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Encyclopedia > Singapore Police Force
The Jurong Police Division Headquarters at Jurong West Avenue 5. The Singapore Police Force logo is prominently displayed.
The Jurong Police Division Headquarters at Jurong West Avenue 5. The Singapore Police Force logo is prominently displayed.

The Singapore Police Force (Abbreviation: SPF; Chinese: 新加坡警察部队; Malay: Polis Republik Singapura) is the main agency tasked with maintaining law and order in the city-state. Formerly known as the Republic of Singapore Police (Abbreviation: RSP), it has grown from an 11-man organisation to a 38,587 strong force. It enjoys a relatively positive public image,[1] and is credited for helping to arrest Singapore's civic unrests and lawlessness in its early years, and maintaining the low crime rate today.[2] Image File history File links Download high resolution version (800x1183, 208 KB) Summary Description: View of the Jurong Police Division HQ with the SPF logo Source: Self-made Location: Jurong Police Division, Singapore Date: 12/12/2005 14:48 Photographer/Painter: Huaiwei Licensing File links The following pages link to... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (800x1183, 208 KB) Summary Description: View of the Jurong Police Division HQ with the SPF logo Source: Self-made Location: Jurong Police Division, Singapore Date: 12/12/2005 14:48 Photographer/Painter: Huaiwei Licensing File links The following pages link to... The Jurong Police Division (or J Division, Chinese: 裕廊警区) is a police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Malay language, also known locally as Bahasa Melayu, is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people who reside in the Malay Peninsula, southern Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, central eastern Sumatra, the Riau islands, parts of the coast of Borneo and even in the Netherlands[1]. It is an... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The organisation structure of the SPF is split between the staff and line functions, roughly modelled after the military[1]. There are currently 15 staff departments and 13 line units. The headquarters is located in a block at New Phoenix Park in Novena, adjacent to a twin block occupied by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Novena highlighted in red. ... The Interior Minister is a member of a Cabinet in a Government. ...

Contents

History

The History of the Singapore Police Force is a long one, and in many ways, paralleled the astronomical economic growth of the country the force is tasked to protect. ...

Early years

The Singapore Police Force has a heritage almost as old as that of modern Singapore, having been formed in 1819 with a skeleton force of 11 men under the command of Francis James Bernard, son-in-law of William Farquhar, and kept in operation with a monthly budget of $300. Manpower constraints meant that the men had to perform a wide range of roles, and required the help of headmen amongst the various ethnic communities to maintain orderliness on the streets, all the more possible as the communities lived in segregated areas around the city. 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... William Farquhar (1774 – 1839) is a historical figure of Singapore. ...


This partnership with the community was in line with Sir Stamford Raffles' vision of a thriving colony largely self-regulated by local social structures, with the British masters administrating it via indirect rule. The large influx of migrants from China, however, began to test this system when the hands-off approach by the British allowed secret societies in Singapore to thrive. Although originally formed with legal intentions of community bonding and the provision of assistance to fellow migrants, these societies gradually became influential, competitive, and increasingly engaged in illegal activities including monetary extortion from the masses, the operation of gambling dens, and the smuggling of illegal goods on top of more legal commercial operations to meet their financial needs. Thomas Stamford Raffles. ... Secret societies in Singapore (Chinese: 公司, Pinyin: gōngsī) are generally Chinese in origin. ... The term gambling has had many different meanings depending on the cultural and historical context in which it is used. ... A skirmish with smugglers from Finland at the Russian border, 1853, by Vasily Hudiakov. ...


Competition gradually heated up between large rival factions, such as that between the larger Ghee Hin Kongsi, the Ghee Hock Kongsi and the Han San Kongsi. Murders, mass riots, kidnappings, arson and other serious crimes became commonplace in the next four decades since the colony's founding. Faced with violent acts of crime which may involve thousands, such as the funeral riots of 1846 involving 9,000 members from the Ghee Hin and Ghee Hock secret societies, the police force was woefully incapable of bringing the situation under control, and often had to call in the army for assistance. The escalating number of serious crimes prompted the need for stronger legislation to deter would-be criminals. Singapore's first executions were thus held in the wake of the first criminal session in June 1828, when a Chinese and Indian were found guilty and convicted for murder. The Ghee Hin Kongsi (义兴公司) is a secret society in Singapore, formed in 1820. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1828 (MDCCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Headed by Europeans and predominantly staffed by Malay and Indian officers, the force had little Chinese representation as the military and policing professionals were traditionally shunned by the Chinese community, which therefore impaired policing efforts amongst the large Chinese populace. In 1843, the force comprised a sitting magistrate doubling up as a superintendent, three European constables and an assistant native constable, 14 officers and 110 policemen. With a total strength of no more than 150 men, the police was compelled to avoid direct intervention in these mass acts of violence, else risking almost total annihilation. Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... A magistrate is a judicial officer. ... Superintendent (Supt. ... Constables Constables is a boarding house in the asteemed public school Uppingham. ...


A repeat of this scenario occurred in 1851, when lingering displeasure against Roman Catholic ethnic Chinese erupted into major rioting leaving over 500 Chinese dead. The army was called in again, although it involved having to induct Indian convicts into military service almost overnight. In 1854, twelve consecutive days of violence sparked by a dispute between the Hokkiens and Teochews disrupted trade. This particular incident led to the formation of the military's Singapore Rifle Corps on 8 July 1854, the earliest predecessor of the Singapore Armed Forces' People's Defence Force today. 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Singapore Armed Forces (abbreviation: SAF, Malay: Angkatan Bersenjata Singapura, Simplified Chinese: ) comprises three branches: the Singapore Army, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). ...


