Sierra Leone Police Response
PNB - Sierra Leone Police 26 March 2017
The Sierra Leone Police – Response Summary
26 December 2016 – 26 March 2017
|Services Reported||I Paid a Bribe||I Did not Pay a Bribe||I Met an Honest Official||General Actions Taken||Specific Actions Taken|
|Bail||501||18||7||1. The SLP Multi-Agencies checkpoints to conduct stakeholders meetings on the PNB Platform. It has been discovered that some checkpoints are multi-agency checkpoints (Mile 38, Pamlap, Mange, Bandama, Nano Junction, Moala etc) These checkpoints operate alongside agencies like Timber Association, Veterinary Officers, National Revenue Authority, Office of National Security, Traffic Wardens, They all collect revenue on behalf of their organizations. This could be reported as bribes given to the police at these checkpoints. There is a need for a meeting of all these stakeholders which is SLP is now working on. This meeting will help to establish clearly defined roles.|
2. Target hardening by concentrating on hotspots and carrying out sting operations by the CDIID Pro-active wing.
3. Regional Police Commanders urged to re-double their efforts in the fight against bribery and corruption.
|1. Reduction of illegal checkpoints within the south (9 illegal check points) and East (12 illegal checkpoints). B0/Koribondo, Bo/Matrru, Bo/Matotoka Highways & Blama/Bama Konta, Kenema/Zimmi. Kenema/Kailahun, Kenema/Tongo/Kono Highways. The Anti-Corruption Commission Coffey continue to monitor these areas to ensure that the checkpoints are not re-erected.|
|Covering up Evidence||13||4||4|
|Police Report and Investigation||179||11||10|