BY SAMIE WAIKORI
THE Royal Solomon Island Police Force recently witnessed the promotion of 27 officers within the force.
The 27 officers include 4 female and 23 males who had promoted to the ranks of sergeants and senior sergeants in the police force.
Deputy Police Commissioner, Ms Juniter Matanga told media yesterday that for the females, two were promoted for senior sergeants and two for sergeants.
She said for male officers, 10 were promoted from senior sergeants and 13 for sergeants.
Ms Matanga congratulated the officers for their newly promoted positions and she’s looking forward to work with them.
As you all know it’s our wish to fill all the position in the police force and we would like to see more NCOs throughout the country to implement the work police proposed for the year,” she said.
Ms Matanga explained that being promoted to the rank of sergeant they are the frontline leaders within the police force.
Adding that they are the ones will lead the teams out in the frontline duties.
She said the rank is the first step any officers can take in the leading role within the police.
“So with the nature of their work they are very critical to the work of the police, as the most senior ones depend on them for the work within the force,” Deputy Commissioner said.