Tag Archives: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE: HIRING OF POLICE OFFICERS

Beyond this, the SPF also ensures that recruited officers are able to carry out their duties effectively through a robust six-month training programme for police officers and nine months for senior officers. We will continue to recruit good candidates from various talent pools, such as graduating students from the polytechnics and junior colleges, and mid-career job switchers, to meet our manpower requirements.

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Do we need to revamp the Singapore Police Force?

When CP says that we need an extra of 1,000 police officers to boost the police force, I wonder what sort of police officers he is referring to? Definitely not those auxiliary police officers outsourced to desperate cheap labourers from neighboring countries when they simply came here for the better wages and using the law as a pretext in its high handed approach to tekan locals. 1,000 new recruits in the Special Ops Command (SOC) or in the Land Divisions or simply just manning those police posts in HDB estates? What sort of extra 1,000 police officers? All with diplomas or university degrees and wearing the Sgt rank on the first day of police work? Veterans always opined that ranks have to be earned the hard way and never given freely losing its intrinsic value.

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Policemen to wear body cameras – Good Idea. What about Interrogations, Investigations and Interviews?

I think this is an excellent idea. I had previously wondered why we weren't following certain police forces elsewhere, which have cameras mounted on the police vehicles dashboards to record activities whilst patrolling or stopping cars and persons. This measure goes 1 better, instead of just in a car which can only record from 1 angle (the front) and on a road, a body camera can capture and record activity anywhere. I'm sure we have a law that forbids people from recording or sharing their recordings of policemen in the execution of their duty. Or the police can seize such recordings on the pretext it interferes or compromises their investigations. So to resolve this in an ever increasing digital world, a video recording by a policemen will help, provided protocols are in place to prevent their tampering, if and when it becomes necessary to view it.

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POLICE OFFICER JAILED FOR ILLEGALLY ACCESSING INFORMATION ON HIS WIFE’S LOVER

Lim Ming Kian, 30, of the Central Police Division's Compliance Management Unit, pleaded guilty to 12 counts of knowingly misusing a computer system belonging to the police. He secured unauthorised access to data from the Frontline Officers' Computerised System (Focus) between July and November 2011. Focus enables authorised officers to lodge police reports and carry out searches on reports filed by members of the public.

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NETIZEN DEMANDS SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE TO SOLVE CASES OF MISSING CHILDREN

If DPM Teo Chee Hean can laud the efforts of the Home team officers for taking 'fast and immediate actions' to handle the recent kidnapping case, i wonder if they are tackling these cases of 3 missing underage girls in Toa Payoh with as much urgency and efforts. Shocking discovery: 3 missing underage girls from Toa Payoh Since 2011, 2013 How is this NOT publicized on the local news media? What if one of the girls missing is the daughter of a prominent business man or Government minister? How long to you think it will take for SPF to crack the case?

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