A High Level Leadership- Security training for ranking members of the Liberia Sea Port Police LSP is underway in Monrovia
Major Courses including Crime Management, Ethics and Code of Conduct, Introduction to Law, Human Rights and the Liberian Constitution, Report Writing, Operational Plans, Briefing, as well as Communication and Debriefing are being though during the training.
A Press Release issued in Monrovia Thursday, says the training is being conducted in line with plans by the Management of National Port Authority to further build the capacity and strengthen the human resource component of the institution.
The LSP Senior Management Training is also a major goal of the NPA’s management to maintaining professional paramilitary organization with the sole responsibility to secure all sea ports and effectively address security challenges and concerns.
The release says the training is necessary to beef-up the effectiveness of Senior and middle level LSP Officers in order to make them more vigilant in the execution of their mandates in support of a robust security regime under the direct supervision of the Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO).
The training which began October 20th 2014 is a result of series of meetings held between the NPA (PFSO) and the Training Department of the Liberia National Police Training Academy. It is expected to last for two months.
Discussions are also being held regarding additional training opportunities for middle and line/patrol men in the first quarter of 2015.
NPA Managing Director, Madam Matilda Parker speaking, when she paid a brief visit at the training session recently, renewed her institution’s commitment to building the capacity of its employees in order to maintain professionalism within the Institution at all times.
Meanwhile, more than thirty (30) employees of the National Port Authority have already acquired different skills various countries including the United States, Accra, Singapore, and Israel while several others have also benefited from professional training courses at the Liberia Institute of Public Administration.