Caldwell begins new role as Tonga’s police commissioner

PHOTO. L-R: Steven John Caldwell, Magistrate Salesi Mafi and Deputy Commissioner ‘Unga Fa’aoa. Photo/Tonga Police

After signing his contract on Thursday 9 Steven John Caldwell from New Zealand was sworn in at Longolongo Police Headquarter by Principal Magistrate Salesi Mafi this morning Monday 13.

The swearing-in ceremony was witnessed by Acting Deputy Commissioner Viliami ‘Unga Fa’aoa, Deputy Commissioner Pelenatita Fe’ao, Acting Deputy Commissioner Ashley Fua and Acting Commissioner Salote Grewe Tonga

Caldwell’s wife Wendy Caldwell also attended the ceremony.

Sia Adams from Police Communication Unit at Longolongo said Caldwell will leave for New Zealand tomorrow for a week before returning to Tonga on Tuesday 21.

Caldwell took up the post after he became Police Superintendent at the Bougainville Police Service for two years and 17 years of service at the Marlborough police.

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