DCP Mitna is the Deputy Commissioner of Regional Operations of the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC).
DCP Mitna joined the RPNGC on 18 January 1994 as a Cadet Officer and was commissioned to Inspector on 22 November 1996. In the last two decades, he has been posted to various operational and administrative commands in the National Capital District (NCD). Postings include OIC Dogs, Deputy Director Dogs, and Director Dogs. He was moved over to the National Police Headquarters as the Director responsible for Research and Development in 2018 after returning from studies in Australia. He was appointed as Assistant Commissioner of Policy (ACP) responsible for the Policy and Planning Division in November 2020, and is now currently Deputy Commissioner of Regional Operations.
DCP Mitna has a doctoral degree (PhD) in international, political, and strategic studies from the Australian National University (2019). His focus areas include Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) national and strategic interests, international relations, national security, and foreign policy. The doctoral degree is additional to a masters’ degree (Master in Public Administration) from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (2009).