The Police Licensing and Regulatory Department (PLRD), together with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), had conducted the Security Agencies Grading Exercise (SAGE) from June to December 2019. 235 security agencies had participated in this annual exercise, which aims to differentiate agencies that invest in training and technology, have systematic processes, and adopt good employment practices.

For SAGE 2019, PLRD had worked with the security industry stakeholders to co-create the assessment criteria with a focus on the following key thrusts:

a. greater emphasis on systems and technology;

b. shift from output to outcome-based criteria; and

c. adoption of technology to enable job re-design for higher productivity.

A grade is awarded to each security agency at the end of the assessment. The breakdown of grades awarded for SAGE 2019 is as follow:

from 16 December 2019. grades will be valid from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020. The detailed results will be accessible online at

Source: Singapore Police Force