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Only 23 rapes recorded in Phnom Penh last year in crime spike

Police tallied only 23 rapes in Phnom Penh last year despite an overall spike of 20 percent in criminal cases, prompting experts to caution that the data posted on the Cambodian National Police website provided only a partial picture of the city’s crimes. ...

Buth Kimsay and Ben Paviour
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/only-23-rapes-recorded-in-phnom-penh-last-year-in-crime-spike-123666/

Chinese police start placing surveillance cameras

Chinese police began installing surveillance cameras on the streets of Phnom Penh on Tuesday, following a donation from Beijing to assist authorities in monitoring crime and traffic in the capital, an official said Wednesday. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/chinese-police-start-placing-surveillance-cameras-88535/

National police chief calls for crackdown on petty criminals

National Police Commissioner Neth Savoeun on Tuesday called on Phnom Penh’s police forces to increase arrest rates in the city to 75 percent of reported crimes and also asked municipal judges to grant bail less frequently.​ . ...

Mech Dara
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/national-police-chief-calls-for-crackdown-on-petty-criminals-79980/

Cambodia cracks down on 858 drug cases, arrests 1,937 people in 11 months

The Interior Ministry’s anti-drug police department has cracked down on 858 drug-related cases in the first eleven months of this year, up 28 percent over the same period last year, Cambodian National Police said on its website Tuesday.​​ ...

Global Post News Staff
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/141202/cambodia-cracks-down-858-drug-cases-arrests-1937-people-11-m

Cambodia Police, Garment Workers Clash Amid Strike

Police clashed Friday with a group of striking garment workers on the outskirts of Cambodia’s capital, leaving about 20 people injured, police and workers said. The incident occurred when thousands of striking workers-marching from a province bordering the capital-tried to get into the Phnom Penh Special ...

Sun Narin and Chun Han Wong
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303799404579283802423278442

US Taxman Provides Investigation Training

The U.S. tax collection agency is this week training Cambodian bank staff as well as anti-corruption officials, police, judges and prosecutors in how to investigate financial activity to detect wrongdoing, officials said Monday. U.S. Embassy spokesman Sean McIntosh said the program, called Intermediate Financial Investigations Training, ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/us-taxman-provides-investigation-training-40220/

National Police Site Hacked, Defaced by Mystery Group

The website of the Cambodian National Police was hacked and defaced yesterday by a mysterious group apparently attempting to challenge the website’s security measures. For part of the morning, visitors to the police.gov.kh site were greeted by singing in Arabic and an image of four Guy ...

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