Criminal violence was not merely in the domain of the ethnic Chinese, however. Rivalries between Malay princes and communities also often result in acts of violence, which prompted the passing of Singapore's first arms law in March 1823 restricting the right to bear arms to 24 of the Malay Sultan's followers. Nearly two centuries later, these anti-arms laws continue to be strictly enforced, resulting in a society relatively free from firearms-related criminal offences. 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Incidents

This is a listing of Singapore police officers from the Singapore Police Force killed in the line of duty, based on records from the year 1900 to the present. ...

Organisation

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Police Pledge

We pledge to be loyal and true to the Police service and the Republic of Singapore.


We pledge to uphold the law, to protect life and property, to prevent and detect crime.


We pledge to discharge our responsibilities without fear or favour, regardless of race, language or religion.


We pledge to strive for excellence, to be proactive and to exercise initiative in our duties.


We pledge to serve our community and our country and to be courteous and humane in our dealings with every fellowman.


Police Headquarters

Appointment Rank Abbreviation Name Address
Commissioner of Police Commissioner of Police CP Khoo Boon Hui New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Deputy Commissioner of Police Deputy Commissioner of Police DC Goh Liang Kwang New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Director (Special Duties) Senior Assistant Commissioner SAC Tan Puay Kern New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Chief of Staff Senior Assistant Commissioner SAC Soh Wai Wah New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Quality Service Manager Assistant Commissioner AC Teo Kian Teck New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road

The Commissioner of Police (Abbreviation: CP, Chinese: 警察总监) is the top-ranking police officer of the Singapore Police Force. ... The Commissioner of Police (Abbreviation: CP, Chinese: 警察总监) is the top-ranking police officer of the Singapore Police Force. ... The Commissioner of Police (Abbreviation: CP, Chinese: 警察总监) is the top-ranking police officer of the Singapore Police Force. ... Commissioner Khoo Boon Hui was awarded the prestigious Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Scholarship (SAFOS) in 1973 and obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Engineering & Economics) from Oxford University in 1976. ... A Deputy Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: DCP or DC, Chinese: 副警察总监) is the second most senior police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner and below that of the Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... A Deputy Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: DCP or DC, Chinese: 副警察总监) is the second most senior police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner and below that of the Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... A Deputy Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: DCP or DC, Chinese: 副警察总监) is the second most senior police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner and below that of the Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... A Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: SAC, Chinese: 高级助理警察总监) is a police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Assistant Commissioner and below that of a Deputy Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... A Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: SAC, Chinese: 高级助理警察总监) is a police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Assistant Commissioner and below that of a Deputy Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... The term Chief of Staff can refer to: The White House Chief of Staff, the highest-ranking member of the Executive Office of the President of the United States. ... A Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: SAC, Chinese: 高级助理警察总监) is a police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Assistant Commissioner and below that of a Deputy Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... A Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: SAC, Chinese: 高级助理警察总监) is a police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Assistant Commissioner and below that of a Deputy Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, usually just called Assistant Commissioner (AC), is today the third highest rank in the London Metropolitan Police, ranking below Deputy Commissioner and above Deputy Assistant Commissioner. ... Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, usually just called Assistant Commissioner (AC), is today the third highest rank in the London Metropolitan Police, ranking below Deputy Commissioner and above Deputy Assistant Commissioner. ...

Staff departments

Department Abbreviation Director Address
Administration and Finance Department A&F SUPT Koh Yan Hong New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Commercial Affairs Department CAD MR Tan Siong Thye Police Cantonment Complex, 391 New Bridge Road Block D
Criminal Investigation Department CID SAC Lock Wai Han Police Cantonment Complex, 391 New Bridge Road Block C
Manpower Department MPD AC Ng Boon Gay New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Operations Department OPS AC Wong Hong Kuan New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Planning and Organisation Department P&O SAC Ang Hak Seng New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Police Custodial Department PCD AC Jarmal Singh New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Police Intelligence Department PID SAC Ng Joo Hee New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Police Logistics Department PLD DAC Kuldip Singh New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Police National Service Department PNSD AC Rajoo V Gopal Old Police Academy, 1 Mount Pleasant Road Block 2A
Police Technology Department PTD MR Kan Siew Ning New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Public Affairs Department PAD SAC Tan Puay Kern New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Security Industry Regulatory Department SIRD DAC Anselm Lopez New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Service Development and Inspectorate Department SDI AC Teo Kian Teck New Phoenix Park, 28 Irrawaddy Road
Volunteer Special Constabulary VSC DAC (V) S Lakshmanan Police Cantonment Complex, 391 New Bridge Road Block C
Traffic Police Department TP DAC Ng Guat Ting 10 Ubi Avenue 3
Training Command TRACOM DAC Loy Chye Meng Home Team Academy, 501 Old Choa Chu Kang Road

Superintendent (Supt. ... Commercial Affairs Department A under the Singapore Police Force and is previously known as Commercial Crime Department. ... Mister or mister can be:- The full spelling (rarely used) of the title Mr. ... The Police Cantonment Complex (PCC) is a high-rise government complex located at New Bridge Road, Singapore. ... New Bridge Road, within Chinatown, Singapore. ... Charles Vincent, founder of the Metropolitan Police CID The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is the branch of all British Police and many other Commonwealth police forces to which plain clothes detectives belong. ... A Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: SAC, Chinese: 高级助理警察总监) is a police rank of a senior officer in the Singapore Police Force above the rank of Assistant Commissioner and below that of a Deputy Commissioner of Police Categories: | | ... The Police Cantonment Complex (PCC) is a high-rise government complex located at New Bridge Road, Singapore. ... 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Line units

