Police Hold Meeting About Transnational CrimesDeputy Director-General of The National Police Bureau have held a meeting to discuss transnational crime prevention and suppression for the up and coming AEC.
PATTAYA – June 30,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; Pol.Gen. Wuth Liptaphallop (Deputy Director-General of The National Police Bureau) together with police had come to Pattaya city police staion, Chon Buri province, in order to have a meeting with the Section 2 area police in preparedness for AEC. Attending were Pol.Maj.Gen. Sanchai Chaiamporn (Deputy Commissioner, Section 2), Pol.Maj.Gen. Chettha Komonwatthana (Commander of Provincial Police, Section 2), Pol.Maj.Gen. Nitiphong Niamnoi (Commander of Chon Buri Provincial Police Station) and Pol.Maj.Gen. Thamrong Saengwatthanakul (Commander of Immigration Bureau 3) had brought government officers including ranks of Commander, Head of Provincial Police Stations, Crime Suppression Divisions, Tourist Police, Marine Police and Immigration police.
There were 4 agendas for the meeting including reporting transnational crimes’ which at present Pol.Maj.Gen. Chettha Komonwatthana (Commander of Provincial Police, Section 2) had had arrested a lot of foreign defendants in many different cases. Also they had arrested many foreign gangs who had counterfeited fake credit cards, deceiving victims to transfer money to them via internet and cases about narcotics.
The meeting concluded that that Pattaya city is still regarded as an important tourist destination due to the amount of tourists who visit here. Crimes such as assault are decreasing at present but transnational crimes like counterfeiting fake credit cards or deceiving money are on the increase.
The officers are ready for AEC because they have arranged for English language training for the police. Furthermore, the National Police Bureau also has an application for 10 languages of the ASIAN countries that the police can look up the vocabularies in order to efficiently communicate with the foreign tourists. In conclusion, we can say that Thailand is ready for the upcoming AEC.