13 Sep 2017

Solomons' police upgrading skills to combat cyber crimes

1:00 pm on 13 September 2017

Solomon Islands' police are upgrading the skills of their crime investigators so they can deal with cyber crimes.

The Police media unit said 22 crime investigators were taking part in a five-week training course to ensure they have the skills to grasp the sophistication of cyber-crimes that were occurring being committed.

An officer at the Police Academy in Honiara, Inspector Henry Adi, said the crime investigators were upgrading their skills around the types of offences, principles of investigations, forensic evidence, crime scenes, the power to arrest and criminal intelligence.

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