The Nauru Police Force is the national police force of the Republic of Nauru.
|Nauru Police Force (NPF)|
|Motto||To promote integrity, be a professional and community-oriented law enforcement body and increase Nauru Police Force's stature in the Pacific region. |
|Governing body||Government of Nauru|
|Headquarters||Civic Centre, Aiwo District (NRU)|
|Elected officer responsible|
|Nauru Police Stations||Yaren, Nauru|
|Vehicles||IVECO vans, Toyota Hilux|
|Patrol Boats||10m Patrol Boat|
|Nauru police force.|
The force was established through the Nauru Police Force Act of 26 January in 1972, which has been amended several times.
The NPF is divided into six units.
- Professional Standards Unit
- Operations Unit
- Crimes Unit
- Learning and Development Unit
- Operations Support Unit
- Maritime Unit
The Nauru Police Force has the following ranks, modeled after the Australian Federal Police:
- cadet constable
- non-commissioned officer
- police officer
- reserve officer
Police officers in Nauru are not armed while on routine patrol, although as of 2018 the police was estimated to possess 60 firearms. In 2020, 30 M1 Garand Honor Guard (or Squad Performance) rifles were donated by the Taiwanese Embassy to the Nauru Police Force.
|Iveco Daily||Van||Italy||At least 2|
|Toyota Hilux||Pickup Truck||Japan||At least 5|
|10m Multi-Purpose Coastal Patrol Boats||Patrol Boat||Taiwan||2|
- ^ "Welcome to the Nauru Police Force. - the Government of the Republic of Nauru".
- ^ "Hon. Lionel Rouwen AINGIMEA , MP President of the Republic of Nauru - the Government of the Republic of Nauru".
- ^ "Nauru Police Force Act 1972". Archived from the original on 15 March 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
- ^ "Today marked an historic event in... - Nauru Police Force". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 22 November 2022.
- ^ Nauru Police Force Act 1972 (2012)
- ^ Gun Policy: Nauru
- ^ https://www.roc-taiwan.org/nr_en/post/2376.html Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Nauru, December 26th, 2020
- ^ a b https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=537482991080915&set=pb.100067633007853.-2207520000. Official Facebook page for the Nauru Police Force, April 14, 2022.
- ^ a b https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FNauruPoliceForce%2Fposts%2Fpfbid02Q4uJw9xPRYJv78px9ornXff84W5dVFVrqengCTZjcUZFrPkp7KnzYVrKTbzoqQ1rl&show_text=true&width=500 Official Facebook page for the Nauru Police Force, February 14, 2022.
- ^ a b "Nauru Receives Taiwanese Donated Patrol Boats". Overt Defense. 31 August 2022. Retrieved 22 November 2022.
- "Official Site". Archived from the original on 29 May 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
- "Interview With Nauru Police Superintendent". Archived from the original on 25 December 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.