SAPS senior rank promotions welcomed

2016-03-02 06:00

I AM ecstatic to learn of the recent promotions of many of my erstwhile colleagues and friends to the rank of major. Attaining the rank of major in the SAPS is the beginning of senior officer status, and many have waited for more than 20 years to attain this rank.

These men are most experienced, diligent and au fait with police duties and have served faithfully, diligently and with loyalty. They have dedicated their lives to serving the police department and their country. I am certain they will continue to be an invaluable asset to the SAPS and South Africa as a whole.

Officers, continue working with the same zeal, diligence and valour that you have served the police department and the communities as in your previous ranks and endeavour to improve the current poor image of the police.

The officers concerned are majors Maharaj (Giles), SV Govender, Van Roos, DV Pillay and Khandai. Congratulations to all the others on attaining senior officer status, you have done us proud. Thank you gentlemen - servamus et servimus – I have served and I (still) serve.

Govender via email

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