41 officers take part in pre-deployment training

January 9, 2024 5:45 am

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Acting Commissioner of Police, Juki Fong Chew has reminded the officers selected for deployment to consider themselves blessed.

He made the comments during the first United Nations Pre-Deployment Training for this year.

The workshop is made up of 41 participants who have passed their Fiji SAAT 2022.

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Fong Chew told the officers, that being selected for a mission is an honor.

He adds that many officers will go through their policing careers not having any opportunity to serve in a mission.

The Acting Commissioner says the major global developments have influenced the training, as they have to adapt to new trends and challenges.

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He reminded participants that they must be open to learning and adapt to whatever is thrown at them.

He adds that their actions will not only be a reflection of themselves but their families, the Fiji Police Force and Fiji.

Fong Chew says the Force has a long history of peacekeeping deployment dating back to, 1989, and Fijian Police officers have excelled and held senior ranks within UN missions.

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He also congratulated the four Police Officers who are now certified United Nations trainers.

They received their training certificates yesterday.

The four-week course will conclude on February 2nd.