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Qiao Zhibing(C) receives flowers from a colleague in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

January 10, 2021 marks China's first Chinese People's Police Day, but for Qiao Zhibing, a 59-year-old policeman from Jiangxi Street Police Station of Wuhou District Branch of Chengdu Public Security Bureau, it will be his "last police day" as he will retire at the age of 60 in June this year.


CHENGDU, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- As the Chinese People's Police Day approaches, colleagues from the police station held a small farewell forum for him to thank him for his hard work for public security over the past decades.

Qiao Zhibing was among the first batch of people's police recruited by Chengdu since China's reform and opening up. In his 38-year-career, he has been engaged in many posts including household registration police, public security police, back office police and community police. He was unfortunately involved in a car accident when he was on a shift mission, resulting in fracture of the femoral neck of the right leg hip joint and patellar resection of the knee joint.

Dragging his limp legs, Qiao takes Yang Duo, a young policeman who is about to succeed him, to learn about the situation in the area under their jurisdiction and bid farewell to the residents he has helped in the past decades.

"If I were 22 years old again, I would still choose to be a people's policeman!" Qiao Zhibing said.

Qiao Zhibing checks his cellphone at a residential area in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing(2nd R) and Yang Duo(1st R) communicate with the people who are responsible for security and protection in Kaidi property services company in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing patrols at a residential area in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing receives a call from a resident in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing gets dressed at Jiangxi Street Police Station of Wuhou District Branch of Chengdu Public Security Bureau in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing records what residents have reported on a notebook at Jiangxi Street Police Station of Wuhou District Branch of Chengdu Public Security Bureau in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing is on duty during a meeting of the members of Communist Party of China in Jinli Community in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing(R) and Yang Duo patrol at a residential area in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing(R) speaks during the forum to celebrate China's first Chinese People's Police Day at Jiangxi Street Police Station of Wuhou District Branch of Chengdu Public Security Bureau in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Photo taken on Jan. 8, 2021 shows Qiao Zhibing unable to bend his right knee after the patellar resection of the right knee joint. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing(R) holds a child at a residential area in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Colleagues present a cake to Qiao Zhibing (front, L) in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Qiao Zhibing receives COVID-19 vaccination at Shuangnan community health service center in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)

Combo photo shows copied file photo (top) of Qiao Zhibing(back, C) and his colleagues in 1989 and Qiao Zhibing (3rd R) posing for a photo with his colleagues in front of the Jiangxi Street Police Station in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)■

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