Public order management course

Joint forces graduate from training

Members of the Australian Federal Police, the Royal PNG Constabulary, the PNG Defence Force and Correctional Service gathered in a small ceremony as the participants walked up to receive their certificates.

The joint force participants completed the last day of their drill training at the Oil Search National Football Stadium yesterday.

AFP chief instructor for public order management, Gary Hahn, who was present to supervise the outdoor training drill, said the training comes in handy when PNG is preparing for it most important upcoming event; the APEC Summit in 2018.

Public management course for joint forces

The is one of the many drills conducted by the Australian Federal Police with members of the joint forces, which consist of a mixture of Royal PNG Constabulary, PNG Defence Force, Correctional Services as well as the St John Ambulance.

AFP chief instructor for Senior Public Order Management, Sergeant Gary Hahn, said the training and drills are imperative for big events, especially when PNG plays host, like the World Cup and FIFA.

He said PNG is now in preparation mode for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in 2018.