SEKHUTA LWANDLE….BAYETHE WENA WAPHAKATHI!!!!!
The Police Service has paid homage to His Majesty King Mswati III for upgrading and commissioning Police College to an Academy, awarding medals to various officers and promoting officers in strategic levels of the organization.
His Majesty whose presence blessed the 2017 Police Day Celebrations, christened Police College to Matsapha Police Academy which will now offer Diploma programmes in Police Science and has a revamped curriculum for in-service training. The King also awarded police officers with the Kings Police Medal for Distinguished Service, Bravery Medals, Meritorious Service Medals and Long Service Medals.
POLICE ENDING AIDS TOGETHER
The Police Service commemorated its AIDS Day under the theme “Police Let Us End AIDS Together” in an event held at the Matsapha Police Academy on Wednesday.
Speaking during the event, Senior Deputy National Commissioner Lydia Dlamini who was representing the National Commissioner revealed that the commemoration is a way of ensuring that police officers play an active role in the fight against HIV/AIDS. She stated that the international theme “Ending AIDS Together” was recrafted for relevance to the Police working environment and further applauded stakeholders in the Health Sector for gracing the event.
NEED FOR LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT IN FIGHTING CYBERCRIME & FRAUD
The National Commissioner of Police – Isaac Mmemo Magagula has urged the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) to fast-track enacting the Computer Crime and Cybercrime as well as Electronic Transaction Bills into law in order to boost the fight against fin-tech crimes.
Magagula was speaking during launch of the 2017 Festive Season Fraud & Cybercrime Awareness Campaign themed “Do Your Part, Be Fraud Aware” held at Police Headquarters on Tuesday.This campaign which is a collaboration between the Royal Swaziland Police Service (RSPS) and the Swaziland Bankers Association (SBA) is held annually to sensitize the Nation about the need to be extra vigilant on Fraud and other financial crimes perpetrated through the internet and manipulation of banking systems during the festive season.