50 RBPF officers receive new ranks

James Kon

By command of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 50 Royal Brunei Police Force officers received their promotion commencing from December 7, 2019 in a ceremony at the Banquet Hall of Officer’s Mess yesterday.

Two police officers were promoted to Assistant Commissioner of Police while four to Senior Superintendent of Police and one to Acting Senior Superintendent.

Seven personnel were promoted to Superintendent of Police, another three to Acting Superintendent, and two police officers to Deputy Superintendent of Police.

Fourteen police personnel received the rank of Acting Deputy Superintendent of Police while nine, Assistant Superintendent of Police, four, Chief Inspector of Police and another four, Senior Inspector of Police.

The guest of honour, Commissioner of the Royal Brunei Police Force Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Irwan bin Haji Hambali officiated the ceremony. Also present was his spouse.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Mohd Jefri bin Pengiran Haji Abdul Hamid and his spouse, as well as directors and senior officers and families members also attended.

Commissioner of the RBPF Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Irwan bin Haji Hambali presents the insignia to one of the promoted senior officers
The promoted senior police officers at the ceremony. PHOTOS: ZAKI