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Monday 5 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The two teenage boys aged 17 and 15 who were charged with the murder of a Chinese couple at Matafonua, are revealed to have been escaped prisoners.
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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva wants his son-in-law, Mateni Tapueluelu, to remain in Cabinet, and today refused to accept his resignation from two key government ministerial portfolios. The Prime Minister's Office revealed in a statement that Mateni was frustrated in his bid for greater authority over the Tonga Police and did not have the support of his Cabinet colleagues.
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Thursday 24 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Leadership training for 92 Tongan Police officers and staff has focused on accountability, authority and responsibility. Tonga's Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said yesterday he expected to see a shift in police attitude when exercising their power.
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Thursday 27 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine male police officers have been suspended from Tonga Police for criminal and disciplinary matters. Another 16 criminal investigations are currently underway against other police officers.
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Wednesday 8 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police held its second Open Day to mark International Women’s Day 2017, connecting young students and young police recruits under an international theme, 'Be Bold For Change' where everyone has a responsibility to make changes for a better world.
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Friday 10 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A large haul of illicit drugs seized in Vava’u from a yacht called 'JeReVe' in 2012 was destroyed by authorities in Australia, Tonga's Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell confirmed today in response to allegations raised in Parliament by Lord Tu'ilakepa. He said the comments by MPs were unfounded and attacked the reputation of the police.
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Thursday 24 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Police Officer has been suspended from duty today after reports that he crashed a police car into the entrance gate at the Queen Salote Wharf, early Saturday morning November 19.
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Friday 18 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four Tongan nationals, including two former civil servants who pleaded guilty to charges in a Tongan passport forgery case were all sent to Hu'atolitoli Prison on Friday, November 18 after being sentenced at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 28 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 225kWh Tonga Police Solar System constructed with NZD$1.2 million jointly funded by the Governments of Australia and New Zealand under a Tonga Police Development Program was commissioned today, Wednesday 28 September, at Longolongo.
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Wednesday 14 September 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Police Constable (39) was suspended on Monday, 12 September after a complaint was made by an 18-year-old schoolgirl in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 22 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 330 arrests mainly for drunk and disorderly conduct in central Nuku’alofa over the last three weeks is a community problem, which “should concern all of you,” says Tonga’s Commissioner of Police. He stated today that 50 people were arrested over the weekend and warned that the Police would continue to take a tough enforcement stance on drunkenness, criminal behaviour and drinking and driving.
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Monday 8 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $2.5 million pa’anga contract for the renovation and extension of the Central Police station in Nuku’alofa was signed on Monday 8 August, and the work is expected to start later this month.
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Tuesday 12 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A leading police officer, Acting Deputy Commissioner Sālote Grewe Tonga (61) who retired after 42-years of service with Tonga Police, was farewelled in a parade on Friday, 8 July and lauded for her strong character and deep values that made her a role model in her career. "Sālote treated everyone from all walks of life with respect," said Commissioner Stephen Caldwell.
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Tuesday 5 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have released the names of three people who died after a fatal crash on Hihifo Road at 'Ahau early Saturday morning 2 July. They are Kalolaine Quick of the Heilala Holiday Lodge at Kanokupolu, Lower Leaving Ma'u from Haveluloto and an off duty policeman Scott 'Ungo'unga. His wife Vai 'Ungo'unga remains in a critical condition in Vaiola Hospital.
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Tuesday 26 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of a missing New Zealand visitor Gregory Reynolds was found in a dense bush area close to the Liku’alofa Beach Resort in Tongatapu on Sunday, 24 April. Tonga Police said no further details will be released at this stage.
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Wednesday 27 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Since a Tonga Police Task Force investigation began in August last year, 11 people have been charged in relation to alleged fraudulent activities over the issuing of Tongan passports. While the investigation continues in Nuku'alofa, the Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said today that public speculation was "unhelpful" and he called for restraint in public commentary through the media in order to allow a fair trial of the accused.
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Wednesday 25 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Care, share and act! We all have a responsibility to break the cycle of violence and must signal that “enough is enough”, Tonga's Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell, said this morning at a program to mark White Ribbon Day, an international campaign by men who are speaking out to end violence against women and girls. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 11 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mikaele Tonga was awarded the Baton of Honour during a passing out graduation ceremony for 29 probationary constables of the Tonga Police Recruit Wing 43 on Thursday, 10 September at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo. Photos by Sia Adams
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