_: WINDHOEK: The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Khomas Region today conducted registration of volunteers to help fight crime.
Community members from various constituencies in Khomas, comprising of people from different age groups, including senior citizens, turned up in big numbers at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital, where the registration took place.
Speaking to Nampa during the registration process, Khomas Police Commander, Commissioner Festus Shilongo explained that the aim of the registration is to get together all Namibian volunteers who are the ears and eyes of the public and are not police officers in the fight against crime.
He said the Namibian Police is targeting 100 000 volunteers who will assist NamPol to fight and reduce crime activities in their various constituencies.
Meanwhile, Shilongo noted that his office is planning to turn the Police Station in Klein Windhoek into a fully fledged police station.
Namibia’s only shottist in the 2012 London Olympic Games, Gaby Ahrens’s journey also came to an end today after ending last out of 22 competitors in the women’s trap shooting competition.
Ahrens, Namibia’s flag bearer during the opening ceremony, could only manage 59 points out of 75 in the qualifying round.
Her personal best is 68 out of 75.
The gold medal winner, Jessica Rossi from Italy, scored 99 points (75 in the qualifying round and 24 in the final), followed by Zuzana Stefecekova from Slovakia with 93 points (73 in the qualifying round and 20 in the final), and Delphine Reau from France also with 93 points (72 in the qualifying round and 21 in the final).
Other Namibian athletes out of the 2012 Olympics are cyclist Dan Craven, and boxers Mejandjae Kasuto and Jonas Mathews.