he 25th of October marked a significant milestone for the Samoa Police, Prisons, and Corrections Services, as 20 newly recruited corrections officers took an oath of commitment to their new career. The courtroom was filled with families and friends who gathered to witness this auspicious occasion.
Under the watchful eye of Honourable Judge Alalatoa Rosella Viane Papali’i, the 20 recruits solemnly recited their oath, pledging their dedication and service to Samoa through the SPPCS. It was a moment of great pride and responsibility as these individuals embarked on their journey as corrections officers.
Judge Alalatoa, in her remarks, emphasized the importance of upholding the law and maintaining the highest standards of professionalism in their new roles. She commended the recruits for their decision to serve their country and reminded them of the significance of their commitment.
As the 20 corrections officers begin their careers, they will undergo rigorous training and be equipped with the necessary skills to ensure the safety and security of the Samoa Police, Prisons, and Corrections Services. Their role will involve maintaining order, enforcing rules, and assisting in the rehabilitation of inmates.
The oath-taking ceremony not only marked the beginning of their careers but also symbolized their dedication to upholding justice and protecting the community. It was a moment of celebration and reflection, as these individuals embraced their newfound responsibilities with unwavering determination.
The Samoa Police, Prisons, and Corrections Services are confident that these 20 officers will carry out their duties with integrity, professionalism, and compassion. Their commitment to serving Samoa is commendable, and they are a testament to the values and principles of the SPPCS.
The 20 officers comprised of 12 men and 8 women.