Hong Kong police’s negotiation cadre strives to save people from the brink of suicide. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong police’s negotiation cadre strives to save people from the brink of suicide. Photo: Shutterstock

Heart, skill and wits: Hong Kong police officer learns what it takes to defuse a crisis, prevent a suicide

  • Persuading suicidal people not to jump all in a day’s work for veteran negotiator Gilbert Wong
  • Police negotiation team, started after 1974 bank hostage drama, deals with family disputes, terrorism

Topic |   Hong Kong police
Hong Kong police’s negotiation cadre strives to save people from the brink of suicide. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong police’s negotiation cadre strives to save people from the brink of suicide. Photo: Shutterstock
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