West Papuan Teens Won the National Police Chief’s Writing Contest

West Papuan Teens Won the National Police Chief's Writing Contest

Karel Dadimu, one of the West Papuan teens, managed to steal the attention of the National Police Chief, Police General Listyo Sigit Prabowo, because of the contents of the letter he wrote.

West Papuan Teens Won the National Police Chief's Writing Contest

Karel Dadimu, a Bright West Papuan Teen

Karel Dadimu is one of the West Papuan teens of Asmat Tribe who is in class XI IPS 1 of Yan Smith Catholic High School, Agats. He pours out his struggle to gain knowledge in education through a letter. The letter written for a competition for the National Police Chief.

In connection with Bhayangkara’s 76th anniversary, Karel Dadimu won 1st prize in a writing competition.

He detailed his grievances while attending a school. It required him to travel for nearly six hours from his village in the letter’s body contents. Because of the distance from home to school, Karel Dadimu settled in Agats, the capital of Asmat Regency.

“Mr. Chief of the National Police, I study in Agats City, the Asmat Capital City, and I have had to be separated from my parents since I studied in Agats,” 

Karel Dadimu remarked this during the event to present the competition winners honoring the National Police’s creation of changes to their footprint.

Aside from working to make a living, Karel Dadimu has to fulfill his student duties. Whatever work he will do, as long as he can stay in school to achieve his goals as a member of the Police.

‘Karel Dadimu’ Wins the National Police Chief Writing Competition

Karel Dadimu, one of the West Papuan teens, managed to steal the attention of the National Police Chief, Police General Listyo Sigit Prabowo, because of the contents of the letter he wrote.

The National Police Chief sent six pictures, a brief video, and a letter from a high school student. One of the West Papuan teens from Ocenep Village, Fayit District, Asmat Regency, Papua, wrote the letter. Karel Dadimu attends Yan Smith Agats Catholic High School in year XI or grade 2.

Karel Dadimu then went to the Asmat Police’s Bripka Wahab Abdi, Head of Public Relations. He deliver the letter he had prepared.

Furthermore, given that it was the final day for submissions for the “Letter Contest for the National Police Chief,” Brigadier Wahab, who received the letter, promptly registered him to be included in the competition.

Karel Bested Competitors of West Papuan Teens Throughout Indonesia

Several days later, the Asmat Police Public Relations Officer received notification that Karel Dadimu’s letter won the High School Police Chief Letter Writing Competition. This one of the West Papuan teens won the battle over other competitors throughout Indonesia.

“I’m happy. I never imagined I’d take first place. The police chief’s willingness to read my letter makes me happy. I wrote a letter to the National Police Chief because I want to be a police officer. The National Police Chief, thank you, Karel remarked.

Bripka Wahab Abdi joined Karel as he departed for Jakarta from Agats, the Asmat Regency’s capital. On Sunday, June 19, 2022, Bripka Wahab was replaced by Karel’s parents because they could not join him. 

On Wednesday at the National Police Headquarters, Karel won first place in a letter-writing contest for the National Police Chief.