Tag: SPF

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...

Li Hongyi builds JARVIS system to help speed up Singapore Police Force searches

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s son Li Hongyi is behind the team that built a system to help improve the speed for which the Singapore Police Force (SPF) can conduct database searches. The son of PM Lee Lee and Ho Ching, the CEO of Singapore...

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...

Teens who impersonated the police to steal cash charged in court

Singapore – Four teens who impersonated police officers and attempted to steal cash from two victims will be charged in court on May 3 (Friday). On May 1 (Wednesday) at around 6:30 am, the police were informed of an incident involving four teenagers, all aged...

‘Loud sounds’ heard across Singapore possibly caused by SAF’s planned detonation activities, says police

  Singapore – On Saturday morning (April 27), numerous reports were made from different parts of Singapore regarding “loud sounds” that sounded like explosions which alarmed residents. In response to the reports, the police said the noise could have been caused by the Singapore Armed Forces...

Activist Jonathan Wham is convicted for speaking to Joshua Wong on Skype at his public assembly without permit

Singapore – Back on November 26, 2016, Jonathan Wham, 39, who is an advocate for labour, human and migrant worker’s rights, held a public discussion that included a Skype call from democracy campaigner Joshua Wong. The event was titled Civil Disobedience and Social Movements...

Blade-wielding man arrested after tussle with police in Boon Lay

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) arrested a 52-year-old man for possession of a long bladed weapon and suspected drug-related offences after a stand-off in Block 191 Boon Lay Drive at 5.18 PM. There were three police officers that responded the call from a citizen. Two...

Cop who rescued and nabbed molester in Rochor Canal praised SPF team but lamented how he looked in viral video

The video of Sergeant Desmond Heng, rescuing and arresting a molester in Rochor Canal has viral, and the 25-year-old police officer has gotten a lot of praise from netizens. Many wholeheartedly commended him for his heroic actions. However, he was not very happy with...

Netizens shower praise upon police who jumped into Rochor Canal to apprehend man who allegedly molested churchgoer

Police acted quickly when a 26-year-old man allegedly molested a female churchgoer or churchgoers at Our Lady of Lourdes on Saturday afternoon, September 29. The man had run from the church and, in an apparent attempt to escape, jumped into the Rochor Canal. A video...

Singapore Police Rapid Deployment Troops bikes crash into one another on PIE

Two bikes carrying a pair of Rapid Deployment Troops from the Singapore Police Force each crashed into one another on the Pan-Island Expressway towards Changi near the Eunos exit yesterday, 10 March. Rapid Deployment Troops are a part of the Singapore Police Force's elite Special Operations Command...