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NZ police interested in the extension of Fiji's K9 Dog Program and the introduction of tracker dogs

NZ police interested in the extension of Fiji's K9 Dog Program and the introduction of tracker dogs

By Iva Danford
Saturday 30/11/2019
[Photo:Fiji Police Force]

A team from the New Zealand Police’s International Strategy and Planning International Services has completed a tour of Fiji Police’s critical units in a bid to scope areas of possible assistance.

Cameron Sigley who led the delegation says the purpose of their visit was to start engaging with the Fiji Police in areas that the New Zealand Police could start enhancing partnerships in areas mutually beneficial.

He says they have seen that there is some good space to join and are particularly interested in the extension of the K9 Dog Program and the introduction of tracker dogs, working with the CID around financial crimes, asset recovery, forensics, and leadership training.

The team met Fiji’s Commissioner of Police, Sitiveni Qiliho to discuss their findings after meeting with the heads of the Administration, Criminal Investigation Department, Operations and Training arms of the Fiji Police Force earlier this week.

Qiliho acknowledged the support of the New Zealand Police in sending the team over to Fiji and also requested that neighbouring Pacific island nations be considered.

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