Line units Abbreviation Commander Address
Ang Mo Kio Police Division 'F' Division SUPT Tan Chye Hee 51 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 9
Bedok Police Division 'G' Division DAC Lim Kok Thai 30 Bedok North Road
Central Police Division 'A' Division AC Khoo Peng Ann Raymond Police Cantonment Complex, 391 New Bridge Road
Clementi Police Division 'D' Division SUPT Ng Kin Hian Anthony 20 Clementi Avenue 5
Jurong Police Division 'J' Division DAC Cheang Keng Keong 2 Jurong West Avenue 5
Tanglin Police Division 'E' Division SUPT Paul Lim Choon Wui 21 Kampong Java Road
Airport Police AP SUPT Teo Chun Ching 35 Airport Boulevard
Gurkha Contingent GC DAC Ross Forman Mount Vernon Camp
Police Coast Guard PCG AC See Buck Thye Jerry 11 Brani Way
Security Command SecCom SUPT Tan Hung Hooi 2 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh
Special Operations Command SOC DAC Raymond Yeo Queensway Base

The Ang Mo Kio Police Division (or F Division, Chinese: 红茂桥警区, Tamil: ஆங் மோ கியோ பிரிவு தலைமையகம்) is a police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... Superintendent (Supt. ... The Bedok Police Division (or G Division, Chinese: 勿洛警区) is a police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (usually just referred to as the Metropolitan Police Commissioner or, more colloquially, as the Met Commissioner) is the head of the Metropolitan Police Service in London. ... The Central Police Division (or A Division, Chinese: 中央警区) is the oldest police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, usually just called Assistant Commissioner (AC), is today the third highest rank in the London Metropolitan Police, ranking below Deputy Commissioner and above Deputy Assistant Commissioner. ... The Police Cantonment Complex (PCC) is a high-rise government complex located at New Bridge Road, Singapore. ... New Bridge Road, within Chinatown, Singapore. ... The Clementi Police Division (or D Division, Chinese: 金文泰警区) is a police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... Superintendent (Supt. ... The Jurong Police Division (or J Division, Chinese: 裕廊警区) is a police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (usually just referred to as the Metropolitan Police Commissioner or, more colloquially, as the Met Commissioner) is the head of the Metropolitan Police Service in London. ... The Tanglin Police Division (or E Division, Chinese: 东陵警区) is a police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... Superintendent (Supt. ... Superintendent (Supt. ... Gurkha Contingent troopers guarding a car park entrance to Raffles City where the 117th IOC Session was held. ... The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (usually just referred to as the Metropolitan Police Commissioner or, more colloquially, as the Met Commissioner) is the head of the Metropolitan Police Service in London. ... Mount Vernon Camp, also known as the Gurkha Cantonment, is an establishment of the Singapore Police Force built to house the training and residential facilities of the Gurkha Contingents Gurkhas and their families. ... Booth of the Police Coast Guard at the Police Carnival 2006 showing its logo with a PC boat in the background. ... Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, usually just called Assistant Commissioner (AC), is today the third highest rank in the London Metropolitan Police, ranking below Deputy Commissioner and above Deputy Assistant Commissioner. ... Superintendent (Supt. ... The Special Operations Command (SOC) is a frontline unit of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) grouping together various specialist units into a single strategic reserve of the regular forces to be called upon in any contingency and serious case of public disorder. ... The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (usually just referred to as the Metropolitan Police Commissioner or, more colloquially, as the Met Commissioner) is the head of the Metropolitan Police Service in London. ... Queensway Base is home of Special Operations Command (SOC), part of the Singapore Police Force (SPF). ...

Manpower

Police National Service officers contribute to security coverage requirements at the National Day Parade, 2004. Shown left is a full-time serviceman, and he is accompanied at right by a Police National Serviceman (reservist)
Police National Service officers contribute to security coverage requirements at the National Day Parade, 2004. Shown left is a full-time serviceman, and he is accompanied at right by a Police National Serviceman (reservist)

As at 31 March 2006, the total strength of the force stands at 38,587, of which 13,056 are full-time staff. These are broken down into the following categories: Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2048x3072, 478 KB) Description: A full-time Police National Serviceman on duty at the National Stadium, Singapore during the National Day Parade of 2004, and accompanied by a Police NSman. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2048x3072, 478 KB) Description: A full-time Police National Serviceman on duty at the National Stadium, Singapore during the National Day Parade of 2004, and accompanied by a Police NSman. ... Parade at Padang in the foreground of Singapores financial district (NDP 2000). ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (91st in leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Full-time

  • 7,949 Regular Officers
  • 1,246 Civilian Officers
  • 3,861 Police National Service full-time (PNSF)

Other

  • 24,349 Police National Servicemen (PNSmen)
  • 1,182 Volunteer Special Constabulary (VSC) Officers

The full-time uniformed officers are predominantly male, accounting for about 87% of total full-time strength. This is in part due to the all-male profile of PNSFs, although the ratio of female regular officers has been steadily increasing over the years. The force is also dominated by younger officers. Besides the presence of PNSFs who usually serve up to two years typically from age 18, there is also a relatively high turnover rate amongst regular officers.


Regulars

Regulars, or uniformed, full-time officers, constitute about 20% of the police's total workforce.


