New PNG Police and Correctional Service Officers Recruitment 2022/2023

Are you interested to become a Royal PNG Police Constabulary (RPNGC) Officer or Correctional Service (CS) Officer? Here is what you need to know about recruitment for Police and CIS in 2022 for 2023.

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PNG Police application form 2022/2023

When is Police and CIS Recruitment 2022/2023 taking place?

The date for 2022 police and correctional service recruitment for this year is not out yet. But, in a Post Courier report dated 6th June 2022, the recruitment for police and CS training will begin after the elections. 

The police and CS hierarchy hinted that the recruitments are likely to happen in August and September.

  • Police recruitment in August 2022.
  • Correctional Service Recruitment in September 2022.
Meanwhile, keep an eye out for media releases from the police and CS commissioners a month before the recruitment starts.

Number of regular police officers and CS officers to be recruited

The number of spaces available for the recruitment of police and CS officers is less than 400 every year.

You must have high marks in Grade 12 English and Literature and Mathematics to make it. 

You can also apply to train to become a police or CS officer if you are already working. You must have good Grade 12 marks and be within the age range indicated on the application form (this is not out yet).

The numbers of regular police and CS officers recruited each year:
  • Police 400 trainees
  • Correctional Service 100 trainees

2022/2023 recruitment of the new Police and Correctional Service officers

If you are asking when will be the 2022/2023 recruitment of the new Police and Correctional Service officers, this information will give you some answers. 

In preparation for the release of the official media statements, here are some resources that will help you:

Police recruitment application form 2022/2023


DO NOT PAY A POLICE OR CS OFFICER WHO CLAIMS TO BE THE RECRUITMENT OFFICER. 

DO NOT GIVE BRIBERY MONEY TO ANY CORRUPT OFFICIAL. 

REPORT THEM.

What to do before Police and Correctional Service commissioners release media statements?

The police and CS will release media statements about the recruitment drive in August and September, respectively. Also, note that there are only 400 and 100 spaces. 

Preparation is important if you want to make sure you are one of the few selected for 2022/2023 police and CS training. 

Use the links  (in blue) to find out what eligibility criteria, age brackets, Grade 12 marks, referees and any required documents.

Prepare the requirements and get them ready. 

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