About NPCC

Our Mission

To develop our members to be active citizens and community leaders, by working in partnership with the Singapore Police Force to fight crime and keep Singapore safe

Our Vision

To become the best youth organisation in Singapore, one that actively helps to make Singapore the safest place in the world

Our Pledge

We, the members of the
National Police Cadet Corps,
Do here and now solemnly
And sincerely pledge that:

We will always bear true faith
And allegiance to the President
And our Republic of Singapore;

We will always be loyal
And true to our country,
Our people and the government;

We will always be prepared
To serve our country
And the community;

We will always preserve the peace
And uphold the law.

    Our NPCC Song - NPCC March

    We will be faithful and always steadfast
    Loyalty and service that's our aim
    To serve with pride, ever looking forward
    Marching onward all the time

    NPCC! Let's join hands
    Uphold the law preserve the peace
    NPCC! Let's join hands
    Marching onward all the time

    Between all races, there is no barrier
    In NPCC we all join hands
    To stand by Singapore in her endeavours
    Serving our land all the time

    NPCC! Let's join hands
    Uphold the law preserve the peace
    NPCC! Let's join hands
    Marching onward all the time

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    The annual recruitment for Secondary One students takes place at the beginning of each year in secondary schools with NPCC Units. By mid-March, the recruitment of Secondary One cadets would be completed. The Officer-in-Charge of NPCC Units in secondary schools would adhere to the following Action Phases with regards to the enrolment of Secondary One cadets:



    Time Frame


    Submission of nominations of Sec 1 cadets by Officers-in-Charge of Units to NPCC HQ.

    by March

    Processing of Nominations / Issue of Registration Numbers of Sec 1 cadets

    by April

    Swearing-In of Sec 1 cadets by Assistant Commandants (Area)

    by May

    NPCC Volunteers: Cadet Inspectors and Honorary Officers

    The National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) is a youth uniformed group in Singapore. Established in 1959, the NPCC is supported by the Ministry of Education and the Singapore Police Force. Cadet Inspectors (CI) and Honorary Officers (HO) are appointed through the Home Team Corps Act. They are part of the National Police Cadet Corp (NPCC) volunteer scheme.

    Cadet Inspector

    The Cadet Inspectors' Basic Training Course is conducted twice a year (June and December). Cadets apply for the course through their Officer-in-Charge of NPCC Unit. Cadets who meet the following requirements are eligible to apply:

    1. Cadets who have graduated from their secondary school and been admitted to a Post-Secondary Educational Institution.

    2. Hold a minimum rank of Staff Sergeant.

    3. Must be physically fit (required to pass the medical examination).

    4. Possess ALL the following badges:
      • 2nd Class Drill
      • Campcraft
      • Adventure Training
      • Police Knowledge
      • Total Defence

    5. Possess at least one of the following badges:
      • Marksmanship
      • Community Safety and Security
      • Swimming
      • Kayaking
    Honorary Officer & Honorary Instructor

    An applicant for the appointment of Honorary Officer / Honorary Instructor must fulfill the following criteria:

    1. be a Singapore citizen or a Permanent Resident
    2. has no criminal record
    3. be above the age of 22 years
    4. completed NS liabilities (for male)
    An applicant must be recommended by the OC Unit (NPCC) or Staff Officer (NPCC HQ). The OC Unit or the Staff Officer (NPCC HQ) must be able to ensure that the HO or HI has a role to play at the unit or HQ. Before any applicant is approved, a place of attachment must be identified.

    An exception is made for applicants from NTU and NUS who join through the open units. They would be appointed as HOs after the successful completion of the Officer Basic Training Course and Head HR, NPCC HQ, would decide their postings.