The Straits Times
Published on Nov 16, 2012

258 Home Team officers receive National Day Awards


A total of 258 Home Team officers were conferred National Day Awards on Friday evening at the Ministry of Home Affairs Investiture Ceremony.

Held at the Home Team Academy in Chua Chu Kang, the awards celebrated the capabilites and dedication of outstanding Home Team officers.

In addition to the commendation, efficiency and long service medals awarded to Home Team officers, a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Overseas Service Medal was also handed out by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, who is the Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister of Home Affairs.

Among the evening's recipients was Senior Staff Sergeant Zaihazi Rapan, 35, a senior investigation officer with the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).