Koror State Government’s Department of Conservation and Law Enforcement (DCLE) held its first quarterly inspection under the new 12th Koror State Government yesterday, an event witnessed by its new Governor Eyos Rudimch, new Ibedul Alexander Merep, new Speaker Milan Isaack, members of the HOTL as well as members of the 12th Legislature. Vice President and Minister of Justice Uduch Sengebau-Senior was the guest speaker.
The 85-member strong team, the Koror State Department of Conservation and Law Enforcement showcased the pride in their work as law enforcement officers of Koror State. Their efforts were recognized and specific individuals that went far and above their call of duty, to excel were recognized and rewarded.
DCLE Director Jennifer Olgeriil reported that during the period, 30 of the 85 DCLE officers contracted COVID-19 and they all recovered.
Despite the COVID challenges, the DCLE had continued skills and capacity upgrades for their officers some getting training on unexploded ordinances from JMAS, some trained on CPR and other safety procedures, and some on conservation research.
Furthermore, they assisted with several national activities, the largest of which was the Our Ocean Conference where Koror State Rangers helped with traffic and security.
Vice President and Minister of Justice Uduch Sengebau-Senior commended the Koror State Rangers and Conservation Officers for their role in protecting Koror State assets and its people, rain or shine. She also recognized their partnership with national law enforcement and commits to strengthening that relationship.
Furthermore, she said that the KSG DCLE officers embody the Presidential Proclamation issued by President Whipps recognizing the role of law enforcement in “Ensuring our Security and Safety”.
“I am happy to be here..kemiu a mengeluolu e mesebechakl a dikesiu a rechad ra beluu er Oreor el ngii a dekesel ra irechar el mei.’ added VP Sengebau-Senior.