Police national servicemen

While national service was introduced in 1967 in Singapore, it was solely geared towards the building up of the Singapore Armed Forces. There was little urgency in the police force to increase its manpower strength until the Laju incident in 1974 demonstrated the need for additional trained reserve officers who can be called up at short notice in the event of an emergency. National service was thus extended to the Singapore Police Force in 1975, with the primary aim of guarding key installations and to act as a reserve unit. Subsequent expansion of the scheme, changing security needs, and the trend in outsourcing installation protection (such as to the Auxiliary Police Forces) has expanded their role to more functions, which may range from administration, investigation to front-line policing alongside their regular counterparts. National Service (NS) is the name given to the compulsory conscription in Singapore of all male Singaporean citizens and second-generation permanent residents upon reaching the age of 18. ... National service is a common name for compulsory or voluntary military service programs. ... The Singapore Armed Forces (abbreviation: SAF, Malay: Angkatan Bersenjata Singapura, Simplified Chinese: ) comprises three branches: the Singapore Army, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). ... The Laju incident occurred on 31 January 1974 in Singapore, when four armed men attacked the Shell oil refinery complex on Pulau Bukom and then hijacked a ferryboat Laju. ... A CISCO Security auxiliary police officer stands guard beside an armoured truck while his colleagues deliver high-valued goods to and from commercial clients at Raffles Place, Singapore. ...


Volunteers

Civlian staff

Staff Welfare

  • Aquatic Club
  • Home United Basketball Club (HUBC)
  • Home United Football Club (HUFC)
  • JOM - Clubhouse for Police Officers
  • Polwel Co-operative Society Limited
  • Police Computer Club
  • Police Sports Association (PSA)
  • Police Welfare Division
  • Senior Police Officers' Mess (SPOM)
  • Singapore Police Co-operative Society Limited

Uniforms

Main article: Uniforms of the Singapore Police Force
The khaki uniform worn from 1945 to 1971, seen here on display at Jurong Police Division Headquarters
The khaki uniform worn from 1945 to 1971, seen here on display at Jurong Police Division Headquarters

Dark blue (or more accurately Dacron blue) is the organisational colour of the Singapore Police Force, and has remained so continuously since 1969, although the first police uniforms introduced in 1856 were also in the same colour. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1037x1555, 391 KB) Summary Description: Display of the old khaki police uniform at Jurong Police Division Headquarters Source: Self-made Location: Jurong Police Division Headquarters, Singapore Date: 12/12/2005 16:25 Photographer/Painter: Huaiwei Licensing File links The following pages... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1037x1555, 391 KB) Summary Description: Display of the old khaki police uniform at Jurong Police Division Headquarters Source: Self-made Location: Jurong Police Division Headquarters, Singapore Date: 12/12/2005 16:25 Photographer/Painter: Huaiwei Licensing File links The following pages... Khaki is a common material in military uniforms Khaki is a type of fabric or the colour of such fabric. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Early uniforms

The earliest law enforcement officers in the fledgling colony of Singapore wore no uniforms, until in 1856, when the Police Force Act was passed and vested full police powers upon the security forces then in existence, paving the way for uniforms to be introduced. The first uniforms were dark blue-coloured serge coats, trousers, cap and black shoes. White trousers are used for ceremonial parades and special duty. This proved unpopular as the thick material was deemed too uncomfortable in the local tropical climate. Thus in 1879, a Commission of Enquiry was formed with the task of evaluating the existing uniform, and in 1890, khaki was formally introduced. 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Serge is a type of twill fabric that has diagonal lines or ridges on both sides, made with a two-up, two-down weave. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Khaki is a common material in military uniforms Khaki is a type of fabric or the colour of such fabric. ...


The khaki uniform comprised a black headdress (locally known as the Songkok), khaki shirt and shorts, black puttees and boots. Strict regulations requiring them to be heavily starched and ironed produced a cardboard-like material which stood out unnaturally. The white gaiters were removed as it was difficult to keep them clean, although they remained part of the ceremonial uniform till 1910. As the Second World War drew to a close in 1945, the khaki uniform was updated with the black beret replacing the Songkok, and completed by grey flannel top, brown khaki shorts, dark blue hosetops, black boots and leather belt, and a navy blue whistle lanyard. This uniform became the sole uniform used throughout the force, and was last worn in 1971. A puttee, also spelled puttie, is the name, adapted from the Hindi patti, bandage (Skr. ... Gaiters are a type of protective clothing for a persons ankles and legs below the knee. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Year 1945and died 2007 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Basque style Beret Black beret with military emblem A beret (pronounced in English, except in American English in which it is pronounced ) is a soft round cap, usually of wool felt, with a flat crown, which is worn by both men and women. ... A lanyard (sword knot) fixed to an infantry sword handle A lanyard, also spelled laniard, is a rope or cord often worn around the neck or wrist to carry something. ...


Present uniforms

In 1969, dacron blue made a comeback to the uniform with a force-wide change away from khaki. The new uniform comprises a dark blue peak cap, shirt, trousers, black belt, shoes and socks, and coded whistle lanyard in blue and white. 3 large and 4 small metal buttons, metal collar badges, and a metal cap badge are affixed, and a black plastic name tag completes the uniform. Metallic ranks, if any, are fixed to the sleeve or on the shoulders for senior officers. The lanyard was changed to a metal chain in 1972, and in 1985, the material of the uniform was changed from 75% polyester 25% cotton to 100% polyester for a smarter bearing and turnout. For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... SEM picture of a bend in a high surface area polyester fiber with a seven-lobed cross section Polyester is a category of polymers, or, more specifically condensation polymers, which contain the ester functional group in their main chain. ... Cotton ready for harvest. ...


