Samoa's Ministry of Police and Prisons has four new assistant police
commissioners following the appointment last year of a new police
commissioner, Lilomaiava Fou Taioalo.
The new assistants are assigned to head different sections of the ministry
including crimes, operation and security, general policing, and
One suspended assistant police commissioner, Moto'otua Tiatia, who is facing
an indecent assault charge as a result of a complaint by a woman police
officer two years ago completed his three year contract early this month
and was not reappointed to the job.
The former senior police officer is awaiting a verdict on his criminal
charges after a trial last year.