Thailand’s Highest-Profile Policeman Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn Sidelined to Inactive Post

The transfer, ordered by Police Commander Gen. Chakthip Chaijinda, said Lt. Gen. Surachate Hakparn aka “Big Joke” was transferred to the Operation Center of the National Police Office.

Thailand’s Highest-Profile Policeman Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn Sidelined to Inactive Post

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Highest profile policeman, Immigration Chief, Pol. Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn a rising star in the Royal Thai Police has been abruptly transferred to an inactive post, according to an order released Saturday. The transfer, ordered by Police Commander Gen. Chakthip Chaijinda, said Lt. Gen. Surachate Hakparn aka “Big Joke” was transferred to […]

Former Senior Investigator Who Exposed Police Corruption Shot to Death

After being dismissed from the force, Watcharin had actively campaigned online against corruption among the police, advocated for defendants’ rights and supported victims of police malfeasance.

Former Senior Investigator Who Exposed Police Corruption Shot to Death

SONGKHLA – A former Pol Capt Watcharin Benjathotsawat, who accused Thai Police Officers of abuse of authority and extortion was shot and killed in front of his house in Southern Thailand on Tuesday afternoon. The victim was former Pol Capt Watcharin Benjathotsawat, 48, who use to be a deputy investigative superintendent at Songkhla police headquarters […]

Royal Thai Police Apologize for Killing of the French Tourist Gunned Down by Off Duty Policeman

"On behalf of the police, I express condolences to the family of Malik Djamel and apologize. The incident was unexpected and a personal issue. I would like all policemen to leave personal issues behind and exercise more patience," Pol Col Kritsana Pattanacharoen, said on Thursday.

Royal Thai Police Apologize for Killing of the French Tourist Gunned Down by Off Duty Policeman

  BANGKOK – Pol Col Kritsana Pattanacharoen, the deputy spokesman for the Royal Thai Police has issued an apology for the death of the French tourist gunned down by a policeman in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area on Wednesday, blaming the incident on a personal conflict. “On behalf of the police, I express condolences to the family […]

Police Investigator Dismissed from Force Over Alleged Bribe in Magic Skin Case

The accused officer had allegedly told a defendant that she would have to pay 15,000 baht in fees if she wanted her case accelerated.

Police Investigator Dismissed from Force Over Alleged Bribe in Magic Skin Case

  BANGKOK – A police investigator for the Crime Suppression Division of the Royal Thai Police who was handling the Magic Skin case, has been dismissed from the force to facilitate an inquiry into his alleged demand for a 15,000 baht bribe from a victim in the substandard weight loss product scandal. Crime Suppression Division […]

Thai Police Chief Orders Crackdown of Foreign Mafia Gangs

Thai Police Chief Orders Crackdown of Foreign Mafia Gangs

BANGKOK  – The Deputy Spokesman of the Royal Thai Police (RTP) disclosed that the police chief had ordered strict and continuous crackdowns on foreign mafia gangsters following a raid on the group sex party in Pattaya on Saturday night. RTP Deputy Spokesman Col Krissana Phatthanacharoen said police had cracked down on a sex party held […]