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Monday 21 November 2022

A 29-year-old man, who was found injured by the side of the road at Nualei on Sunday morning, has died. Tonga Police this evening, called for the public to come forward and report any information they may have regarding the matter.
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Wednesday 16 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Halalilo and Tukumo’ui Havea have been jailed for common assault when they punched and kicked a defenceless 21-year-old man in Neiafu, Vava’u.
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Friday 4 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Halalilo and Tukumo’ui Havea have been found guilty of common assault, when they punched and kicked a 21-year-old victim in Neiafu, Vava’u. “They indulged in sheer hooliganism and behaviour and not keeping with the dignity and high standards of the Tongan Police Force,” said the Supreme Court judge.
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Thursday 13 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fourteen police officers were recognized in the first Tonga Police Promotion Recognition Ceremony on 3 October, at the Tonga Police Headquarters in Longolongo.
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Wednesday 12 October 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan who was befriended by an overseas scammer online, reported the matter to Tonga Police after the scammer directed the victim to send money. Tonga Police today urged the public to be more cautious when interacting online.
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Thursday 6 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former police officer, Pita Vakalahi (28), was sentenced to two-years and six-months' imprisonment for demanding $640 pa'anga from a driver in a traffic offence case he worked on in 2019. The public need to see that condign punishment will be visited on police officers who betray the trust reposed in them, said the sentencing judge who also suspended 12 months of the sentence.
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Wednesday 5 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A full-scale emergency exercise named "Hunga Airways 2022" was held at Fua‘amotu International Airport on 30 September, in response to a scenario that imagined the aftermath of an aircraft emergency.
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Friday 16 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The search has been called off for two men and a teenager, who have been missing at sea for over two-weeks now, after their small boat sank between Niutoua and 'Eueiki. Six men were in the boat: two have survived, one died and three are missing.
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Thursday 1 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One man has died, while three men remain missing after their small open boat sank between Niutoua and 'Eueiki on Tuesday night, 30 August, with six men onboard. One man swam to Niutoua and another was rescued.
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Thursday 1 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police will host the 51st Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police Annual Conference in 2024. Tonga Police Commissioner, Shane McLennan was appointed as the Deputy Chair of the PICP at the recent 49th Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police (PICP) Annual Conference in Nadi, Fiji, 24 – 25 August, 2022.
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Monday 8 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police custody management training for frontline officers is being held by Tonga Police, following two deaths in police custody at Mu’a Police Station in July.
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Thursday 4 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Police Commissioner Shane McLennan in a virtual address supported the launching of a Pacific Regional Initiative and Support for Effective Counter Trafficking in Persons on 29 July in Suva.
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Wednesday 27 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 50th intake of the Tonga Police recruitment started their training on 25 July at the Tonga Police College in Longolongo. “Policing is not easy, it has challenges including risks to life. Helping to keep your families and communities safe, may be the best reward you will get,” Commissioner Shane McLennan told the 35 new recruits.
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Wednesday 8 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Afimeimo’unga Hola (40) received a suspended sentence of 11 months imprisonment for two counts of using a service to abuse and causing harm by posting an electronic communication. This is the first conviction made under an Electronic Abuse Offences Act in Tonga. Hola broadcasted offences on Facebook and enticed others to commit arson against the plaintiffs and caused them fear and anxiety.
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Thursday 2 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's former Acting Commissioner for Tonga Police, Brigadier Lord Fielakepa was presented with a token of appreciation for his guidance over the past year in the role. The newly appointed Tonga Police Commissioner Shane McLennan made the presentation with Tonga Police executives on 1 June.
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Tuesday 24 May 2022
Shane McLennan

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new Police Commissioner Shane McLennan was sworn in on 19 May in Nuku’alofa. Acompanied by his wife Sharron, he presented his credentials to the Prime Minister and Minister for Police. Hon. Hu’akavameiliku. Commissioner McLennan is the first Australian to be appointed to the role.
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Wednesday 18 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former police officer, Joshua Halafihi 'Anitema (31) was sentenced to seven-years imprisonment for raping a teenager, while she was in custody.
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Friday 13 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Police Commissioner designate Rodney McLennan, otherwise known as Shane, is expected to be sworn in, after he completes his seven-days quarantine in Nuku'alofa next week.
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Thursday 21 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pita Vakalahi (28) will be sentenced on 1 June, after he was found guilty of demanding a bribe of $640 pa'anga from a driver in a traffic offence case he worked on in 2019.
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Monday 4 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The deaths of a New Zealand couple, whose bodies were found at 'Utungake in Vava'u on Saturday, are being investigated by Tonga Police. The deaths were described as “a tragedy” by ...
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