Tikoduadua urges Police to clean up their house before serving others

Tikoduadua urges Police to clean up their house before serving others

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Thursday 16/05/2024

As concerns continue to be raised about Police Officers allegedly being involved in drug-related crimes, the Minister for Home Affairs, Pio Tikoduadua, is calling on the Fiji Police Force to clean up their own house first before they can look after others.

Speaking to fijivillage News at the Responding To Illicit Drugs National Talanoa Session at the FNU Campus in Nasinu, Tikoduadua says officers should be true to themselves and their professions so that people can have confidence in them.

He says at the moment this is the biggest challenge for whoever is going to become the Commissioner of Police as they are now looking for one because it needs a complete reshape, particularly on attitude, and re-work on the whole areas of police professionalism.

The Minister adds the work of a few bad cops is really tarnishing the Fiji Police Force in general.

Tikoduadua also highlighted that people who want to become part of the solutions to this issue are actually part of the problem.

Click here for more stories from the Talanoa Session on Illicit Drugs and Substance Use Disorders in Fiji

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