Commissioner for police Tom Kulunga announcedthe appointment ofthe first women to be appointed to a senior position in the Royal Papua New GuineaConstabulary.
She is Superintendent Joanne Clarkson, who has been elevated tothe Assistant Commissioner Reforms position. It’s a new position that caters for the reforms currently taking place withinthe constabulary.
Superintendent Joanne Clarkson has been inthe force for seventeen years.
Commissioner Kulunga said his management has confidence in Clarkson. She is one of twenty officers selected to undertakethe senior lLeadersip development program for the next generation of RPNGC executives.
Kulunga said currently she isthe Director of Cooperate Planning and has been elevated tothe newly created position of Assistant Commissioner of Reforms.
More changes to improverthe force includethe transferring of seven ther senior officers.
The transfers are to take effect following completion of standard hand over take over formalities.