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Our Guardians, Our Stories – here are our top articles for 2018, according to our readers!

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In 2018, Home Team News published over 170 articles showcasing the good work of our Guardians and the unique capabilities and skills of the Home Team. It’s been a privilege to speak to our many dedicated Home Team Guardians, to learn their stories and share them with you. Here are our top articles for the year – check them out if you haven’t already!

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#10. Two Decades with the CNB
It’s always cool to learn about variety of roles that Home Team officers take on – a fact of life that makes for exciting and varied career possibilities. Inspector Hisham Bin Sulaiman of the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) shares why he loves every aspect of his work, from enforcement to training.

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#9. Service Before Self: Home Alone, But Not for Long
“As Police officers, we don’t only attend to criminal cases; we also have the opportunity to really help people.”

Three young children left unattended behind a locked door – what would you do? For Staff Sergeant Mohamad Farhan Bin Mohamad Suhaili of the Singapore Police Force (SPF), this case required him to rely on his instincts as an officer and a parent. In going beyond the call of duty, he received the Star Service Award at the 2018 Minister’s Awards Presentation Ceremony in September.

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#8. NS in ProCom: Big Responsibilities, Even Bigger Leadership Roles
Our Full-time Police National Servicemen (PNSFs) are a vital part of the Home Team, standing shoulder to shoulder with Home Team Guardians at SPF and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to keep Singapore safe and secure. This year, we learnt how PNSFs at SPF’s Protective Security Command are taking on a bigger role as leaders, in preparation for their Operationally-ready duties. Well done, guys!

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#7. Women in Blue: An Inspiration to the Home Team
In our March salute for International Women’s Day, two officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and SCDF share their experiences as Home Team Guardians and parents. 

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#6. Pushing Herself to Her Limit
Young and eager to play their part for the Home Team – it’s always inspiring to hear from the next generation of Guardians. Meet SPF’s Cammy Chua Carin, the very first female recipient of the Singapore Merit Scholarship. 

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#5. One Job, Many Facets
From enforcement duties and investigative work to public outreach, CNB officers like Sergeant (SGT) Amirul Asraf Bin Abdul Aziz are committed to playing their part to keep Singapore drug-free.
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#4. One with the Community
“We’re in the heart of things here” – SPF Ground Response Force officers have to be prepared for any contingency when they respond to a call. In September, we dropped by Rochor Neighbourhood Police Centre to speak to Assistant Superintendent Joshua Jesudason, a President’s Scholar (2013) who shared how he came to embrace Policing as his vocation.
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#3. When Love Starts at Home
Our Valentine’s Day article really hit the spot, pulling back the curtain on two couples (from ICA and SPF) who found love in the Home Team. Aww… ☺ They share how they balance their duties as officers with their family commitments. 

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#2. Having a Heart for Those in Need
“Having a heart to help others is the most important thing we must have” – according to SCDF Paramedic SGT Gwen Ong, this spirit of selflessness is one of the defining qualities of the Life-saving Force. 
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#1. Ever Vigilant
“When you join the Home Team, you become part of a family that’s dedicated to keeping Singapore safe and secure.”

Vigilance counts, and when it comes to securing our borders (a challenging assignment at the best of times), ICA SGT (2) Adnan Salim is determined to give his very best. 
Thank you for reading Home Team News. Look out for more fantastic profiles and features on the Home Team in 2019!
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  1. by Home Team News
  2. 29 December 2018
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