Pingat Keberanian Polis

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Pingat Keberanian Polis
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Medal and ribbon
Awarded by Singapore Police Force
Type Medal
Eligibility Police Officers of the Singapore Police Force
Awarded for Displaying exceptional courage during situations of danger
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Established 1987
First awarded D/Sgt Madhavan s/o Govinda Nair (1988)

The Pingat Keberanian Polis, also known as the Police Medal of Valour and the Police Gallantry Medal, is awarded to a police officer of the Singapore Police Force who displays exceptional courage during situations of danger. The medal has been awarded to nine recipients, with the first awarded in 1988 to D/Sgt Madhavan s/o Govinda Nair for his courageous attempts to stop a robbery at Fook Hai Building on 4 June 1988. Two medals were awarded in 1994 to Sgt Hoi Kim Heng and SI Boo Tiang Huat, both posthumously, after they were killed in the line of duty on separate incidents which occurred on 21 May 1994 and 30 November 1994 respectively.

No further medals were awarded until the year 2003 when six medals were awarded to a crew of Police Coast Guard officers led by DSP1 Tan Wee Wah Stephen who responded and conducted rescue efforts after a collision of the Republic of Singapore Navy's RSS Courageous and a merchant ship, ANL Indonesia which occurred on 3 January 2003.

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