Police dummies installed to stop crime on New Year’s Eve in Thailand

Even after living in Thailand for years, Thai logic still sometimes bemuses me. Where most westerners would often not do what a Thai would do for even one second, in Thailand the silliest things are not only not ridiculed, they’re look at as “normal”. That can be said for the latest story from one of Thailand’s police departments, who have announced they will be installing dummy police officers all over their district (yep, man-sized shiny cement ones) in an attempt to stop dangerous driving and crime on New Year’s Eve.

In Thai logic, if you install cement policemen, with built-in surveillance cameras and speed detectors, at dangerous spots all over town, when a driver commits a crime, that information can be filmed and then acted upon by police once it’s transmitted to police checkpoints nearby.

Read more in Examiner


About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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