Tag: police

Police ensure social distancing among family members with different addresses

Update as of April 14 on SPF'S Facebook Page: POLICE DO NOT CONDUCT CHECKS AT RESIDENTIAL UNITS TO ENFORCE ELEVATED SAFE DISTANCING MEASURES   On 11 April 2020, the Police received a call from a man for Police assistance for a family dispute, and responded at about...

Singaporean allegedly scammed into buying S$179 fire extinguisher by salesman

SINGAPORE — On Sunday (Feb 16), a concerned citizen took to Facebook group All Singapore Stuff to report a suspicious incident involving an alleged "fire extinguisher" scammer. The person who posted about the incident, who was identified as Kelvin, told the group that his mother was...

Third day of Christmas clashes between police and protesters in Hong Kong

Hong Kong endured a third straight day of political unrest over the Christmas period Thursday as police and pro-democracy protesters clashed inside shopping malls. Protesters spent the afternoon on Thursday marching through multiple malls chanting anti-government and anti-police slogans. Riot police swooped on dozens of black-clad...

Foreigners may renew driving licenses online from December 9

Singapore—Starting from Monday, December 9, foreigners in Singapore may avail of online services for renewing their qualified driving licences, the police announced on December 6. Until this point, only citizens and permanent residents are allowed to renew their Singapore qualified driving licences online. The Straits Times...

Hong Kong police enter ransacked campus after protest siege

by Anthony WALLACE / Daniel SUEN Hong Kong police on Thursday entered a ransacked university campus where authorities faced off for days with barricaded pro-democracy protesters, gathering a huge haul of petrol bombs and other dangerous materials left over from the occupation. The Hong Kong Polytechnic...

Passer-by helps four police officers to take down man resisting arrest

A passer-by stepped in and lent a timely hand during an especially difficult tussle between four police officers and a suspect on the run. The incident, which took place in Woodlands, occurred outside a coffee shop along Woodlands Drive 50. The man that the police were...

China rotates troops in Hong Kong as police ban new rally

by Elaine YU / Emma CLARK China sent fresh troops to Hong Kong Thursday as part of a "routine" garrison rotation, as the financial hub braced for a new round of violent protests after police refused permission for a mass rally at the weekend. Hong Kong...

Police refute allegations that MRT checks target Malays after man yells at TransCom officers

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) released a statement refuting allegations that checks at MRT stations target the Malay community. The statement released on Wednesday, July 10, said that “such allegations are untrue, baseless, irresponsible, and may stir up racial tensions.” SPF’s statement was in response to...

Orchard Towers murder: Accused brought back to crime scene

A group of people who were allegedly involved in the murder of a 31-year old man at Orchard Towers were brought back to the scene of the crime yesterday (July 9). This comes exactly a week after the alleged murder incident, which took place last...

Police officer dies from gunshot wound to the head at Yishun Police Centre

A 28-year-old police officer was found with a gunshot wound to his head on Sunday (June 16). According to the Singapore Police Force, the incident occurred at the Yishun North Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC), 31 Yishun Central. In a press release, it was reported that the...