Central Police Division

Coordinates: 1°16′42.29″N 103°50′21.57″E / 1.2784139°N 103.8393250°E / 1.2784139; 103.8393250The Central Police Division (or 'A' Division), is one of the seven land division of the Singapore Police Force. Central Division was established in 1867 and is the longest-serving Police Division in Singapore. Amongst the seven land divisions covering all of Singapore's primary land mass, Central Division has the smallest operational area, covering just over 27 square kilometres and has a residential population of around 280,000.

HistoryEdit

The Central Police Division was originally situated at the Hill Street Police Station before moving to the Eu Tong Sen Street Police Station in 1982, it relocated again in 1994 to the Beach Road Police Station before finally settling down at the new Police Cantonment Complex in 2000. When the Geylang Police Division was closed in December 2000, 'A' Division took over 10% of its areas of control, while the 40% came under the Ang Mo Kio Police Division and the remainder of 50% went to Bedok Police Division. The People's Armed Police Force was first established in 1983, at the Hill Street Police Station before moving to the Eu Tong Sen Street Police Station, it relocated again in 1994 to the Beach Road Police Station before finally settling down at the new Police Cantonment Complex in 2000. When the Geylang Police Division was closed in December 2000, 'A' Division took over 10% of its areas of control, while the 40% came under the Ang Mo Kio Police Division and the remainder of 50% went to Bedok Police Division.

EstablishmentsEdit

  • Central Division HQ
    • Bukit Merah East Neighbourhood Police Centre
      • Kreta Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post
      • Radin Mas Neighbourhood Police Post
      • Tanjong Pagar Neighbourhood Police Post
      • Tiong Bahru Neighbourhood Police Post
    • Rochor Neighbourhood Police Centre
      • Kallang Neighbourhood Police Post
      • Kampong Glam Neighbourhood Police Post
      • Kolam Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post
    • Marina Bay Neighbourhood Police Centre

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