Commissioner of Police (CP) Mohamed Hameed, on Wednesday, met on the Australian Federal Police (AFP)'s Commissioner Reece P Kershaw, at the AFP Headquarters in Canberra, Australia.
Hameed's visit to the county was arranged at the request of his counterpart, seeking to discuss further avenues for collaboration, including training opportunities within the field of financial crimes, cybercrimes and terrorism.
Deputy Commission for Specialist and Support Operations Karl Kent and Deputy Commissioner of Operations Brett Pointing and senior Maldives Police Service officers joined the meeting.
Furthermore, the Maldivian law enforcement delegation met with the Head of Counter-Terrorism And Special Investigations, Assistant Commissioner of Police Scott Lee, the Head of Crime Command, Assistant Commissioner of Police Peter Crozier. He also met with the Head of International Command, Assistant Commissioner of Police Bruce Hill.
Discussing the investigation of child sexual abuse with the Head of the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation and Crimes Against Children, the two parties focused on reviewing and training officers to better handle such cases.
During the meeting held with the Australian Institute of Police Management, Hameed touched on the possibility of training Maldivian officers at the institute.
Hameed also visited the New South Wales (NSW) Police Force's Deputy Commissioner of Police David Hudson and its Marine Area Command in addition to the NSW Police Force's Intelligence and Forensics Operation, K-9 Unit and the Specialist Response Group.
Having arrived on February 8, he will remain in the country till February 14.