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Talks to revive relations

Dawn Gibson
Monday, February 18, 2013

A TWO-DAY Community Policing Symposium will be held on Thursday.

The symposium is aimed at rejuvenating the partnership between the Fiji Police Force and the community.

The overall theme of the event is "Advancing Community Policing through Economic Growth".

The Minister for Defence, National Security and Immigration, Joketani Cokanasiga will be the chief guest at the gathering, with representatives of different crime-free committees throughout the country also set to be in attendance.

Police spokesman, Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the event was also aimed at battling crimes within communities and launching Fiji's new community policing model.

"A total of 150 participants are expected to attend. Also, a delegation from Indonesia has accepted the invitation to be part of the symposium," Inspector Sokomuri revealed