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Parade honours ‘loyal’ SAPS members

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More than 50 members received Service, World Cup and Centenary medals.

LOYALTY: A medal parade was held to honour SAPS members with services of 10, 20 and 30 years at the Kimberley Station Parade Grounds yesterday. The functionary was the Provincial Commissioner for the Northern Cape, Lt-Gen Risimati Shivuri, and in attendance was the Acting Cluster Commander for the Frances Baard Cluster, Brig Tip Brink. Picture: SAPS

A MEDAL parade in honour of Kimberley SAPS members who have loyally served for 10, 20 and 30 years took place at Kimberley Station Parade Grounds on Wednesday.

The functionary was the Provincial Commissioner for the Northern Cape, Lt-Gen Risimati Shivuri, and in attendance was the Acting Cluster Commander for the Frances Baard Cluster, Brig Tip Brink, Kimberley Station Commander, Brig Charlotte Makgari, and Acting Galeshewe Station Commander, Col Alexia Robertson, together with members of the community.

The event was opened with a prayer by Chaplain WO Paul Volgraaf and Lt-Gen Shivuri rendered the keynote address and congratulated all recipients of medals and appreciation certificates for their hard work. He added that the occasion acknowledged the loyalty towards serving the community of Kimberley.

More than 50 members received Service, World Cup and Centenary medals.

Members from the Visible Policing unit, Detectives, SAPS Support Section, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, cleaning and kitchen staff received 35 appreciation certificates and 10 appreciation letters for outstanding service rendered.