Derivatives of the standard blue uniform (collectively called the no.3 uniform) was adopted for specialised forces and for all officers in various occasions which calls for more formal or casual attire. The Traffic Police Department was amongst the few to move away from the all-blue attire, adopting a short-sleeved white tunic, dark blue breeches, a black leather Sam Browne belt, and riding boots for its officers performing mobile squad duties. A white crash helmet is worn when on the move, while a new dark blue jockey cap with chequered white and dark blue patterns around its circumference is worn when convenient while performing static duty. Members of the Vigilante Corps are also attired by a white short-sleeved top similar in design to the dark blue version for normal officers, gold-coloured buttons and badges, and a dark blue beret in place of the peak cap. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Pants. ... John J. Pershing wearing a Sam Browne belt. ... Basque style Beret Black beret with military emblem A beret (pronounced in English, except in American English in which it is pronounced ) is a soft round cap, usually of wool felt, with a flat crown, which is worn by both men and women. ...


Combat uniforms has also been adopted for specialist units such as those from the Special Operations Command and the Police Coast Guard (PCG), collectively known as the No.4 uniforms. These involve the replacement of metal buttons with sewn-on plastic ones, the avoidance of all other metallic accruements which are deemed potentially hazardous to the officer or to others and the use of long-sleeved shirts. SOC officers wear combat boots while officers in PCG use lace up leather shoes with non-slip soles. These units also tend to adopt the beret as their headgear, although PCG officers use the baseball cap while on operational duties. The Special Operations Command (SOC) is a frontline unit of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) grouping together various specialist units into a single strategic reserve of the regular forces to be called upon in any contingency and serious case of public disorder. ... Booth of the Police Coast Guard at the Police Carnival 2006 showing its logo with a PC boat in the background. ... Basque style Beret Black beret with military emblem A beret (pronounced in English, except in American English in which it is pronounced ) is a soft round cap, usually of wool felt, with a flat crown, which is worn by both men and women. ... A baseball cap worn with the bill at the front, shading the eyes A baseball cap is a type of soft cap with a long, stiffened and curved peak and it is worn by men, women and children. ...


There was no major change to the uniform since then, except for the adoption of embroidered shoulder ranks and badges for all ranks in the 1990s. Other changes are less distinct, such as the upgrading of shoes used, the change of the belt material and belt buckle to one including the police crest, and changes to the peak cap to a more durable and ventilated version.


Uniform reviews from 2000 onwards

Police Tactical Unit officers on patrol during the Shangri-La Dialogue on 1 June 2007, spotting new uniforms and the signature red berets.
Police Tactical Unit officers on patrol during the Shangri-La Dialogue on 1 June 2007, spotting new uniforms and the signature red berets.

A series of reviews and changes to the uniforms took place across the various police units from the 2000s onwards. In 2002, the whistle chain was completely removed from all uniforms (except for some uniforms worn by the Gurkha Contingent) in the police force, the National Police Cadet Corps, as well as amongst CISCO officers. The new all-cotton combat uniform for the Police National Service Key Installation (KINS) Protection Units was introduced in the same year. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The anti-riot vehicle is one of the most locally recognised icon of the PTU, commonly referred to as the Ang Chia (literally red vehicle in Hokkien) The then-named Police Task Force in a parade in the 90s The Police Tactical Unit (PTU) is a specialist unit of... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Basque style Beret Black beret with military emblem A beret (pronounced in English, except in American English in which it is pronounced ) is a soft round cap, usually of wool felt, with a flat crown, which is worn by both men and women. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Gurkha Contingent troopers guarding a car park entrance to Raffles City where the 117th IOC Session was held. ... The National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) is the largest uniformed group for youths in Singapore in terms of membership. ... The Commercial and Industrial Security Corporation, or CISCO for short, is one of the three private security companies authorised to provide armed security officers in Singapore to government organisations as well as private companies. ...


Amongst land divisions, the Number 3 uniform (also known as the working dress) was enhanced with the buttons sewn on (instead of using metal rings previously) in 2004, while the name tag was changed from using a metal pin to Velcro for affixing to the uniform. In 2006, riveted buttons, which were considered to be more secure, were introduced to replace the sewn on buttons. The trousers come with additional side pockets mid-way down the thighs with the main purpose of providing a convenient location for the M-pod, a PDA-sized gadget slated to be launched. Separately, the Police Maternity Dress was also introduced. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


For the specialist divisions, the Police Tactical Unit changed their beret from dark blue to red in 2005. The combat uniform was also redesigned to a more loose-fitting attire with utility pockets, and the material changed to a cotton-polyester mix which is more durable and fire resistant. The colour of the uniform is also changed to a darker shade of blue for tactical purposes. High-heel boots with gutters were also introduced. The Police Coast Guard introduced a new set of uniforms comprising of a helmet, dark blue polo top and bermudas for officers performing patrolling duties on Pulau Ubin using bicycles. Also their officers will be changing into a combat uniform which is alike to those issue to the Police Tactical Unit. The anti-riot vehicle is one of the most locally recognised icon of the PTU, commonly referred to as the Ang Chia (literally red vehicle in Hokkien) The then-named Police Task Force in a parade in the 90s The Police Tactical Unit (PTU) is a specialist unit of... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Booth of the Police Coast Guard at the Police Carnival 2006 showing its logo with a PC boat in the background. ... Pulau Ubin is a small island (10 km²) situated north east of Singapore, beside Pulau Tekong. ...


From 30 September 2005, new duty belts made of synthetic leather were introduced force-wide, replacing the former belt made of pure leather. Already in use by officers in Central Police Division on a trial-run basis, the new belt comprises of two layers fastened together by velcro strips, allowing for equipment to be removed with ease and a more comfortable and lighter fit for front-line officers. The belt, together with the handcuff pouch, bullet pouch, T-baton and revolver holster are now personally issued to all regular and full-time police national servicemen. The old leather belts will, however, continue to be in use during non-front line and administrative duties, as well as during appriopriate functions. September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Central Police Division (or A Division, Chinese: 中央警区) is the oldest police division of the Singapore Police Force. ... Velcro: hooks (left) and loops (right). ...


