New vehicles for police next month
November 16, 2015 6:25 pm
Defence Minister Timoci Natuva has promised new vehicles for the Fiji Police Force.
Speaking in parliament yesterday afternoon, Natuva confirmed this is only one of service delivery measures for 2016.
“One of the biggest challenge in terms of police operation is a shortage of vehicles available for the conduct of the Fiji Police Force day to day work. The government will be providing at the end of this month 30 vehicles to assist with police operations on a short term.”
$126.3 million if allocated for the Fiji Police Force in 2016.
Some of the major expenses include 108 new officers to address shortage in border policing, prosecution, support staff and research officers.
There will also be new police stations built.