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  1. Dearth of detectives risks a crime-solving problem

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and no one has spoken to me or most other frontline crime managers as far as I'm aware. It's a joke. How can they conduct a proper review without talking to the people who are directly ... is examining a number of areas related to the issue and any proposal that may help overcome barriers to the recruitment and retention of crime officers will be considered.' The statement added: ...

  2. HKU research helps put a face to suspects in crime-fighting

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scientists at the university believe they have a solution to this problem and expect their cutting-edge research to be a major boost for crime-fighting. The newly developed software detects ...

  3. Crime fight

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article 'Police anger as crime rate soars' (Sunday Morning Post, October 19). The figures were shocking and I am sure the problem is more serious than it looks. Many people, including myself who had a telephone stolen in a cinema, find it too troublesome to report such crimes. But the government needs to recognise that the crime issue is a serious ...

  4. Guangdong needs new tactics in war on crime

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The vicious and brazen nature of crimes in Guangdong reveals that officials' best efforts to crack down on criminals are failing. If public safety in the province is to be achieved, ... crime-fighting measures being taken by officials, criminals are becoming evermore ruthless. Authorities claim to be providing harmony and security for the people they govern. In June, they announced ...

  5. Record number of officers promoted to tackle crime and riots

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen The central government has promoted 28 armed police officers to the rank of major-general in a move observers believe could help combat rampant crime ... as saying. Hong Kong-based mainland observer Johnny Lau Yui-siu said the record number of promotions was designed to combat widespread crime in cities and the increasing number of riots ...

  6. Crime show host collars suspected pickpockets

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... The policewoman was at lunch when she witnessed gang members at work The host of crime-busting television show Police Report yesterday helped capture suspected members of a pickpocket gang after chasing down on foot a taxi thought to be involved in their scam. Senior Inspector Elaine Ma Yee-ling was going out for lunch with three constables in Wan Chai when she saw a taxi drive ...

  7. More patrols to reduce Guangzhou crime rate

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... commission, said that police work would this year focus on curbing violent crimes- including kidnappings and robberies- as well as organised crime and the illicit drug trade. 'We will raise the visibility of police, set up a crime alert system as quickly as possible, set up a pro-active police force and increase the rate of arrest at crime scenes,' he said. Mr Zhang said ...

  8. More police to tackle Shanghai crime wave

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo City to recruit a further 7,000 officers over the next five years Shanghai is planning to expand its police force over the next five years amid a growing crime wave and the phasing ... required because of a surge in crime linked to an influx of migrant labourers in suburban districts over the past few years. Expansion of the police force was also needed because community security ...

  9. Police chief regrets handling of protest

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. 'Police are fully aware of their responsibility to intervene whenever a crime occurs.' He said officers were under orders to maintain public order and safety. ...

  10. Colonial statutes that appear beyond reason

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Reading Hong Kong's statutes is like taking a trip down memory lane- to a time when the Union Jack flew above Government House and cucumber sandwiches were the order of the day at the China Club. One look at the section in the Crimes Ordinance on treason and you'll be singing God Save The Queen before you know it. Here it states that a person commits treason ...




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