LAHAD DATU: In conjunction with the 204th Police Day celebration, the Lahad Datu police force held several activities to commemorate the occasion.
On the first day the district police chief, Superintendent Shamsudin Bin Mat, started by reading a message from the Inspector General of Police, Tan Sri Ismail Omar, before inspecting a parade involving the Royal Malaysian police, the marine police, the auxiliary police, the airport police, and four teams of police cadets from four schools.
This was followed by a presentation of outstanding service awards and certificates of appreciation to 124 recipients involving police officers and members of the Family of Police Association (PERKEP) and the media.
Assistant Minister to the Chief Minister Datuk Haji Datu Nasrun Haji Datu Mansur, who is also member of the legislative assembly N.50 Lahad Datu and Silam Member of Parliament Haji Salleh Kalbi attended the celebration.
Also present were assistant district officer (administration) Juraimin Haji Jadil, PBPM Silam chairman Tuan Haji Idris Jikon, heads of government departments and representatives of the local community.
Meanwhile in the evening, PERKEP also celebrated police day by giving hampers to children at the Lahad Datu Hospital children ward.