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Retiring police officers to leave over 6,000 posts vacant

Aug 16. 2019
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By Jessada Chantharak
The Nation

The Royal Thai Police (RTP) revealed on August 16 that many senior positions in the police bureau will be vacant as 6,293 officers will be retiring from the force on September 30.

Among those retiring are the three deputy National Police commissioners, namely Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan, Pol General Rungroj Saengkram and Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul, as well as RTP deputy inspector general Pol Lt-General Tawitchai Palasak. 

Also retiring are 13 police commissioners, including Provincial Police Region 2 Commissioner Pol Lt-General Jitti Rodbangyang, Tourist Police chief Pol Lt-General Thirapol Kuptanon, Office of Forensic Science chief Pol Lt-General Panomporn Itthiprasert and Metropolitan Police Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sutthipong Wongpin. 

In addition, 34 deputy commissioners and 47 police commanders will also be retiring on September 30.

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