Correctional officers lauded for election contribution


WITH the national election nearing completion, acting  Correctional Services Commissioner Stephen Pokanis thanked his officers for their commitment and loyalty in election operations.
Pokanis said that he was pleased with his 501 officers’ conduct in assisting the police, PNG Defence Force and the Electoral Commission ensure a safe and trouble-free election.
“To have our officers called up for national  duties lends credibility and confidence in the department and for this, on behalf of CS Commissioner Michael Waipo, senior executives and commanding officers, I acknowledge and thank our officers for their contribution to our people.”
Pokanis said 106 officers joined the response team that supported the police mobile squad teams and PNGDF soldiers in the Highlands region while the rest were based in provinces.
Pokanis said despite logistic challenges the discipline forces faced, they served well with commitment and loyalty.

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