Ranks

A standard rank structure is used throughout the police force, although some ranks may be unique to specific organisations. These ranks are denoted where applicable in the following list, which lists them in ascending seniority:


Police officers

Rank Abbreviation Trainee Regular NSF NSmen VSC Gurkha
Constable PC T/PC NA NA PC PC PC
Special Constable SC T/SC NA SC NA NA NA
Lance Corporal LCP NA NA NA NA NA NA
Corporal CPL T/CPL CPL SC/CPL CPL (NS) CPL (V) CPL
Sergeant SGT T/SGT SGT SC/SGT SGT (NS) SGT (V) SGT
Staff Sergeant SSGT NA SSGT SC/SSGT SSGT (NS) SSGT (V) SSGT
Senior Staff Sergeant SSSGT NA SSSGT NA SSSGT (NS) SSSGT (V) SSSGT
Station Inspector SI NA SI NA SI (NS) SI (V) SI
Senior Station Inspector SSI NA SSI NA SSI (NS) SSI (V) NA
Senior Station Inspector (2) SSI (2) NA SSI (2) NA SSI(2) (NS) NA NA

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Senior police officers

Rank Abbreviation Trainee Regular NSF NSmen VSC Gurkha
Inspector INSP OCT(NSF)
P/INSP
INSP NSPI
NSI
INSP (NS) INSP (V)
Chief Inspector NA NA NA NA NA NA C/INSP
Assistant Superintendent ASP P/ASP ASP ASP (NS) ASP (NS) ASP (V) ASP
Deputy Superintendent DSP NA DSP NA DSP (NS) DSP (V) DSP
Superintendent SUPT NA SUPT NA SUPT (NS) SUPT(V) SUPT
Deputy Assistant Commissioner DAC NA DAC NA NA DAC (V) DAC
Assistant Commissioner AC NA AC NA NA NA AC
Senior Assistant Commissioner SAC NA SAC NA NA NA NA
Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP/DC NA DCP NA NA NA NA
Commissioner of Police CP NA CP NA NA NA NA

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Weapons and equipment

Police officers in the various divisions are armed when conducting regular uniformed patrols and plainclothes duties. A force-wide change from the Smith & Wesson .38 revolver to the Taurus Model 85 was undertaken in August 2002, featuring a laser sight and a new snatch-resistant holster. A new speedloader was introduced in the same year to replace the old bullet pouch, allowing for quicker reloading of the revolvers and reducing the likelihood of misplaced bullets. In 2001, the Monadnock PR-21 side handle baton (more commonly known as the T-baton) replaced the wooden batons and retractable nightsticks to enhance their defensive capabilities. Smith & Wesson NASDAQ: SWHC (S&W) is the largest manufacturer of handguns in the United States. ... Left to right: .38 Special, .17 HMR and . ... Taurus-PT24/7 (polymer-frame) Taurus Tracker PT111 9mm Forjas Taurus S/A (Taurus Forge) is a manufacturing conglomerate based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... A holster is a specialized article of clothing worn to hold a handgun about the person, most commonly in a location where it can be easily drawn for immediate use. ... A speedloader is a device used for loading a firearm or firearm magazine with loose ammunition very quickly. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A club, cudgel, baton, truncheon, night stick, or bludgeon is among the simplest of all weapons. ...


In addition, each officer is issued with one pair of handcuffs and a digital radio set for communication purposes. A trial of individual palmtops (called mPOD), developed from the Hewlett-Packard Jornada 928, which allows officers to screen persons and vehicles on the go without having to rely on radio communication. There are currently no plans to rollout the mPOD forcewide as the results of the trial were not considered favourable. Hiatts Speedcuffs in holster, as used by UK police A model wearing handcuffs, waist chain, and thumbcuffs Old handcuffs Handcuffs are restraints designed to secure an individuals wrists close together. ... The Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), commonly known as HP, is a very large, global company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. ...


Also currently on trial by officers from Bukit Merah East Neighbourhood Police Centre and Geylang Neighbourhood Police Centre is the Taser X26 stun gun, which provides another non-lethal means of subduing suspects. TASER International, Inc. ... An electroshock weapon is an incapacitant weapon used for subduing a person by administering electric shock that may disrupt superficial muscle functions. ...


Strict enforcement of anti-arm laws which are in existence in Singapore since 1823 has resulted in a relatively gun-free society, where firearms-related crimes are rare. It is therefore not an operational requirement for police officers to don bulletproof vests when conducting normal policing duties. However, these vests are carried in police vehicles and stocked in police establishments and can be rapidly utilised should the situation requires it. From 2004, new multi-purpose vests were introduced which offer the officer protection against most handgun fire, knife thrusts, as well as doubling up as a buoyancy vests should the officer fall into deep water. 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2006, the Singapore Police Force acquired new firearms for the Special Operations Command, namely the Sphinx 3000 pistol. Prior to this, the standard issue for the SOC was the Sig Sauer P226 pistol, also operated by the Singapore Armed Forces. Sphinx Systems Limited is a small Swiss based manufacturer of high quality pistols used mainly by special forces, elite police units and sports shooters. ...


