- The SAPS has honoured a female pilot for her dedication
- She joined the police service in 2008 and has been climbing up the ranks through hard work
- Her commitment to the service was acknowledged by the minister of police
The SAPS has honoured a female pilot stationed in Polokwane. She has been praised for her passion for her work, which has a great impact on her colleagues. The warrant officer also serves as a motivational speaker and a career guidance agent, informing school learners from various schools about the SAPS and the Aviation Industry.
Warrant Officer TF Mamogalo was honoured by Police Minister Bheki Cele recently. The young woman is currently stationed at the Polokwane Airwing Division: Operational Response Services as a helicopter pilot.
Mamogalo joined the South African Police Service in 2008 and was appointed as a Senior Administration Clerk at the Wonderboom Airwing. She worked as an air hostess for almost six years. In early 2014, she was appointed to the rank of sergeant and continued to serve as an air hostess until later that year.
She applied to be trained as a pilot with the National Airways Cooperation in Germiston. After successfully qualifying as a commercial helicopter pilot on 3 December, 2015, she was appointed to the rank of oarrant Officer.
Her passion for her work has been described as adding value to the unit. She also serves as a health and safety representative in charge of ensuring health and safety in her workplace.
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