Police officers in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
Police officers in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
Crime

Why is South Korea, one of world’s safest countries, losing trust in police?

  • The fleeing of a policewoman from the scene of a knife attack on a family has left the nation once again questioning the competence of its law enforcers
  • In a land where gun crime is rare and surveillance cameras near ubiquitous, critics say it has become all too easy for the police to let their standards drop

Topic |   Crime
Police officers in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
Police officers in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
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