Police on patrol in Hong Kong are being joined by detectives under new arrangements that seek to tackle rising burglary rates and protect officers. Photo: May Tse Police on patrol in Hong Kong are being joined by detectives under new arrangements that seek to tackle rising burglary rates and protect officers. Photo: May Tse
Police on patrol in Hong Kong are being joined by detectives under new arrangements that seek to tackle rising burglary rates and protect officers. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong police send out detectives for patrols as anti-government protests lead to crime surge

  • CID officers join beat colleagues on the streets to tackle rise in reported burglaries and robberies during the civil unrest
  • Senior officer says police need a ‘better patrol plan’ with resources stretched

Topic |   Hong Kong police
Police on patrol in Hong Kong are being joined by detectives under new arrangements that seek to tackle rising burglary rates and protect officers. Photo: May Tse Police on patrol in Hong Kong are being joined by detectives under new arrangements that seek to tackle rising burglary rates and protect officers. Photo: May Tse
Police on patrol in Hong Kong are being joined by detectives under new arrangements that seek to tackle rising burglary rates and protect officers. Photo: May Tse
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