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 an unsafe place  !?

Taipei Times , 2023-4-26: Special Police Corps would protect key infrastructure, not to engage in military action, Minister of the Interior says.  They would be trained by military personnel dispatched from the Ministry of National Defense to combat and shoot in confined spaces, and use machine guns and grenades Police officers are to undergo anti-infiltration and counterassault training to enhance their ability to protect Taiwan's key infrastructure.  "If it is wartime, a wartime system would be enforced".  taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2023/04/26/2003798624  Taipei Times , 2023-4-24: The Cabinet is also planning to expand the Second Special Police Corps to 4,000 officers in an effort to safeguard more than 500 critical infrastructure sites.   The Second Special Police Corps (保二總隊) is responsible for protecting nuclear power plants and science parks, while the Seventh Special Police Corps is responsible for the safety of financial institutes and reservoirs. The Cabinet should seek to build a consensus in the legislature to ensure the bills pass, DPP Legislator Wang Ting-yu said. taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2023/04/24/2003798499  CTV (中視), 2023-4-26: They said the government is planning to build police to be alternative army stirring a backlash by lower elements police...  Deputy Premier said: There is a line between army and police.  DPP Legislator 趙天麟 (Tiō Thian-lîn): military trainings include 1. Rifle and machine gun training   2. Grenade throwing   3. Small force units combat  4.  Skills in close Melee combat  5. Fighting in urban warfare  6. Shooting in urban warfare   youtube.com/watch?v=0dyF1ARgWjY 

The New York Times, 2023-5-18: The Kuomintang nominated Hou Yu-ih, a popular mayor who has said little about geopolitical issues, the lack of clarity about his stance on China has already been criticized by some observers,  Unlike most politicians in Taiwan, Mr. Hou began his career as a police officer, he was a key investigator into the 2004 assassination attempt against President Chen Shui-bian. In 2006, Mr. Chen’s administration promoted Mr. Hou to the position of chief of the island's police force, the youngest officer ever to serve in the role.   nytimes.com/2023/05/17/world/asia/taiwan-china-kmt-election.html   John Liu Paul Mozur


The China Times (中時) , editorial , 2023-5-5: Endless fraud cases in Taiwan!  it is undeniable that those crimes are indeed related to Taiwan police discipline。Public comments had no idea at all that it's an inside job. (「內神通外鬼」)。The "Social security net" is proved to be broken -  they fail to protect citizens' personal basic data/information  chinatimes.com/opinion/20230505004211-262101?chdtv

The China Times (中時) , editorial , 2023-4-28: The courses that National Police Agency of MOI is planning for the police will be trained by the military, which is why external comments saying the government is building a "second army" (「第二陸軍」) for wartime.   chinatimes.com/opinion/20230427005355-262101?chdtv   chinatimes.com/opinion/20230427005347-262101?chdtv

CTV (中視), 2023-4-26: law-maker Yu,Yu-Lan (游毓蘭):  The police and fire fighters three times demand overtime pay for nighttime all were turned down by the government, the administration only knows how to consume the polce.


TaiwanPlus, 2023-5-4: youtube.com/watch?v=seBEACSjMUE The Liberty Times, 2023-5-4: Taipei City Police Department - Datong branch commissioner 吳在堂 and NingXia Police Station chief 葉育忻 got penalty for 's having taken bribes,  forgery of public document, leakage of secrets  and violation of Personal Information Protection Act.  news.ltn.com.tw/news/society/breakingnews/4290573


CTV News (中視 youtube.com/watch?v=1lDxLx5ZU9E),  2023-5-5: NPA government (National Police Agency) issues a general order to all police stations to recruit young people for civil defense.


Forbes, 2022-12-11 : Gallup Market Research Taiwan pollster Ting says the downside of Hou's (Hou You-yi: Top vote-getter on Nov. 26 triumphed as the KMT candidate in race for mayor of New Taipei City;  a potential candidate for 2024 presidential election) background could be a negative association with police ...  msn.com/en-us/money/news/one-of-these-seven-people-is-likely-to-win-taiwan-s-high-stakes-presidential-vote-in-2024-gallup-pollster-says/ar-AA159rHV


Statista 2022-11-18 (statista.com/statistics/1103848/taiwan-number-of-crimes-by-type/ ) :  Number of crimes committed in Taiwan in 2021, by type

Statista /  Number of crimes committed in Taiwan in 2021, by type

Rank crimes by type number
1 offense against public safety 42001
2 offense against narcotics hazard prevention act  38644
3 Larceny 35067

a case study on Larceny/Theft  - No.1 "Taiwan larceny" on Bing, 2023-5-5


United Daily,  editorial, 2023-3-11 : Times have changed - Taiwan's criminal-mafia ignore the police. The police turn a blind eye to underworld's drug trafficking, violent debt collection, and running business of casino & pornography to earn huge profit,  some big shots of mafia take the position of National Policy Advisor to the President and members of the Central Executive Committee, how can they take the police seriously? udn.com/news/story/7338/7023929?from=udn_ch2cate6643sub7338_pulldownmenu_v2


United Daily,  editorial, 2023-5-26 : After DPP taking the office, cracking down fake news is its top priority to maintain social stability.  The police often regard objection and opinions against the gov. as "fake news",  and visited the door to do some "checking", which even scared professors.    udn.com/news/story/7338/7191472?from=udn_ch2_menu_v2_main_cate


United Daily,  2023-5-27 : The upper limit of overtime pay for police's external field operations was raised to NT$19,000, but the allowance (超勤津貼) for basic-level police (基層警察) does not increase, instead, their pay is cut.   udn.com/news/story/6656/7193784?from=udn_ch2cate6638sub6656_pulldownmenu_v2


