ICITAP Law Enforcement Advisor Gerhard Janse Van Rensburg with the Deputy Governor Jerome Gama Surur and Ag. Police Commissioner Abdallah Keri Suleman in Torit. [Gurtong | Peter Lokale Nakimangole]
By Peter Lokale Nakimangole
TORIT, 01 September 2012 [Gurtong] – About eight police officers have graduated In Eastern Equatoria State after undergoing a four-week intensive training on professional development in a ceremony presided over by Eastern Equatoria State Deputy Governor Jerome Gama Surur.
The Deputy Governor described the training as a ‘valuable gift’ to the people of South Sudan saying American people have been so generous striving to help the world’s newest nation.
He said that the police will now be able to fulfil their duties effectively in regard to law and order enforcement.
Surur urged the police graduates to sustainably utilize the gained skills and knowledge by putting into practice and sharing with their colleagues.
The ICITAP Law Enforcement Advisor Gerhard Janse Van Rensburg advised the government to pay critical attention to mentoring police officers to handle issues of crime.
ICITAP provides funding for the ongoing program, but Engility implements training programs offered to the police.
The training included, Introduction to Information Led Policing and Intelligence Cycle, Crime Pattern Analysis, Product of Intelligence Analysis, Advanced Report Writing and Basic Level II Computers.
The states of Jonglei and Western Bahr el Ghazal will also benefit from a similar training.