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  1. Remand prisoner found hanged in cell

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... Centre. An inquest is to be held by the Coroner's Court. Chan was remanded in the Correctional Services Department's custody on October 17, 2000. He had been charged with murder ...

  2. Son charged with murder

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... The eldest son of a paralysed man whose body was fished out of Victoria Harbour tied to a wheelchair was charged with murder last night. The 46-year-old former Correctional Services Department chef, whom police did not name, will face one count of murder in Eastern Court tomorrow. The body of his father, Yam Wong, 84, was found floating off Tsim Sha Tsui East on Thursday. ...

  3. Sex offenders could be forced to have counselling

    Posted Nov 11th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... a judge can only recommend a sex offender undergo voluntary rehabilitation while in prison. Programmes run by the Correctional Services Department last up to six months, depending on how great ... Supervision orders provide for counselling sessions and unannounced visits by Correctional Services Department officers. Andrew Powner, another subcommittee member and a solicitor, said ...

  4. Legco to check on death prison

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Legislators will visit the Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre to check on improvements pledged following the death of an inmate three years ago. The Correctional Services Department ... had been reused. An inquest jury returned an open verdict. But Cheung's family believe he was sedated. The Correctional Services Department said there was no such record of injection. ...

  5. Sniffing out a friend

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Micky, a drug detector dog for customs, charms a mother and her daughter at the Discovery Park Shopping Centre in Tsuen Wan yesterday during the Outstanding Dogs of Hong Kong Awards. Eight dogs- three from the Hong Kong Police, one from the Customs Department, one from the Correctional Services Department, two from Doctor Pet and a pet dog- received honorary awards ...

  6. Friends on the outside

    Posted Jul 14th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Prisoners' Friends' Association (PFA) began in 1982 at the suggestion of the Commissioner of the Correctional Services Department. It was founded to recruit volunteers to visit prisoners who did not receive any visitors. It was then discovered that some inmates had not had a visitor for more than 10 years. In 1995, it received government recognition ...

  7. CSD officer accused of taking porn into prison

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang An acting principal officer of the Correctional Services Department has been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for taking a USB memory stick containing ... for personal use. A spokeswoman for the Correctional Services Department said that officers were only allowed to bring authorised articles into the prison. According to the Prison Ordinance, any person ...

  8. Canto-pop star jams with jailhouse rockers

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the prison. Inmate Andrew Lee, who received life sentences in 1990, said he thought the rehabilitation system was a gift that broke up his monotonous life. He said Correctional Services started ... of a TV series about rehabilitation services. Commissioner of Correctional Services Kelvin Pang Sung-yuen said he was planning to recruit 47 staff to ease pressure of wardens. ...

  9. Third of wardens, paramedics depressed

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of their heavy workload, which leaves them with no proper meal or toilet time, a survey has found. Twenty-one per cent of ambulance officers polled and 17 per cent of correctional services officers have had suicidal thoughts. Thirty-seven per cent of ambulancemen and 33 per cent of correctional services officers say they are mildly or seriously depressed. The survey, conducted by the Fire ...

  10. Bars go out the window to stop prison suicides

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... recommendations after five jail suicides in eight months- four of them at Stanley. Correctional Services Commissioner Sin Yat-kin said yesterday the department was studying the recommendations, which ... themselves, some used the whole sheet,' he said. Some suicidal inmates also used shirts or trousers, he said. The chairman of the Correctional Services Officers' Association, Chiu Chi-keung, ...




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