Taipei Times, 2022-9-13 : The results of a survey released yesterday by the Foundation for the People showed  that 73.6 percent are dissatisfied with public safety in Taiwan, while 25.5 percent are satisfied. taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2022/09/13/2003785231


United Daily,  editorial, 2022-9-:  Taiwan's social security is deteriorating - black gun executions, human trafficking, homicide cases are rampant, even policemen became victims of random killings ... udn.com/news/story/7338/6593739?from=udn-catehotnews_ch2


China Times, 中時 editorial,  2022-11-17:  Former president Chen vigorously promoted high-ranking officers in police field and the intelligence, hence more and more police belong to Green-camp.  After Tsai Ing-wen came to power, the 'pro-green' of the police has become a climate.  Since then the police has become a political tool of the Democratic Progressive Party to crack down on dissidents.  It not only frequently "check" public speeches " in the name of cracking down on fake news, but also makes the police less effective in social-security work chinatimes.com/opinion/20221116005059-262101?


Transparency International ( Germany ): The percentage (67%) Taiwanese people paid a bribe to police is much higher than that in China, Japan, S. Korea and Malaysia

 Transparency International, Germany /  Global Corruption Barometer, released in 2022 -
comparisons among main Asian countries
The percentage (67%) Taiwanese people paid a bribe to police is much higher than

that in China, Japan, S. Korea and Malaysia


people who think
 is a big problem
public service
 paid a bribe
in the previous
 12 months
police gov.
in previous
Taiwan 90% 17% 67% 19% 20% 38%
Japan 84 2 10 7 26 36
Malaysia 71 13 30 28 16 20
China 62 28 16 18 18 39
S Korea 55 10 8 26 42 17


United Daily,  editorial, 2022-7-24:  "Taiwan's social security is stable" -  government's tricky and empty slogan !  too many guns and illegal drugs, fraud, etc in Taiwan.  udn.com/news/story/7338/6483566?from=udn-catehotnews_ch2


United Daily,  editorial, 2022-8-25: Two years ago Taiwan's government purchased four thousands electric stun guns (拋射式電擊槍) but is not willing to buy training tools for the police to use them.   udn.com/news/story/7338/6562311?from=udn-catehotnews_ch2


China Times,  editorial, 2022-8-23: After DPP took office, police government became a bargaining chip for power, politicians care only elections, policemen are always a pawn.   chinatimes.com/opinion/20220823003944-262101?chdtv

The Star (Malaysia), 2022-10-17:
the Prime Minister's Special Envoy to the PRC, said in a statement that Taiwan must not take a lackadaisical approach to these brutal killings. "I want to also call on Taiwan to consider more ways to ensure the mental health of young people"...  thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/10/17/taiwan-must-do-more-to-protect-malaysian-students-envoy-says-after-latest-murder

TVBS, UpMedia, 2022-10-14: A Malaysian girl (aged 24, sweet appearance, a part-time model ) at Ming Chuan University (Taiwan) was murdered by her friend on InstaGram (IG) , about 1 year ago, another Malaysian girl-student at Chang Jung Christian University was kidnapped and murdered tooSin Chew Daily  (《星洲日報》) , a Malaysian media, keeps a close eye on this issue, Malaysian netizens scold Taiwan " a Ghost island" (「鬼島」),  "Why does Taiwan have these kinds of Sicko ?!"(變態) " Taiwanese netizens also post: "Taiwanese already lost confidence on the police", "Tainan gov. doesn't turn on street lamps to save money, police buried criminal cases" tw.news.yahoo.com/女大生追夢魂斷台灣-馬國網友怒轟-鬼島-已經3人了-033838651.html   upmedia.mg/news_info.php?Type=24&SerialNo=156468

United Daily,  2022-7-4:  Former National Police Agency (NPA) Director-General Chen Ja-chin (陳家欽) expressed that he stepped down for Minister of Interior getting involved police personnel The opposition (KMT黨團總召曾銘宗) criticized this as "a scandal".   udn.com/news/story/122919/6433404?from=udn_ch2cate6638sub122919_pulldownmenu_v2




pic. : The websites-group was ranked No.1 by "comment Taiwan police" on Yahoo Japan (No.1 search engine in Japan), 2023-5-7, 2023-4-26, 2023-4-6, 2023-3-11, 2023-2-6, 2022-10-1, 2022-9-6,
2022-4-1,  2022-1-27, 2021-11-23, 2021-8-8, 2021-6-14, 2021-5-2, 2021-4-18, 1-25-2021, 12-2-2020, 11-9-2020; No.2 at 2022-6-16











pic. left : The websites-group was ranked No.1  "comment Taiwan police" on Microsoft Bing, 2023-5-7, 2023-4-26, 2023-4-6, 2023-3-11, 2023-2-6, 2022-4-1, 2022-1-28, 2021-11-23, 2021-8-8, 2021-6-14, 2021-5-2, 2021-4-18, 3-24-2021, 2-22-2021, 1-24-2021, 1-8-2021, 12-2-2020, 11-11-2020, 11-9-2020, 9-5-2020;No.2 at 2022-10-1, 2022-6-16
pic. : No.1  "comment Taiwan police" on US Google, 2023-5-6;  The websites-group was ranked No.1  "comment Taiwan police" on US Google, 2023-4-6, 2023-2-6, 2022-10-1, 2022-6-16, 2022-4-1, 2022-1-28, 2021-11-23, 2021-8-8, 2021-6-14, 2021-5-2, 2021-4-24, 2021-4-18, 3-24-2021, 2-22-2021, 1-25-2021, 1-8-2021, 11-11-2020, 11-9-2020, 9-13-2020;   No.1  "comment Taiwan police" (