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Auxiliary Police

Police assistants undermine system

A system of law and order relies first and foremost on the integrity of those responsible for maintaining it. When members of the public appointed to help the police commit crimes, the entire system is undermined.

Saturday, 19 November, 2011, 12:00am

Police assistants undermine system

A system of law and order relies first and foremost on the integrity of those responsible for maintaining it. When members of the public appointed to help the police commit crimes, the entire system is undermined. Sadly, that is what appears to have happened in a widely reported rape case in Shenzhen.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hong Kong police need not apologise for doing their job

My hat off to our Police Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung. Among our top government officials he quickly stands out in his very short tenure as one who knows exactly what he is doing and executes his clearly defined objectives with professionalism, guts and determination. He deserves public support, as our safety and law and order depend on him.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Security tighter ahead of Games

Guangzhou is stepping up security measures with the Asian Games, the most important international event in the city in the past six decades, just a week away.

From hotels and streets to alleyways in villages, over 830,000 Asian Games security volunteers and more than 7,000 auxiliary police are patrolling the city's 12 districts.

4 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Generation Y line up for auxiliary police training

Training with the city's Auxiliary Police Force offers young recruits many character-building skills such as crime prevention techniques, flying a helicopter and using a firearm.

And tying their shoelaces.

That's one of the many challenges, big and small, that officers dealing with a recent influx of new recruits in their 20s are charged with teaching.

22 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Town police storm party office in pay dispute

Dozens of police officers besieged the Communist Party headquarters in a town in Hunan province this week to demand higher pay and allowances, a human rights watchdog said yesterday. Such protests are almost unheard of on the mainland.

4 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Term extended for auxiliary commandant

Term extended for auxiliary commandant

6 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

On the PR beat

Police commissioner Tang King-shing has had a rocky start to his reign.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Long arm of the law reaches out

If you have a passion for law enforcement and want to serve the community, then the force is with you. The Hong Kong Police Force is on the lookout for bright individuals who want a challenging career in public service.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Sign up to be a police officer

Anyone with a Form Five education or above and a full-time job, or a full-time university student, can apply to join the auxiliary police force. Successful candidates have to complete 320 hours of training which involves the use of weapons and tactical manoeuvres. An auxiliary policeman is paid HK$57 an hour.

26 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Part-time cops

With a flexible schedule, many university students take up part-time jobs to earn some extra money and gain work experience.

While most work as tutors or exhibition helpers, Ingrid Lau Yuen-kwan's job involves the use of batons and guns - she is an auxiliary officer with the Hong Kong Police Force.

26 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

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