Para-counsellor policemen lend an ear to other cops
Published on Jan 26, 2014 8:28 AM
Superintendent of Police Jason Loke does not just catch crooks.
He also catches problems - the personal kind.
The 40-year-old is one of a growing number of volunteer police para-counsellors who are trained to help their colleagues deal with life's issues, whether marital, financial or work-related.
Once, he noticed how another policeman was under-performing at work. He took him out for drinks, and the married colleague revealed that he was having an affair with an old friend.
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