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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. Spy cameras useful, but not the answer to crime

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a serious crime; raining a harmful substance on people with the intention of causing injury considerably raises the gravity of the offence. No effort can be spared in arresting the perpetrator. One ... went into operation. There are many such devices throughout our city to help prevent crime. Their presence can help dissuade criminals but, for the person hurling acid-filled bottles from ...

  4. Crime figures reflect pressures on families

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The latest crime statistics show that for a busy, crowded city, Hong Kong remains a relatively safe place in which to live and raise a family. But big increases in cases of domestic ... by police and social workers, then changed community attitudes have forced a sensitive social question into the open. Director of Crime and Security John Lee Ka-chiu points out that family violence ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Extra police for crime-hit Guangzhou

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with an extra 2,000 officers this year. Other measures to curb the crime wave include setting up a 6,500-strong civilian security corps and assigning managers at rental housing complexes to monitor transient tenants, according to a Guangzhou Daily report. The police decision to boost its 25,000-strong force followed widespread media coverage of a worsening crime situation in Guangzhou ...

  7. Tenacious crime-fighter flexes strong arm of the law

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Huang Rui Special duties constable Ho Kit-ying did not imagine she would be thrust onto the frontline in the fight against crime when she joined the police force. But the 30-year-old who has worked out of Cheung Sha Wan Police Station for 10 years now says she will be a crime-fighter for the rest of her career. She was born into a police family, although her father left ...

  8. Gang's crimes well documented

    Posted Dec 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... security officers to help track them down. Organised Crime and Triad Bureau head Chief Superintendent Fung Kin-man said the arrests meant the gang's 30-year criminal career should ...

  9. Crime-fighter's farewell

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Policemen and women increasingly do only constabulary duties. They're out on the streets protecting the public and preventing crime. Mr Lee and other commanders talk constantly to junior ...

  10. 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 ...




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