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  1. Is severe punishment the best way to prevent crimes?

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie, Ronald Ling

    ... appears to be a more 'ideal' method to prevent crimes. It is moral, passive, and doesn't require locking people up in jail. But is it really the most effective way? I don't ... are often influenced by factors outside school or government; being well educated won't sway them. The only feasible way to prevent such people from committing crimes is by presenting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705254/severe-punishment-best-way-prevent-crimes
  2. Officers get guide on animal abuse cases

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Mr Tang said the working group was set up to review police investigation at the scene of animal abuse cases as well as to identify clearly the responsibilities ... to deal with evidence at the crime scene and in what situations they should refer the case to a crime investigation team. 'We have noticed the criticism suggesting our officers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625026/officers-get-guide-animal-abuse-cases
  3. Warning on pickpockets after 22pc surge in cases this year

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yui-luen, of the West Kowloon crime prevention office, said some victims reported their wallets might have been stolen by people behind them on escalators in malls and office buildings. Some victims ... and street scams. Chui said the crime prevention office had started a programme earlier this year to identify vacant ground-level shops that posed a risk of break-in to adjacent shops. Officers had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702098/warning-pickpockets-after-22pc-surge-cases-year
  4. Push to curb rise in shoplifting

    Posted Nov 11th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... up to 100 life-size cardboard cutouts of Kowloon East crime prevention officer Detective Chief Inspector Dennis Ko Shek-cheong will be placed in shopping malls and schools. The Kowloon East Regional Crime Prevention Unit recorded 1,096 cases of shoplifting in the first nine months of this year- a 20.6 per cent increase from the same period last year. Of 1,257 people arrested, 574 were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477693/push-curb-rise-shoplifting
  5. Police define new battlefront in identity fraud and phone scams

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Police have launched a campaign to cut rising rates of opportunity and deception crimes. Superintendent Mark Medwecki, head of the Crime Prevention Bureau, said greater ... and theft over the internet. The Crime Prevention Bureau is forming a new strategy to build community awareness, and recently unveiled a new logo to highlight its work, using the Chinese characters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625758/police-define-new-battlefront-identity-fraud-and-phone-scams
  6. Pickpocketing incidents surge 88 per cent this year

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... in Wan Chai and 143 in Yau Ma Tei. Senior Inspector Peggy Yip Ching-han, of the police Crime Prevention Bureau, said pickpockets were attracted to the busy districts' streets and shopping ... traveller' policy in July. Senior Inspector Yip said police had stepped up crime-prevention publicity during the festive season. She reminded the public to take proper care of their property. She ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/439469/pickpocketing-incidents-surge-88-cent-year
  7. Police will use technology to trap 'quick cash' rogues

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their crackdown as effective as possible. It has been established as a priority by Commissioner of Police Andy Tsang Wai-hung this year. Chief Inspector Dennis Luk Hoi-ho, regional crime prevention officer for Hong Kong Island, said police were stepping up patrols during the annual winter crime prevention operation until January 28. Police will use e-mails to alert security guards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988143/police-will-use-technology-trap-quick-cash-rogues
  8. Rising wave of break-ins worries Sai Kung police

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... up crime prevention posters inside estate agents but they won't do it,' he said. 'We've asked them to give out crime prevention literature to tenants but they have ... Thirty extra officers will be on patrol for the next week in a push to curb the crime wave, which is causing concern throughout the force. By the end of last week, there had been 119 burglaries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/459326/rising-wave-break-ins-worries-sai-kung-police
  9. Man held on suspicion of raping girl on 'dates'

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... continued to intimidate the victim and make unreasonable demands. 'Compensated dating is the same as prostitution,' said Chief Inspector Sandra Chui Yui-luen of the crime prevention unit. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703603/man-held-suspicion-raping-girl-dates
  10. Police warn of risk of break-ins during the holiday period

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cash and jewellery worth a total of HK$14,000. Chief Inspector Chui Yui-luen, the Kowloon West regional crime prevention officer, said the rising number of quick-cash crimes might be partly ... Joshua But Police have warned that the risk of break-ins is higher during holidays, after releasing statistics showing an increase in quick-cash crimes in the first 11 months of the year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664858/police-warn-risk-break-ins-during-holiday-period

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