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Police Distribute Translated Regulations on Epidemic Control to Foreign Residents

Police Distribute Translated Regulations on Epidemic Control to Foreign Residents

UIJEONGBU, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gyeonggi Bukbu Provincial Police Agency announced Monday that it had translated the recently amended legislation on epidemic prevention and control into five languages, including English and Chinese, and distributed the content to local foreigners. Under the new legislation, individuals infected with COVID-19 face up to one year of [...]

Police Developing AI Voice Recognition Software for Victim Statements

Police Developing AI Voice Recognition Software for Victim Statements

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police are seeking to introduce an artificial intelligence (AI) system that recognizes the voices of investigators and female crime victims and automatically makes statements. The National Police Agency is reportedly working on a system to “write statements with AI voice recognition” for related crimes against women. The [...]

Police Stations on Alert for Coronavirus

Police Stations on Alert for Coronavirus

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Local police stations and substations are being closed and police officers quarantined after contacting individuals suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus. In response, police stations in Seoul are implementing various preventive measures. Some of the measures include providing masks and hand sanitizer at the station, and measuring [...]

URGENT ATTENTION: PTSD Causes Officers to Take Their Own Lives at an Alarming Rate During the Holiday Season & Beyond

URGENT ATTENTION: PTSD Causes Officers to Take Their Own Lives at an Alarming Rate During the Holiday Season & Beyond

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – EndPTSD ‘s TTMPT.Org, A Registered 501(c)3 Non-Profit, is Launching their #GivingHolidays Fundraiser and Heightened Awareness Campaign for Police Officers Across The US Suffering From Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Holidays present a unique set of problems for cops who suffer from PTSD. While most people feel Joyful around the [...]

Police Delete Photos of Former Commissioners Known as Pro-Japanese Personnel

Police Delete Photos of Former Commissioners Known as Pro-Japanese Personnel

JEONJU, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jeonbuk Provincial Police Agency said Wednesday it has removed photos of eight former police commissioners with clear pro-Japanese activities from its website and the public relations office at headquarters. The former commissioners in question were known for their pro-Japanese activities during the period of Japanese colonial rule, such [...]

Civilian Dog Designated as Civil K-9 for Outstanding Service

Civilian Dog Designated as Civil K-9 for Outstanding Service

SUWON, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A Belgian Shepherd dog that received body detection training at a local pet training center showed outstanding performance in finding missing persons. The Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency designated Jesper, and her owner Roh Il-ho as Honorary Neighborhood Police Officers. Roh has been running a pet training center in [...]

DNA Analysis Could Help Police Reunite ‘Missing Person’ Adoptees with Family Members

DNA Analysis Could Help Police Reunite ‘Missing Person’ Adoptees with Family Members

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Police have decided to start tracking long-term missing persons by comparing genetic information of Korean individuals reported as missing and U.S. adoptees. The National Police Agency plan to share information on long-term missing persons with the U.S.-based Korean American adoption program known as 325KAMRA. The project is being carried [...]