Law enforcement in Vanuatu

Vanuatu has a small mobile para-military force part of the national police service, the Ni-Vanuatu Police or Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), headquartered in Port Vila.


Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Coulton of the Vanuatu Mobile Force, was sworn in as the acting police commissioner in 2002.

Vanuatu's current Police Commissioner is Lieutenant Joshua Bong, replacing Lui Patu Navoko on 29 September 2009.


Vanuatu has provided police officers to the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands since July 2003. Ni-Vanuatu police officer Benson Samuels is contingent commander of the ni-Vanuatu police serving as part of RAMSI's Participating Police Force (PPF).

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