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Friday May 24, 2013
By IVAN LOH firstname.lastname@example.org
IT was a proud moment for 35 police Corporals who were promoted to the rank of Sergeant at the Perak police contingent headquarters in Ipoh on Monday.
They were among 109 policemen in the state contingent who received their promotion stripes from state police administration department chief SAC Zulkapli Ahmad.
SAC Zulkapli said, of the 35 policemen, five were from the administration department, seven from special branch, eight from criminal investigation, narcotics (three), commercial crime (one), traffic (six) and logistics (five).
“I hope with these promotion, it will encourage you to work harder and to continue preserving the image of the police force.
“I also hope that those promoted will be prepared to take on heavier responsibilities and be prepared to fill in any vacancies left in other contingents,” he said.
He added that the policemen should also improve themselves by getting more knowledge, learning more skills and to have the right attitude to succeed.
SAC Zulkapli also said all policemen, including those who were not promoted, to converge their energy and resources to ensure the country remained peaceful and harmonious.
“Let us make this a reality where every citizen could sleep soundly and feel safe wherever they are.
“Let us also make the tourists and investors feel safe to be in our country,” he added.
Among those promoted were Sjn Jamariah Ya’acob, 35, who said she was grateful for the recognition given to her by her superior.
Sjn Jamariah, from the narcotics department, said she has been with the police force for 15 years and would continue to work harder.
Sjn G. Gunasegran, 52, from the traffic department, also said he was thankful to his superior for the promotion.
“This promotion will be a promise to myself to improve my work.
“I will also work hard to keep up the good name of the police force,” he said, adding that he has been with the police for 32 years.
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