As a country of islands, boat travel is the main form of transport for a large part of the community. It is important that the RSIPF has the capacity to support search and rescue operations in partnership with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development. On average the RSIPF conducts 5 sea search and rescues each year.
The RSIPF is established in and throughout the Solomon Islands for the maintenance and enforcement of law and order, the preservation of peace, the protection of life and property, prevention and detection of crime, apprehension of offenders, upholding the laws of Solomon Islands, maintaining national security, assisting with the service and execution of court processes and orders, maintaining community safety, confidence and support, fire prevention and suppression, land and marine search and rescue, explosive ordinance disposal, assisting in dispute resolution and providing assistance during emergencies.
Did You Know...
Here are some interesting facts about RSIPF police work in your Community. The role of RSIPF is as diverse as the islands, cultures and languages of the Solomon Islands.
Thousands of Unexploded Ordnances (UXO’s) remain in Solomon Islands. On average each year the RSIPF Explosive Ordnance Division (EOD) collects destroys more than 12,000 ammunitions from Honiara and provinces. Additionally the EOD team provides awareness programs to schools and community groups Making your community a safe community.