• Short Summary

    SIERRA LEONE'S POLICE FORCE HAS BEEN EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL NEW UNIFORM, WHICH MADE ITS FIRST APPEARANCE AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY IN THE CAPITAL OF FREETOWN RECENTLY.

  • Description

    SIERRA LEONE'S POLICE FORCE HAS BEEN EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL NEW UNIFORM, WHICH MADE ITS FIRST APPEARANCE AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY IN THE CAPITAL OF FREETOWN RECENTLY. THE LAUNCHING CEREMONY WAS ATTENDED BY THE PRIME MINISTER, DR. SIAKA STEVENS.

    THE NEW UNIFORMS MADE THEIR APPEARANCE AT A MARCHING-OUT PARADE AT THE KING TOM PALACE BARRACKS. WITH PRIME MINISTER DR. STEVENS ON THE OFFICIAL DAIS WERE THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, MR. MALCOLM PARKER AND THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER MR. JENKINS SMITH.

    AMONG THE GUESTS WERE THE POLICE MEDICAL OFFICER, DOCTOR WILSON, AND THE REV. E.T. FEWRY.

    THE PRIME MINISTER PRESENTED THE BATON OF HONOUR TO THE BEST POLICE RECRUIT, CONSTABLE K. BANGURA.

    THEN THE NEW UNIFORMS, WHICH WERE MADE DIN SENEGAL WERE LAUNCHED AT A SPECTACULAR MARCH-PAST.

    THE NEW DRESS COMPRISES LIGHT GREEN SUITS AND BLACK CAPS AS REGULAR DRESS FOR CONSTABLES, AND BROWN SUITS FOR SENIOR OFFICERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB6HKUQ1DON25LZ246M73ZS4FR
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6HKUQ1DON25LZ246M73ZS4FR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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