The Phuket News Premier League predictions 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

Phuket police ready for Songkran

PHUKET: In a public display of readiness to provide security during the upcoming Songkran Thai New Year holidays, more than 200 police and other law-enforcement officers joined an assembly to be addressed by their commanding officers.

police,


The Phuket News

Monday 3 April 2017, 02:44PM


Held just before end of office hours on Friday afternoon, the assembly at 4pm at Phuket City Police Station was attended by Region 8 Police Deputy Commander Maj Gen Chalit Kaewyarat.

Joining Gen Chalit were Phuket Provincial Police Commander Maj Gen Teeraphol Thipjaroen and Phuket Provincial Police Deputy Commander Col Peerayut Garajaedee.

Forming the ranks of the assembly were officers th ePhuket Provincial Police, Tourist Police, Immigration Police, Marine Police, Forensic Police, Highway Police, and others.

“We are concerned about crimes and road accidents during the Songkran Festival when many people go back to their home towns and many others travel to enjoy Songkran water festivities,” Col Peerayut said.

C and C Marine

“So we are preparing to get ready to handle these problems, and also to take care of people’s safety, their lives and property,” he added.

“These officers are ready to take care of people and society during Songkran 2017,” said Col Peerayut.

“People can call (the national police hotline) 191 any time, 24 hours,” 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?

jogi | 05 April 2017 - 15:38:36

wise word's from COL Peerayut. People can call (the national police hotline) 191 any time ,24 hours. for sure anybody can call that number anytime 24 hour's, if somebody will take the call? go and try your luck. OK  Col Peerayut from ROYAL THAI POLICE didn't say 
24 hour a day, he mey talk of 24 hour a year, this is more realistic, they will answer call's only 4 minute's in a 24 hour day 

The Phuket News

Kurt | 04 April 2017 - 12:31:22

Well, the police had a good rest since beginning January.

Now they can gear up for Songkran tent sitting again for a week.
It is as mentioned in article... A public display of readiness..
Just a display.

During Songkran you will notice the pick up trucks with tons of water in the cargo compartment + 6-8 people with it.
Front wheels hardly touch the road, aft wheel system almost breaking down.
Passing by the police tents with officers not having any technical knowledge to see the danger of these cars on the road.

Songkran, have stored home what you need for a few days, don't drive out, stay safe.

The Phuket News

malczx7r | 03 April 2017 - 16:35:41

BenPendejo, whilst I agree with most of your sentiments I actually believe they will do some work for a change.  Not a lot, just a little to prove they have been doing their duties, just for a few weeks, they don't want to get tired working everyday now do they! It will be all systems normal after the festivities where dangerous driving, ghost riding, no helmet wearing individuals, crazy minivans e.t.c will be allowed to continue increasing the road death tally to another amazingly high figure whilst blaming anything that goes wrong on, rain, brake failure!  Well done Land of smashes.

The Phuket News

Discover Thainess | 03 April 2017 - 16:18:12

I was just about to say "wallets at the ready" but Benpendejo beat me to it! In all seriousness, I think we all pray that this year will be better than last for road safety.

The Phuket News

eric dekegel | 03 April 2017 - 16:17:02

It stills not give any answer if we are allowed to drive around with water for songkran in a Pick Up???What did they tell them just line up??

The Phuket News

BenPendejo | 03 April 2017 - 15:31:37

Ummm...sure they're getting [their wallets] ready.  Although I haven't seen them set up their picnic tables and pop-up tents yet.  They will be needing comfy places away from their stations where they can sleep and do nothing in more comfort.  I look forward to having increased patrols along the highways, looking for common lawbreakers like speeding minivans and taxis, and other aggressive tail-gaiters, ghost riders and basic dumb arses.  Oh...?, what's that...?, there will be no increase in patrols and law enforcement??? Oh...so it will be like any other day.  

The Phuket News
Matches 6 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


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

You do not have to re-register your address if it hasn't changed. Have done three annual extensions with the same Notification of address. Have be...(Read More)


Father, two kids saved from drowning in Phuket

Kurt,not only "Asian tourists"ignore red flags.And how can beach guards stop them?Getting physical?...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

While tourists languish in arrivals halls here's what Immigration deems is important for its staff to be doing; As a resident foreigner with a va...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

The writer will surely wear the wrath, of those two bedmates, jor12 and eagle, even though what he says is 100% correct....(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

I successfully applied online for my 90 day report on the 2nd August and got the status as Pending. My only other successful 90 day online applicatio...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

They'll never learn because they place so much importance on "face" that it holds them back, the fact that the Tsunami warning sign said...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

I like this "Immigration's inability to cope with tourists arriving in the country and all people need to know about how the nation operates&...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

Just do away with these 90-days reports and send the guys wasting time with that to help at the airport....(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: As good as it gets

35 million arrivals - not tourists in the Kingdom. Big difference....(Read More)


Father, two kids saved from drowning in Phuket

Meant to add: Irresponible Parents also endangering the lives of their OWN CHILDREN !...(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.