On 21/5/09 the Ahmadiyya Muslim Primary School in Narere organized a ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Day and Crime Prevention Day at the school grounds. The Police in the Nasinu District was also involve in this activity. The school consist about 500 students with 15 teachers.
Though the school is managed by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamat of Fiji, children of all races attend this school. Children from each church denomination were given a chance to recite their religious prayer .The Head Girl of the School Ms Patricia also spoke on crime prevention.Ã¢â‚¬Â Its not only their effort ,its ours too The community, the different races itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s everyoneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s effortÃ¢â‚¬Â she said. The Chief Guest of the event was Dr .Vijay Nair emphasized that the police cannot work alone to fight crime. It is everyoneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s responsibility .
Teaches were also reminded of their roles in the bringing up of a child so that he /she does not involve themselves in illegal activities
The officer-in-Charge Nasinu Distrct SP A Volau was also present and work on the responsibilities of parents, teaches. The community has contributed a lot in the decrease of crime rate. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Crime Prevention is very citizenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s responsibility .Today the Fiji Police Focus is on people. We believe together we can develop our society to live a crime free environment.Ã¢â‚¬Â Said SP Volau.
There was a lot of activities organized for the children. The National Youth band was present to entertain the students, teachers, and families. The National Fire Authority was also present and provided some safety tips on the prevention fires and the DOÃ¢â‚¬â„¢S and DONÃ¢â‚¬â„¢TÃ¢â‚¬â„¢S in the events of fire.
Perhaps the display that was most impressive was the Police Dog Display. The children cheered for the dogs as they completed their obstacles keeping everybody shouting.
In addition mobilizing of resources through integrated approach with state agencies, non state agencies and the community will be pursued. This will be geared towards problem solving to generate lasting solutions in achieving a safer and secure Fiji.
The Community Policing Directorate like other departments within the Fiji Police could envisage an exciting time of policing in future. With the introduction and access to new technology such as our website this will undeniably create leverage to our performance in the areas that we serve in.