PHUKET CITY: Police combined the official opening of the new Phuket Provincial Police headquarters with National Police Day celebrations yesterday.
Police from every station in Phuket attended the ceremony, which started at 9.30am.
Phuket Governor Wichai Phraisa-ngop and Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong gave speeches to the assembled officers outside the new station on Yaowarat Road.
As part of an annual tradition, Maj Gen Pekad then presented awards to police stations and individual officers for outstanding performances.
Kamala Police Station received an award for ‘Outstanding Training’, while Phuket City and Tung Tong stations received the ‘Outstanding Prevention and Suppression of Crime’ awards.
— Pimwara Choksakulpan
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