Cambodian police ranks and insignia

Philip J Coggan

Screen Shot 2015-04-13 at 7.28.56 PMA website called has this field guide to Cambodian police ranks and insignia. Reading from top left and lowest to highest:

staff sergeant – first sergeant – sergeant-major (kiss me goodnight) 

warrant officer – chief warrant officer.

Screen Shot 2015-04-13 at 7.29.13 PM1st lieutenant – 2nd lieutenant – captain

major – lieutenant-colonel – colonel

Screen Shot 2015-04-13 at 7.29.19 PMbrigadier-general – major-general – lieutenant-general – general

I’ve been told that the rank of police captain doesn’t carry a lot of clout – “a captain sleeps on his motorbike.” I’m still trying to find out what responsibilities the various higher ranks would carry – what rank, for instance, would the head of police at khan level carry?

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