Banglamung names new police chief


Banglamung police officers lined up to offer a welcome to their new chief, Pol. Col. Jaktip Parapunkul.

Anan Puakwattana, lead inspector in the district’s police administration department, led the May 19 greeting for the new superintendent.

Jaktip thanked Anan and the other officers, telling them his door would always be open. He added that he did his homework before coming to the Banglamung station, realizing the area has many problems to solve.

Banglamung’s new police chief, Pol. Col. Jaktip Parapunkul.

Flooding, not crime, appeared to be his immediate concern given the start of the rainy season is approaching.

He added he would have a meeting soon with all the inspectors to review the various crime-related issues. He also expects to lay out his policies to the entire force within a week.