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Tag Archives: Hong Kong
This web page summarizes a recent systematic review of the impact of speed cameras, with links to the full study and advice for implementation. The review of 51 studies across 15 countries found, on average, a 52% reduction of vehicles … Continue reading
This op-ed compliments police in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao for improved cross-border cooperation in recent years, citing several specific examples of intercepting organized crime groups, and also noting increased emphasis on community policing and accountability.
This article provides an overview of the challenges facing the Hong Kong police during recent mass protests, including fatigue and frustration. The city-state’s police have long had an enviable reputation but are being tested in the current situation.
The Hong Kong Police College has announced that its two main training programs have been accredited by the nation’s academic council for accreditation. The police constable program is now recognized as equivalent to an associate’s degree and the police inspector … Continue reading
Here’s an article about the new police commissioner in Ireland, Fachtna Murphy. Among his priorities, he says, is “to see rolled out a new national model of community policing, based on engagement.”
Hong Kong ranks 15th best out of 175 countries in the 2013 corruption perceptions index. This article recounts how corrupt the country was in the 1970s and how the police chief superintendent’s secret bank accounts led to creation of HK’s … Continue reading
This article describes a new initiative in Hong Kong to use positive psychology in police training to help officers be resilient, grateful, and happier. The focus coincides with the force’s “Living the Values” program currently emphasizing acceptance of responsibility and … Continue reading