Classifieds 50% off, use promo code FBkpkPromo The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

New Patong Police Chief welcomed by entertainment operators

police, patong,


The Phuket News

Saturday 17 June 2017, 11:19AM


PHUKET: Newly appointed Patong Police Chief Colonel Tassanai Orarigadech has been welcomed to his new role by business owners from the Patong Entertainment Association.

Col Tassanai was presented with flowers by the group outside the entrance to the Patong Police Station.

“I lived in Patong for ten years so I can truly say that I am a Patong resident. This is like coming back to my home,” he said.

“We are willing to do anything that can help make people happy. I am not worried to be Patong Police Chief, as Patong people are very nice and the community cooperates well with our police officers,” he added.

Patong Entertainment Association greet up new Patong police chief, also brought the Pineapple Eyes Network or Thousand eyes project for effective tourism area security and protection in Patong, yesterday(June 16).

Well-known Patong business figures, Preechawut “Prab” Keesin of the Pisona Group spoke to Col Tassanai about several issues around the safety and commercial prosperity of the town.

“The ‘Pineapple Eyes Network Safety Tourism City’ is a continuation of the ‘24 hours Clean Bangla’ project and the ‘Thousand Eyes’ project. These projects included the installation of CCTV around Patong and especially in Bangla Rd. The aim of these projects are centered on people’s safety. We also have social media group for people to post incidents in order increase police officer’s awareness dangerous or criminal activities,” said Mr Preechawut.

17th Architect and Engineering Exhibition 2017

“The proposal for extending the closing times of entertainment venues is currently under consideration by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. It is our hope that it will be adopted as we believe that the extended hours will benefit the economy and encourage investment in Patong,” he added.

Col Tassanai then spoke briefly about some of the major issues he would be responsible for tackling as Police Chief.

“Phuket province is a tourism destination. So, the primary duty of police is work effectively with both residents and tourists. I will do my best.”

He then spoke about sex shows, a hot button issue following the recent army led raid on a sex show venue in Patong (see story here)

“As for sex shows, we are continually working on it. We will not let any of these shows continue to exist an their will be no exceptions,” said Col Tassanai.

He then added, “Counterfeit goods are also a continual problem and we have to arrest the vendors as it seriously damages our tourism image (see previous story here). Also, we are in the process of finding a solution to the taxi parking area issue that will suit everyone affected.” (See story here)

“We have to pay more attention to tourists’ safety and security. The warning signs are still along Patong Beach and more police will patrol the area during the night. More lights were also installed and CCTV has been checked and repaired in high risk areas,” he said.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:
    Forget your password?

Nasa1234 | 18 June 2017 - 09:36:02

Nice Familie picture, pappa are back in town $$$$.

The Phuket News

Kurt | 17 June 2017 - 13:20:14

A complete wrong signal. How many brown envelope promises in that flower basket?
A police chief who feels coming 'home'? Give me a break. That is the last thing Patong needs.
Patong needs a outsider as police chief. Not one with family, many friends, etc. We know were that leads too.

The saying: .."The community cooperates well with our police officers".. is expressing it all.
Today shop cleaning of fake goods, tomorrow bring back and fake stuff sales continue.
Tuk tuks still continue to control the public parking places.
Look at night ttuk tuk parking at the T-junction of Rat-200 road and Bangla road. 100% illegal.
That is why army and police officers from BKK sometimes come in a few days to 'disturb' the us know us scene.

Will things ever change for the better?  Pffff.

The Patong police force should keep a professional distance from Patong entertainment operators. 
The best possible way to avoid corruption, or even better,.. to stop it!

The Phuket News
Matches 2 result(s)
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


New parking restrictions on Phuket Town’s Thalang Rd

Having Pedestrian zones in Phuket Town is a good idea. All over the world Smart Cities have pedestrian areas, and when it are shopping streets the re...(Read More)


Street sweeper run over by car, left seriously injured

Swerv, kurt was only asking a question, he did not state that the driver had a heart attack, the only attack here was you rushing to attack kurt, but...(Read More)


Street sweeper run over by car, left seriously injured

swerv did not read/understand a simple comment. Since when is asking a question 'speculation'? Are other comments here to difficult for sw...(Read More)


Street sweeper run over by car, left seriously injured

Kurt: Was the car driver having a heart attack? What evidence do you have that this was the case? Pure speculation as usual....(Read More)


New parking restrictions on Phuket Town’s Thalang Rd

Agreed, but transportation to/from is a nightmare and where would the parking lot be?? All good and well to close old town streets to vehicles but wou...(Read More)


Street sweeper run over by car, left seriously injured

A car crashed with high speed into the poor lady on a footpath. What is this? Was the car driver having a heart attack?...(Read More)


Street sweeper run over by car, left seriously injured

Street cleaner from Burma v Thai driver. Police investigating how much fine? slap on wrist + medical expenses? In UK 3/5 years licence lost + 50000 ba...(Read More)


Blazing Saddles: Racha islands offer great bike trails and wildlife spotting

Racha Noi/Racha Yai and Raya Noi/Raya Yai.And this is confusing?Wondering why this writer still lives in Phuket,if he needs to mention in every articl...(Read More)


New parking restrictions on Phuket Town’s Thalang Rd

Phuket could make a big step ahead and declare the Thalang Rd an other roads in the old Town strictly as Pedestrian Zone. This would give a big boost ...(Read More)


Phuket’s Chalong Underpass flamed for slow construction

Like many people wrighting before. Build a bridge over the roundabout 70% cheaper and finish for 6 mount ago. And what comes to happen with the tunnel...(Read More)

The Phuket News
Bangkok Hospital Phuket
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
Photo Galleries
COLOURING BOOK
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2017 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.