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IU Promoted To Senior Officer For Her Work With South Korean Police In Anti-Bullying Campaign

By Sarah Lee | November 11, 2014 07:39 AM EST

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Congratulations to IU! On November 6, the South Korean pop star was promoted from an honorary policewoman to a senior police officer and even underwent an official honorary corporate ceremony.

Since February 2013, IU has worked as a member of the South Korean police force as an ambassador for the country's anti-bullying initiative. During her time as an ambassador she developed and initiated numerous events and campaigns to prevent and reduce bullying in schools. She even publicized the 117 call celnter for victims of bullying crimes.

Life safety commissioner, Seo Bum Soo, spoke fondly of IU and her hard work at the promotion ceremony. "If she gets promoted at least once a year, she will soon be the chief executive," he said in reference to the singer's hard work and devotion to the matter. "One word from IU impacts Korean teenagers a lot more than sermons from the police officers." 

For the next two years IU will hold the title of senior police officer.

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