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  1. Unrestrained suspect

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their criminal transport security procedures to avoid any possible risk to the public. P. A. HAY, West Kowloon ... I was disturbed to see in the South China Morning Post of December 27 the photograph of the 'ruthless and violent' criminal Kwai Ping-hung being escorted to court totally ...

  2. New 999 procedures will help save lives

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The ambitious response targets that fire chiefs have set for ambulance services have become increasingly hard for medics to meet. That is not their fault. The services are being stretched to the limit, with the number of emergency calls- whether critical ...

  3. Police tighten controls on officers' search procedure

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee The police force is taking tougher action against officers who fail to follow official procedures when searching premises without a warrant, a senior officer said yesterday. In an earlier meeting, the chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council, Robert Tang Ching, expressed concern that 10 officers had been accused of not following the rules in the past year. ...

  4. Driving criminals up the wall is more rewarding than chaffeuring a family around

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Is there a post-retirement career after a lifetime of fighting vice and crime for a police officer? Sad to say, most don't get lucrative contracts in the private sector, unlike many former commissioners. In fact, if a classified job ad ( ...

  5. Hero or criminal

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Heather Pickerell

    ... Heather Pickerell, German Swiss International School WikiLeaks. The word is tainted with an air of danger. The website has recently reached a new level of notoriety after it published in July the Afghan 'War Diary'- more than 92,000 documents re ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Security caught off guard at the Tower as thief makes off with the keys

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... realising that he had stolen a set of its keys. The locks have since been changed. It is certainly not how they used to treat criminals at the Tower of London, where grisly executions have made ... immediately changed. "We have carried out an internal investigation and have concluded that our well-established security systems and procedures are robust. However, on this occasion, ...

  7. Beijing must not bungle law reform

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei The varied reactions to amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) wheeled out last week highlight a growing dilemma for those who care about the mainland legal system. ... and abuse of power by police have weakened the public's trust in the country's criminal justice system. Meanwhile illegal detentions of dissidents accused of endangering state security ...

  8. Hypocrites on both sides of Assange case

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... must be transparent, but Wikileaks can use its secrecy to hide from accountability. Now that Assange has subjected himself to the procedures of the law regarding extradition ... judicial procedures. Like any other individual he should be accorded the same civil rights, which means the right to be deemed innocent before proven guilty and the right to be judged on evidence ...

  9. Why duck the legislative process?

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... has only caused further confusion, and raised more questions. Most people can accept that covert surveillance is a necessary evil in criminal investigations, especially corruption cases, but it has to be strictly regulated. This is the spirit of Article 30 of the Basic Law which requires compliance with 'legal procedures'. However, since colonial times, in the absence ...

  10. Lawmakers review new laws to curb police powers

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to hold juveniles, people over 70, pregnant women or mothers of children younger than one. The proposal also slashes the maximum interrogation period by two-thirds to 12 hours. Criminal procedural ... confiscated goods and detaining prisoners beyond specified times. Officers found breaking the rules would be subject to administrative or criminal penalties, would have to apologise to victims ...




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