Tonga's police are cracking down on officers who are ill-disclpined or who break the law, with nine staff currently suspended and the potential for many more to follow.
There have been 12 police officers sacked over the past five years for misconduct-related issues.
Over the same period there have been five officers convicted of criminal offences.
There are currently 16 criminal investigations underway within the force.
Professional Standards Unit Manager Meleane Taueli talked to Koro Vaka'uta and began by explaining what the nine latest suspensions were for.