Vehicles

A Land Rover Defender outside Raffles Hotel, Downtown Singapore
A Land Rover Defender outside Raffles Hotel, Downtown Singapore

Land division officers typically respond to calls in rapid-deployment vehicles known as the Fast Response Car (FRC). The SPF have been staunch users of Japanese-made saloon cars since the 1980's for patrol duties, with the mainstay models in use being the various generations of the Mitsubishi Lancers, Mazda 323s and Toyota Corollas. At the turn of the century they have also included Nissan Sunnys, and most recently acquired Subaru Impreza sedans (not to be confused with the Subaru Impreza WRX used by the Traffic Police). All FRCs carry a large array of equipment to allow officers to conduct normal policing duties and basic investigative work which officers are expected to perform with the implementation of the Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC) system. A typical FRC vehicle may therefore stock equipment for the force-opening of locked doors, conducting roadblocks, fingerprint collection, and the provision of first aid. On top of these, chemical agent protection equipment and bulletproof vests are also carried for the officer's protection. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (851x638, 231 KB) Description: A Fast Response Car at Serangoon Gardens, Singapore. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (851x638, 231 KB) Description: A Fast Response Car at Serangoon Gardens, Singapore. ... It has been suggested that Toyota Australia be merged into this article or section. ... A Mazda 323 Fast Response Car from Bukit Timah Neighbourhood Police Centre patrolling along Orchard Road beside Hotel Meridien Singapore Police land division officers typically respond to calls in rapid-deployment vehicles now known as the Fast Response Car (FRC). ... Serangoon Gardens Estate is one of the oldest residential areas in Singapore . ... A Neighbourhood Police Post (NPP) is a small police station in Singapore modelled after the Japanese Koban system, whereby police presence is enhanced in the neighbourhoods with the aid of a high number of smaller police establishments. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 951 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A Singapore Police Force Defender Land Rover near Raffles Hotel, Singapore Img by Calvin Teo, June 2006 File links The following pages on... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 951 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A Singapore Police Force Defender Land Rover near Raffles Hotel, Singapore Img by Calvin Teo, June 2006 File links The following pages on... The grand entrance of the Raffles Hotel The Raffles Hotel as seen from Beach Road surrounded by lush greenery Interior view of Raffles Hotel Raffles Hotel (Chinese: 莱佛士酒店) is a colonial-style hotel in Singapore, dating from 1887, and named after Singapores founder Sir Stamford Raffles. ... A Mazda 323 Fast Response Car from Bukit Timah Neighbourhood Police Centre patrolling along Orchard Road beside Hotel Meridien Singapore Police land division officers typically respond to calls in rapid-deployment vehicles now known as the Fast Response Car (FRC). ... A Ford Taurus, a typical 1990s sedan. ... The Mitsubishi Lancer is a compact car built by Mitsubishi Motors. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Mazda Familia. ... The Toyota Corolla is a compact car produced by the Japanese automaker Toyota, which has acquired significant popularity throughout the world since the nameplate was first introduced in 1966. ... The Nissan Sunny is a small car manufactured by Nissan of Japan. ... The Subaru Impreza is a compact car that was first introduced by Subaru in 1993. ... For the high-performance version of the Impreza WRX, see the Subaru Impreza WRX STI The Subaru Impreza WRX, also colloquially known as a WRX (Rex) is a turbocharged version of the Subaru Impreza, an all-wheel drive automobile. ... A Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC) is a mid-sized police station in Singapore, introduced in 1997 to replace the Neighbourhood Police Post (NPC) system. ... A roadblock is a temporary installation set up to control or block traffic along a road. ... The tip of a finger showing the friction ridge structure. ... First aid is a series of simple, life-saving medical techniques that a non-doctor or layman can be trained to perform. ...


In 2002, the Enhanced Patrol Vehicle Project was unveiled at the SPF's annual workplan seminar to highlight the need for off-road capability. The Volvo V70 AWD XC, Mitsubishi Space Wagon and Mitsubishi Chariot underwent evaluation in various NPCs. Eventually, all NPCs were to have at least three of such vehicles. This project was met with skepticism by some of the public, stating that the police need not use such "luxurious vehicles" for police patrols. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... A Mitsubishi Space Wagon Fast Response Vehicle doing a patrol somewhere in Towner Road. ... The Volvo V70 is a mid-size station wagon. ... The Mitsubishi Space Wagon was created in 1992 and ended in 1995. ... The Mitsubishi Chariot is a minivan built by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation of Japan, from 1983. ...


Other vehicles typically used in NPCs include the scooters and vans. Bicycles, although currently less seen, are still used by land division officers occasionally, particularly when conducting routine patrols in large, sprawling private housing estates. From 2004, the new Fast Response Vehicle (FRV) was introduced. Consisting of modified Toyota Hi-Lux sport utility vehicles, it utilises diesel-power which provide greater ability to endure high usage on the roads over extensive periods of time. Their bigger storage space also allows for easier storage and retrieval of equipment. Scooter may refer to: Vehicles: Motor Scooter, a two-wheeled motorized vehicle with a step-thru frame such as a Vespa or Lambretta Maxi Scooter, a large motor scooter with an engine displacement greater than 250 cc such as a Honda Silverwing or Suzuki Burgman Kick Scooter, a vehicle consisting... A van is a kind of vehicle used for transporting goods or groups of people. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Mitsubishi Space Wagon Fast Response Vehicle doing a patrol somewhere in Towner Road. ... The Toyota Hi-Lux, or Toyota Tacoma, is a compact pickup truck built and marketed by the Toyota Motor Corporation. ... A fourth-generation (2006-) Ford Explorer, the best-selling mid-size SUV in the United States A sport utility vehicle, or SUV, is a passenger vehicle which combines the towing capacity of a pickup truck with the passenger-carrying space of a minivan or station wagon. ...


