomalua Samaina Junior
MOST DISCIPLINED: Constable Urima Semaia Magele
BEST ALL ROUNDER: Constable Irene Falemai Olamalevā