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O-level holders now senior police officers

Published on Aug 27, 2014 7:36 AM

Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) Roy Lim and Khamisah Talip never dreamt they would become senior police officers with just their O-level qualifications to their names.

But after more than a dozen years on the force, DSP Lim made history through his investigation of three murders involving the discovery of body parts, while DSP Khamisah tackled the case of a white tiger at the Singapore Zoo which mauled a cleaner to death.

They spoke of their careers yesterday after the Public Service Division announced that graduate and non-graduate civil servants would see the gap between salaries and careers paths narrowed.

Both said they were grateful for the opportunities given to them in recognition of their work, regardless of their qualifications.

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