Of Indian origin Mandeep Kaur With his work New zealand I have illuminated the name of the country. She is the first Indian-origin woman to reach the rank of Senior Sergeant in the New Zealand Police. In March 2021, he was promoted to the rank of Senior Sergeant by wearing a badge by Police Commissioner Andrea Coster at a ceremony in Wellington. Now with the increased status, he has been transferred to the Police Headquarters in the capital, Wellington.
Joined the New Zealand Police in 2004
Mandeep’s police career began in 2004, 17 years ago. He has never looked back since then. That is why today he remains an inspiration to many Indians. People today see her as a role model. Before being promoted to the rank of Sergeant, Mandeep Kaur served at the post of an Ethnic People’s Community Relations Officer at Henderson Police Station in Waitemata.
New Zealand arrived as a migrant
Mandeep arrived in New Zealand from Punjab as a migrant. He had dreams of becoming a police officer since childhood. However, he had to break a lot of social bonds for this. She belongs to a conservative family, so her journey faced a lot of problems. Mandeep also spent some time in Australia before moving to New Zealand.
Also worked as a taxi driver
Mandeep, who arrived in New Zealand at the age of 26, also had to work for some time as a taxi driver. But, shortly afterwards she joined the New Zealand Police. Since which he has mastered work in road policing, family violence, assistant in investigation, Neighborhood policing and community policing in a very short span of time.
Reached this stage after facing many challenges
As a community relations officer, Mandeep has participated in many events and community meetings over the past decade. He has dealt with many family violence cases well and provided ethnic and cultural advice to families and individuals. In his New Zealand police profile, he has written about his journey to become a police officer after facing many personal and cultural barriers.