Country Solomon Islands
Year 2008
Type of Measure Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


A police policy on domestic violence was introduced in 2008 as follows:

Chapter 1: procedures, practices and guidelines for the Solomon Island Police Force  (SIPF) for dealing with family violence in the community.

Chapter 2:  Family Violence and Police Families: outlines procedures, practices and guidelines for dealing with family violence incidents involving Solomon Island Police Force members.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Solomon Islands to the questionnaire on violence against women, April 2009