NamPol bids farewell to Zimbabwe Public Police trainees

28 Jun 2019 19:00pm
WINDHOEK, 28 JUN (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Training and Development Directorate on Friday bid 11 Zimbabwe Public Police interns who completed a seven-month internship programme in Windhoek, farewell.
In a speech read on his behalf, NamPol Inspector-General, Lieutenant General Sebastian Ndeitunga said the programme was aimed at pursuing the forensic process from crime, through laboratory methodology to the court under the theme ‘Justice through forensic science’.
“Looking at the intensity of the content covered, I am quite confident that after this programme, your practical skills and abilities are greatly enhanced,” he said.
Among the high-ranking officials in attendance was the Zimbabwean Embassy’s representative, Colonel Oscar Tshuma.
Tshuma applauded the Namibian Government for offering Zimbabwean students the opportunity to advance themselves and the Zimbabwe Public Police.
“Go home and meaningfully contribute to forensic studies, and teach your colleagues to do the same,” he stated.
Detective Assistant Inspector Donald Mushove, who spoke on behalf of the students, said they learned a lot in different areas.
“We were not only taught about forensics, we were also groomed to manage forensic personnel,” said Mushove.
The programme among others covered crime scene management, post-mortem examinations, fingerprint classifications, screening of exhibits, blood alcohol analysis, data extraction from electronic devices, as well as court procedures.
The course started on 20 November 2018 and ended Friday.