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Day of Pride for Amose Mammen,Francis Pereira

Published: 15th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2014 05:13 AM   |  A+A-

POLICE

KOCHI: Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) of District Crime Records Bureau (DCRB) Amose Mammen  and the sub-inspector of Cyber Cell, Kochi, Francis Pereira, have been selected for the prestigious President’s police medals for their distinguished service on the occasion of Independence Day.

Amose Mammen, 50,joined the service in 1988 as an assistant sub-inspector of police. After completing  training at the Police Training College, Thiruvananthapuram, he served as sub-inspector in Kottayam, Ernakulam rural and Kochi city. He had received the Chief Minister’s police medal in 2000. After getting promotion, he served as Circle Inspector and DySP at various police districts. He is also the recipient of 13 citations, three cash awards and 148 good service entries.

Francis Pereira, 55, joined the service as a police constable in 1985. He became the sub-inspector of police cyber cell of Kochi in 2008. In the 29 years of service, he has been the recipient of 18 cash awards, a Chief Minister’s medal, a commendation, an appreciation and 41 good service entries.

Elated Amose Mammen and Francis Pereira shared their experiences with ‘Express’. Expressing his gratitude to the department, Amose Mammen said that it was the ‘teamwork’ that helped him get the award. For him it was the hard work and dedication in the eventful 26 years of service that resulted in the recognition. Francis Pereira said that he has changed the perspective of Cyber Cell activities in Kochi. “As the city which has been most vulnerable to cyber cases, I have been successful in curbing such cases to an extent,” he said. He had conducted umpteen awareness classes to school and college students for enlightening them. “It was the restless work and my contribution to cyber-related activities with other departments in the police that helped me win the medal,” he said. He also thanked the entire department.

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