Airport Police Division

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Coordinates: 1°20′35.55″N 103°58′50.92″E / 1.3432083°N 103.9808111°E / 1.3432083; 103.9808111

Airport Police Division, Singapore Police Force

The Airport Police Division (Abbreviation: APD, Chinese: 机场警区, Malay: Divisyen Polis Lapangan Terbang) is an airport police division of the Singapore Police Force.


The Airport Police Division functions as the law enforcement agency, responsible for the maintenance of law and order within its jurisdiction, which encompasses the Singapore Changi Airport and Seletar Airport. The Singapore Police Force is also the Appropriate Authority for security at the airport. Hence, APD as the executive arm of the Police within the airport, is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the National Civil Aviation Security Programme under the Air Navigation (Aviation Security) Order, Air Navigation Act. APD protects the security, regularity and efficiency of international civil aviation in the airport and safeguard against acts of unlawful interference aimed at passengers, personnel, aircraft, airport terminals or aircraft navigation installations and equipment.

In carrying out its roles, APD maintains close relationships with its partners which comprises the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority and other government agencies, as well as Changi Airport Group, airline operators, ground handling agencies and other private organisations operating within the airport. With the airport as a vital installation linking Singapore with the rest of the world, APD guards Changi Airport as one of the best international airports in the world.[1]

The Airport Police Division is currently headed by its Commander, AC Cheong Chee Ming, and Deputy Commander, DAC Bobby Fay.[2]


  1. ^ Tan, Yi Wen. "Airport Police – Singapore's Civil Aviation Security Specialists". Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Airport Police". Singapore Government. Retrieved 6 January 2015.

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