Shanmugam thanks police officers for keeping Singapore safe and secure

Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law K Shanmugam mingling with some Transport Police officers at a tea reception at the Police Cantonment Complex.
Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law K Shanmugam mingling with some Transport Police officers at a tea reception at the Police Cantonment Complex. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

SINGAPORE - Police officers from various divisions received positive words gratitude for their dedication, service and professionalism in keeping Singapore safe and secure in a busy SG50 year.

Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam visited the Central Division police headquarters in New Bridge Road earlier on Monday (Nov 30), where he thanked and interacted with officers from land divisions, special operations command and the traffic police at a tea reception.

Accompanying him on the visit were Mr Leo Yip, Permanent Secretary (Minister of Home Affairs), and police commissioner Hoong Wee Teck.

There, Mr Shanmugam was briefed on the challenges, strategies, and operations taken on by the Singapore Police Force both locally and overseas this year.

These included founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's State Funeral, the 28th South-east Asian Games, the Jubilee weekend celebrations and the general election.

On the overseas front, the police force participated disaster relief operations such as the Nepal earthquake and the crash of Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501.