27 May 2012

Samoa police gets motorcade training from New Zealand counterparts

2:50 pm on 27 May 2012

Traffic officers in Samoa have been undergoing a refresher course on the planning and conduct of VIP motorcades in advance of the 50th anniversary celebrations.

New Zealand police officers Senior Sergeant Phil Wooding and Senior Constable Andy McKenzie have spent five days working with the Special Response Unit and the Traffic Division of the Samoa Police.

The training was funded by New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade,

Meanwhile, New Zealand Police will also provide technical advice on specialist search deployments during the celebrations.