And so, Ace came home from school with a flyer for a certain Home Team Festival... I did not really know what it was.. I assumed it is some sort of exhibition like the one we attended for SAFRA 50.. only this is for the mata. And since policemen are involved... there will be certain to be lots of guns and stuff like that...
So I thought he will likely enjoy it very much just like how he enjoyed the SAF 50 and army exhibition thingy we attended the last time.
Since he did not have tuition, I thought will be good to go before the weekend starts cos it will surely be crowded during the weekends and I am glad we made that decision.
Too bad though that I thought we will only need like two hours there and only reached near 5pm. Should have gotten there earlier cos there was so much to do lor!:)
First place we went to is the Coast Guard area where we interviewed the policemen there...
Ace got to try to put on this 7kg bullet proof vest. THis is used by the ELITE Coast Guards everytime they go onto the ship lor.. and this is just the vest.. havent put in all their barang barang yet.
I told the gor gor that Ace's ambition is to become an inspector in CID or forensics officer and the gor gor told Ace that if he wants to become an officer, he should work hard and make sure he goes to university.. so that when he joins the force, he will be sent for two years to be an investigating officer (IO). He added that he is not a uni graduate so it takes a longer time for him to get promoted and encouraged Ace to go for a university education again.
And then another gor gor came and told Ace that he will not only have to study hard, he has to listen to his parents and know that his parents love him and will always tell him the truth.. and he should trust them no matter wat:) wahahahaha... I swear I did not pay the policeman and bribe him to say tat lor!
I told Ace afterwards that his good friend, Kerr Gor Gor who is also a policeman is a Masters Degree Holder in accountancy lor... that is why he has high rank now... and Ace was super impressed:)
As it turned out.. the next area we visited was about Forensics!
So we pieced together that there was a fire.. and they were making drugs.. There were also some passports...
In the next room, they explained alot of things about how to test for drugs (they use a machine tat can instantly tell you wat content is inside any powder you find), how to test for blood, how to prevent fire, etc etc etc... They also taught us how to see if a passport is fake and wat are the things most countries do to ensure that their passports will be difficult to duplicate.
I learnt tat if a piece of evidence is organic and they needed its DNA, they will put it in a paper bag instead of a plastic bag. So interesting..
They gave us a print and made us guess which finger print it belonged to and I got it wrong and Ace got it right again. I think it is in his blood to become a policeman!
Ace was so happy to get another kendama when we left the room!:)
But to make sure more will be dead or injured, they will put in LOTS OF NAILS inside so that when it explodes, all these nails will fly all over the place and kill or maim others!
I dun have pictures of this next but we went into a booth where we are led to a room and have a few minutes to search for drugs like the CNB officers. We both found a packet of drugs each and my son was amazing! He actually took the effort to ask about the various types of drugs when we were queuing to go in and so when asked, he actually can name EVERY SINGLE KIND OF DRUG! The policeman gor gor was so impressed that he asked Ace to go sign up to be CNB officer immediately! Hahahaha..
Ace was lucky cos when the pple behind him started to crawl, there was smoke lor.. when he crawled through, there was nothing at all! hahahaha..
Then we saw this place where you can try our hand out at becoming a CRIMEWATCH presenter and since Ace is such a FAN of CRIMEWATCH, of course he gave it a try!:)
I asked the gor gor to please play the video so that I can record it:
How did he fare? :)
Ace's favorite section is this section where he can hold andpose with many different guns:)
Ace said he wanted to try the earthquake game so we waited for him and camwhore a little:)
I already experienced earthquake before when I was in dubai!:)
When other children tried, the gor gor helped lor.. dunno is it cos Ace is tall and looks strong issit.. gor gor never help and let Ace do all the hard work:) hahahhaha...
While searching for them, came across these old school policecar and fire engine.. so cool!
Since we so got round shit and meet there... when it was time to go home, we decide to dinner together lah:)
Told Ah Yee to bring Cay as he also aspires to be policeman. Alas when they went the next day on Saturday, it was too crowded to enjoy much liao...
I wonder if the exhibition really inspired Ace to become a policeman when he grows up:)
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