For weaponry, equipment and vehicles of the various specialist forces, please see their respective pages for details.


Auxiliary Police Forces

A CISCO Security auxiliary police officer stands guard beside an armoured truck while his colleagues deliver high-valued goods to and from commercial clients at Raffles Place, Singapore. ... The Aetos Security Management Private Limited, is one of the three private security companies authorised to provide armed security officers in Singapore to government organisations as well as private companies. ... Note: Not to be confused with Cisco Systems, an American computer networking company. ... Singapore Airport Terminal Services Limited (SATS) is the largest ground handling and inflight catering service provider at Singapore Changi Airport, as well as being involved in join ventures at fourteen other airports in the Asia Pacific region. ...

Media

Books

  • In the service of the nation, 1985
  • 999: True Cases from the CID, 1987
  • Service to the Nation: 50 years of the Volunteer Special Constabulary, 1998
  • Policing Singapore in the 19th & 20th centuries, 2002
  • Justice is Done, 2005
  • The Adventures of Constable Acai, 1987: A series of crime stories, based on actual crimes from police files were compiled into story books from the popular children's magazine Young Generation, about the adventures of a fictional policeman named Constable Acai. They were written by officers from the Crime Prevention Department to instill crime awareness in children during the 80's through to the mid 90's. The other books in this series are as below:
  • More Adventures of Constable Acai, 1989
  • Constable Acai Fights Crime, 1996

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Novels

  • Operation Firestorm, 1997

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Periodicals

  • Singapore Police Magazine
  • Police Life, 1971 to present
  • Police Life Annual

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Non-Fictional television programs

A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Crimewatch is a television programme produced by the Singapore Police Force. ... True Files is an English language television docu-drama telecast on MediaCorp TV Channel 5, with each episode re-enacting some major cases of crime in Singapore. ...

Fictional television programs

  • Seletar Robbery (实里达大劫案), 1982
  • CID '83, 1983
  • Patrol (铁警雄风), 1989: A take on the lives of the men in the Traffic Police Department
  • Crime and Passion (執法先鋒), 1991
  • Triple Nine, 1995-1998
  • City Cops (城市双雄), 1996
  • Of Cops And Men (警网双雄), 1996
  • Dare To Strike (扫冰者), 2000: Note that the phrase "Dare to Strike" is the motto of the Central Narcotics Bureau.
  • Heartlanders, 2002-2005
  • City of Heroes (城市英雄), 2003
  • The Frontline (家在前线), 2003: This fictional six-part TV show depicts how Singaporeans cope after the German mastermind of a neo-anarchist organisation sets off a bomb at a naval base as an anti-imperialistic statement against Singapore's ties with the United States. It showcases the capabilities of the Singapore Police Force and the Singapore Armed Forces to deal with terrorism. It must be noted that many technologies introduced in this series has never been before shown to the public. It is also the only local television series to date to accurately depict the Police's elite Special Tactics and Rescue (STAR) team and the Army's Special Operations Forces (SOF) although the latter unit was never addressed by name in the show. They were instead referred to as "The Commandos".
  • Life Line, 2005-2007
  • Without Warning, 2006

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Movies

  • The Last Blood (驚天十二小時), 1991
  • 2000 AD (公元2000), 1999[3]
  • After School (放学后), 2004: A film released by the National Crime Prevention Council to harness the power of cinema as a public education tool to reach out to young Singaporeans and their families.

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See also

Wikimedia Commons has media related to:
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Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Wikimedia Commons (also called Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Orders and decorations conferred specifically to officers from the Singapore Police Force in Singapore: Medals Colonial Era Kings Police Medal Queens Police Medal Colonial Police Medal Colonial Police Long Service Medal After World War II Police Long Service Medal Good Service Medal General Service Medal (Malaya) Pingat Perkhidmatan... The following lists the establishments and installations of the Singapore Police Force. ... This is a listing of Singapore police officers from the Singapore Police Force killed in the line of duty, based on records from the year 1900 to the present. ... This is a list of major crimes in Singapore: // Crimes by chronology 1960s 12 July 1963: The Pulau Senang prison riots saw the killing of four prisons officers by rioting prisoners. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... This is a list of law enforcement agencies, organized by continent and then by country. ... The National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) is the largest uniformed group for youths in Singapore in terms of membership. ... Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) is a government agency in Singapore which investigates and persecutes corruption in the public and private sectors. ...

References

  • "In the Service of the Nation", John Drysdale, Federal Publications, 1985 ISBN 9971-4-0703-5
  • "Phoenix: the story of the Home Team ", Felix Soh, Times Editions, 2003 ISBN 981-232-637-5
  • "Policing Singapore in the 19th & 20th centuries", Peer M. Akbur, Singapore Police Force, 2002 ISBN 981-04-7024-X
  • "Singapore Police Force Annual", Singapore Police Force, several editions

Notes

  1. ^ "Good job, police", The Straits Times, 24 January 2000. 
  2. ^ "Singapore is so safe some don't even lock up: survey", The Straits Times, 29 January 2000. 
  3. ^ "Aaron Kwok stole police car in S'pore?", Lianhe Zaobao, 22 November 1999. 

The Straits Times is an English-language broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore, currently owned by the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Straits Times is an English-language broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore, currently owned by the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报) is the largest Singapore-based Chinese newspaper with a daily circulation of about 200,000 copies on weekdays and 220,000 on Sundays. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ...

External links

  • Singapore Police Force
  • Organization, Recruitment, and Training of Police
  • Public Order and Internal Security (1989)
  • Singapore Police Force Band
  • Training the Police

 
 

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