Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services held its second Domestic Violence workshop in the presence of UNESCO’s coordinator Vaetoa Toelupe.
Acting Deputy Commissioner Papali’i Efo Moalele, conducted yesterday’s session on the different aspects of law enforcers’ roles and responsibilities in facing domestic violence cases. The session included a discussion on the laws and actions that police officers should know and follow. Samoa Australia Police Partnership Policy Advisor Warren Johnston joined in on the discussion and engaged with the officers.
Domestic Violence Unit Officer in Charge Tofilau Junior Tofilau, and Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigation Division Aumua Col Aumua, also contributed to the dialogue, giving emphasis on the police officer’s response to the community. This is to reignite and strengthen our mission of “working together for a safe and secure Samoa”
The sessions are UNESCO’s Spotlight Initiative-funded programs, and Samoa Police, Prisons and Correction Services acknowledges the Spotlight Initiative for the support and ongoing fight against domestic violence.