The public's trust in the police have increased as a result of current administration's efforts to reform and improve police services, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has said. The President made the statement in a meeting with senior officers of Alifushi Police Station during his current visit to Sh. and R. atoll.
Speaking at the meeting, President Solih said while the police is the main institution tasked with law enforcement, it is vital that the police do not discriminate in enforcing the law. The president said the administration is undertaking several efforts to expand and decentralize police service nationwide, and that the outcome of the efforts will be positive.
The officers who took part in the meeting spoke to the president regarding their concerns and challenges faced in executing their duties. They noted the lack of availability of land and sea transport, and human resources. They also noted that several police stations required renovation and repair services. The president listened to their concerns and assured that he would address and resolve the issues faced by the police.