Pingat Gagah Perkasa
|Pingat Gagah Perkasa|
Medal and ribbon
|Awarded by Singapore|
|Type||Order of Honour|
|Eligibility||Police and citizens of Singapore|
|Awarded for||outstanding performance or exceptional bravery|
|Next (higher)||Pingat Kehormatan|
|Equivalent||Pingat Gagah Perkasa (Tentera)|
|Next (lower)||Pingat Jasa Gemilang|
Ribbon prior to 1996
The Pingat Gagah Perkasa (Conspicuous Gallantry Medal, 杰出英勇奖章), instituted in 1962, is awarded to members of the Singapore Police Force, as well as members of the Singaporean public who displayed outstanding performance or exceptional bravery in situations involving a threat to personal danger. For these acts to be recognised, they have to be performed in Singapore, although exceptions may be made.
- The medal is silver-gilt and consists, on the obverse side, of a four-lobed artifice with radiating lines superimposed upon a crossed swords. In the centre of the artifice is a five-pointed star encircled by a laurel wreath. At the base of the artifice is a scroll with the inscription "PINGAT GAGAH PERKASA".
- The reverse bears the State Arms.
- The ribbon is white with red edge stripes and a purple central stripe bearing two white stripes.
- 1962: DSP Ong Kian Tiong, Singapore Police Force
- 1962: DSP V. N. Ratna Singam, Singapore Police Force
- 1966: DSP T. E. Ricketts, Singapore Police Force
- 1966: SGT Paramasivam S/O Doraisamy, Singapore Police Force