He keeps Singapore safe and sound and snuff out even the earliest signs of danger. Meet one of the unsung superheroes who keeps your mind at ease.
By Farhan Shah
Most children dream of becoming a fireman, a policeman and for many, a superhero character when they grow up. Yet, the whimsical musings of youth slowly transform into the grounded reality of life, and many a potential superhero has since gone into the corporate world. However, Acting Inspector (A/Insp) Sam Tan Sze Meng never received that memo.
As a child, A/Insp Tan was always fascinated by the sights and sounds of the Police. “The sound of the (Police) boots always attracted my attention. I also thought the uniform looked smart,” the officer relates.