Commissioner warns “don’t drink and drive”


The Ministry of Police and Prisons will host its thanksgiving service today leading up to its holiday season operation that kickstarts this week and will go into mid-January where police officers will camp at the headquarters in Apia working 12-hour shifts. 

During the holiday operation, police will conduct random roadblocks around the town areas to crack down on drunk drivers. 

“Drunk drivers will not stand a chance with the Police. Drivers needs to be responsible if the consume alcohol, they must under no circumstances get behind the wheel.

If caught they will be arrested and charged,” warned Police Commissioner Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo. 

He told Radio Polynesia that members of the public need to remain law-abiding citizens.