Published: 25 April 2018
Today (16th March 2018), the Department of Probation (DOP) has organised the V.P.O’s Capacity-Building for Community-based Treatment of Offenders which aims to enhance V.P.O’s capacity and capability as well as knowledge pursuant to Probation Act B.E. 2559. This event was chaired by Mr. Prasarn Mahaleetrakul, the Director General of the Department of Probation at the Miracle Grand Convention Hotel, Bangkok. In the afternoon, the V.P.O. Appreciation Ceremony on the occasion of V.P.O. Day, presided by ACM Prajin Juntong – the Deputy Prime Minister cum Minister of Justice, was held. 103 V.P.Os were decorated with The Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn and 226 V.P.Os received Recognition for 25 Year of Service. The Royal Decorations and Recognitions aims to demonstrate appreciation for the consistent contribution VPOs provided in support of community-based treatment of offenders.