Total of 219 police officers commended for good work and service

Deputy Superintendent of Police Tan Chin Yin (right) receiving the Most Improved Neighborhood Police Centre Award on behalf of Orchard Neighbourhood Police Centre.  -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
Deputy Superintendent of Police Tan Chin Yin (right) receiving the Most Improved Neighborhood Police Centre Award on behalf of Orchard Neighbourhood Police Centre.  -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
Commissioner of Police Mr Ng Joo Hee (left) presenting the Individual Commendation Certificate to Ms Sharon Xie of the Financial Investigation Division, Commercial Affairs Department. Ms Xie was involved in several notable commercial crime cases, inc
Commissioner of Police Mr Ng Joo Hee (left) presenting the Individual Commendation Certificate to Ms Sharon Xie of the Financial Investigation Division, Commercial Affairs Department. Ms Xie was involved in several notable commercial crime cases, including one where she successfully arrested and prosecuted a fugitive who was on the run for six years. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
Commissioner of Police Mr Ng Joo Hee (left) presenting the Individual Commendation Certificate to Station Inspector (SI) Teng Chin Hock of the Commercial Crime Squad, Ang Mo Kio Police Division. SI Teng investigated a series of pawning of fake gold i
Commissioner of Police Mr Ng Joo Hee (left) presenting the Individual Commendation Certificate to Station Inspector (SI) Teng Chin Hock of the Commercial Crime Squad, Ang Mo Kio Police Division. SI Teng investigated a series of pawning of fake gold island-wide. He successfully arrested 10 persons in relation to the case and broke up the crime syndicate.  -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE - The police force's top officers were recognised on Friday for their good work, for example, in dismantling a fake gold pawning syndicate or taking down a rogue banker that had made off with more than US$400,000 of clients' money,

A total of 219 individuals and 193 teams were honoured with commendation certificates by Commissioner of Police Ng Joo Hee at a ceremony at the Home Team Academy. Another five special commendations were given out to officers who had rejected bribes dangled in front of them.

The award recipients included 19 members of the public who had volunteered their service in crime prevention and promoting police-community relations.