The city’s Correctional Services Department is looking to ramp up hiring on the back of more officers leaving the service. Photo: Nora Tam

Desperately seeking: 400 new officers needed this year for Hong Kong’s 29 prisons as staff shortage peaks

Prison authority now recruiting junior officers year-round and tackles allegations some staff had paid others to take over their shifts

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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The city’s Correctional Services Department is looking to ramp up hiring on the back of more officers leaving the service. Photo: Nora Tam
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