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  1. Journalists, police spar over crime publicity

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The police are patting themselves on the back for doing more to inform the public about crime- but news organisations say too much is still being held back. Under pressure to be more open after being accused of withholding details of serial sex attacks, the force said it had handed out an average of 270 crime news items to the media every day since ...

  2. What's Next?/Crime Scene!

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai What's Next?/Crime Scene! City Contemporary Dance Company, HK Cultural Centre Studio Theatre Reviewed: Apr 17 This double bill is a particularly fitting programme ... musicality. Comic and playful, Pong's Crime Scene! evokes the Cantonese detective films of the 1960s through costumes, situations and a terrific selection of music. Much of the choreography ...

  3. Koo cops role in new crime thriller

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Louis Koo Tin-lok surprised the media this week when he turned up at a press conference with a full beard to promote his role in the film Overheard. The new crime thriller, which began production this week, will star Koo (right) as one of three policemen (the others are played by Daniel Wu Yin-cho and Sean Lau Ching-wan) from a special Criminal Intelligence Bureau task ...

  4. Fight against crime

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kwan-chun, a 17-year-old Form Six student who helped arrest a bicycle thief, was among 41 citizen crime fighters- 37 men and four women- who received awards at a police ceremony yesterday. Acting Commissioner of Police Fung Siu-yuen commended the awardees for their vigilance and bravery when making the presentations at Metropolis Mall in Hung Hom. Choi Fu-cheung received ...

  5. When crime hits below the poverty line

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... penniless. This desperate and heart-wrenching kind of criminality is described in the United States as poor-on-poor crime, which attracts no more than modest police attention and is barely reported ... jail sentences rather than face the dangers of disclosure. There is a pattern here of using working-class thugs to carry out crimes for rich people who remain protected by a barrier of fear ...

  6. Budget cuts blamed for lower rate of crime solving

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies, citing how the crime-solving rate has plummeted 11 per cent in 10 years. Tony Liu Kit-ming, chairman of the Local Inspectors' Association, said the drop in the detection rate to 39.2 per cent last year, from 50.2 per cent in 1994, was largely due to budget reductions for the police force. The crime detection rate was revealed on Thursday when Police ...

  7. Crime

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hotel officer jailed for bribery A former purchasing officer at Langham Hotel has been jailed for 10 months for accepting bribes from a frozen meat supplier, Lau Chor-lam, over a period of five years. He accepted the bribes in return for more orders. Wong ...

  8. More police to combat hi-tech criminals

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Extra officers are to be drafted in to fight a rising tide of online crime as police prepare to open a cybersecurity centre by the end of the year. Police recorded 1,299 technology-related crimes in the first half of this year, a 41 per cent rise year-on-year. Victims lost HK$64 million- up from HK$4 million. Commercial e-mail scams ...

  9. Students 'audition' for local CSI

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet John Cheng Up to 100 aspiring forensic scientists helped to solve 'murders' at two, three-day workshops last week. The secondary school students wore crime ... and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups courses. Kristy Wong Ho-lam, of Good Hope School, said she had to be careful not to contaminate the crime scene while collecting fingerprints. Lam Hon-wah, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Fake liquor seized from Tsim Sha Tsui pub as triad scam busted

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... labelled with popular brands" that would sell for more than HK$300 per bottle, he said. Superintendent Lau Shu-sing of the organised crime and triad bureau said the scam was used to guarantee ... codenamed "Landchaser". The other gang is the Wo Shing Wo, members of whom are active in Tsim Sha Tsui and Tsuen Wan. Chief Superintendent Kwok Ho-fai, head of the organised crime ...




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