27 Jul 2019

New Police HQ for Western Fiji

9:31 am on 27 July 2019
70710201 - lautoka, fiji -  dec 30 2016:fijian police officers patrolling in the main street. the fiji police force annual statistics reveal an 18% increase in crime cases in 2015.

Fiji police patrol the streets of Lautoka. The old police headquarters was destroyed by Cyclone Winston in 2016. Photo: rafaelbenari/123RF

Work has begun in Fiji on a new police station in Lautoka after the old building was damaged by a cyclone.

The US$13 million dollar complex will include the headquarters for the police's Western Division.

The old station sustained extensive damage in 2016's Cyclone Winston and will be demolished.