Fiji Time: 10:27 PM on Saturday 25 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Pay rise for officers

Shalveen Chand
Saturday, July 19, 2014

POLICE constables who have been in the force and made it past probation will be given a pay rise.

This is something that has not happened since 2011, says Commissioner of Police Ben Groenewald.

He said important decisions were made at a meeting a fortnight ago.

Among them is a pay rise for 189 constables from $13,000 to $15,000.

"As from the first of August, those qualified constables on PL08 can expect an increase in salary to PL07. The revival of POLTAC — Police Training Advisory Committee," Mr Groenewald said.

"The appointment of a promotion board and the advertisements of all acting posts to be permanently filled. Also, the revival of police associations as in the Police Act.

"Discussions with our political heads on the implementations and review of allowances and review of the Police Act and disciplinary regulations."

Mr Groenewald said a challenging quarter awaited police officers with the upcoming general election.

"Our full co-operation and dedication is required in making this election a success. We will be requesting from you to walk the extra mile."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62890.6099
JPY 51.756848.7568
GBP 0.33200.3240
EUR 0.43310.4211
NZD 0.68970.6567
AUD 0.65560.6306
USD 0.49140.4744

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Resignation threat
  2. Rabuka in
  3. Police probe body parts find
  4. Prasad: Thank you sir
  5. Rabuka presents apology, calls for support
  6. Time to sacrifice for teams to Rio
  7. A-G clarifies $5m allocation
  8. Police: Don't speculate on body parts find
  9. Axed BAF staff to be investigated
  10. Six-year-old latest road accident victim

Top Stories this Week

  1. Miss Fiji joins Fiji Police Force Monday (20 Jun)
  2. From mediocre to a PhD Sunday (19 Jun)
  3. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  4. For his people Tuesday (21 Jun)
  5. Samisoni, 12, beats all odds Monday (20 Jun)
  6. 3 Flying Fijians and Tuwai march in Tuesday (21 Jun)
  7. 'Big task' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  8. 'Nothing unusual' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  9. 12 families homeless Wednesday (22 Jun)
  10. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)