Edited by Chen Jie. Subtitles by Chen Huizhi.
Flapping their flag and taking an oath upon entering the police force, police in Shanghai celebrated the second Chinese People’s Police Day on Monday.
Police have reviewed their work over the past year and said they have been both smarter and more efficient at keeping Shanghai residents safe.
“Our goal is to make Shanghai a world-class safe city with highly efficient police work,” the Shanghai Public Security Bureau said on Monday.
The number of criminal incidents reported in all parts of the city last year was down 19.9% from the previous year, police said.
For the seventh year in a row, all murder cases reported last year have been solved, and for the fourth year in a row, all robbery cases have been solved before year-end, police said.
More than 96% of the burglary cases reported last year have been resolved, police said.
Police solved 13.4% more internet and telecommunications fraud cases last year, and the number of suspects arrested in such cases more than doubled from the previous year, to around 960 million yuan ($ 150 million) in losses avoided or recovered for residents. police said.
The number of road traffic fatalities last year fell 13.7% from the previous year, and the number of road accidents caused by right-turning trucks fell by 57, 9% after all trucks had to stop to turn right, police said.
The number of e-bike fires, which often result from overcharging batteries or using cables to charge bikes at home, fell 9.2% last year as more More and more parking lots and charging points for e-bikes have been built in Residential complexes and surveillance cameras capable of automatically detecting e-bikes in elevators have started to be installed, police said.
Electric bicycles are prohibited in residential buildings in the city.
Third-party surveys show that residents of Shanghai are feeling increasingly safe and satisfied with the work of the local police over the past nine years, Shanghai police said.
Chinese People’s Police Day falls on January 10 because 110 is the national police call. Traditionally, the police have held various open houses and community activities for residents on this day.
The oath review, police skills presentation and MV theme were the ways police officers working in prisons, juvenile rehab centers and drug rehab centers celebrated their day on Monday, according to the Shanghai Justice Bureau.
As highlights, during the event, police officers from prisons and drug rehab centers gave the stick, shield, guns and explosion-proof performances, showing how they use their skills in daily training to mimic the search and arrest of criminals.
In addition, a dance performance offered by the Juvenile Correctional House showed how officers did their best to re-educate children who committed crimes through traditional arts, such as traditional instrument, calligraphy and art tea.