09 Mar '11, 6am

A new Singapore Police Force HQ will be set up in Woodlands New Town to boost its presence in the north

A new Singapore Police Force HQ will be set up in Woodlands New Town to boost its presence in the north

Police to increase presence in north Singapore with a new Police Land Division Headquarters in Woodlands New Town and two Neighbourhood Police Centres in Punggol and Marsiling. -- PHOTO: BH The Singapore Police Force will be boosting its forces in the northern part of Singapore, Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam revealed in Parliament on Wednesday. A new Police Land Division Headquarters will be set up in Woodlands New Town and two Neighbourhood Police Centres (NPC) in Punggol and Marsiling. Residents in the Woodlands, Sembawang, Yishun and Choa Chu Kang areas will benefit most from the stepped-up police presence. Mr Shanmugam explained that the expansion is necessary as the north of Singapore is becoming a vibrant hub. With a growing resident population, the new Police Land Division and NPCs will provide faster responses, increased police presence and help the fight again...

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