Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency

Type: Organization
Name: Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Online overseas buys of illegal drugs on steep rise

By Jung Min-hoThe ease of online direct purchases has given rise to an increase in illegal drug smuggling.According to the Korea Customs Service Monday, the value of illegal drugs it seized among online transactions in the first half of this year reached ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Drug-addicted teachers

Dozens of native English teachers ― many of them working in elementary schools, private language institutes or even kindergartens ― have been arrested on marijuana-related charges.The drug investigation unit of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

English Teachers Arrested for Drug Crimes

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency has arrested five people on charges of smuggling, trading and using marijuana.Those arrested included a Korean American, surnamed Shin, who works in South Korea as an English teacher.Shin allegedly brought two kilograms ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Assembly to grill final batch of Park’s nominees this week

The National Assembly will hold separate confirmation hearings this week for President Park Geun-hye’s choice of new culture minister, tax agency chief and police commissioner, the final batch of her government reshuffle carried out in the wake of Sewol ... [Published Korea Herald - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic to be Controlled from Monday ahead of Pope's Beatification

Traffic restrictions will be imposed in parts of downtown Seoul from Monday as Pope Francis is set to arrive in South Korea on Thursday.The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said the U-turn lane at Gwanghwamun Plaza will be closed from 1 p.m. on Monday ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Roads in Seoul to be closed ahead of papal visit

Various roads in central Seoul will be closed next week ahead of the papal visit.Pope Francis is scheduled to be in the capital city on August 16th to attend a beatification mass.The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency says starting from next Monday, access ... [Published Arirang - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic in Gwanghwamun Area to be Controlled Next Week ahead of Pope Beautification

Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said Thursday it will close parts of the roads near Gwanghwamun from August 11 ahead of the beatification ceremony to be presided over by Pope Francis on August 16.The U-turn road lane at Gwanghwamun plaza will be closed ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Prosecutor general also pressured to resign

The post of national police chief has been replaced nearly four months after the April 16 ferry sinking disaster, which could also put pressure on the incumbent prosecutor general to resign.President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday named Seoul Metropolitan ... [Published Korea Herald - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

KNPU graduate named chief of national police for first time

Gang Sin-myeong, the commissioner of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency (SMPA), has been nominated as a new chief of the Korean National Policy Agency (KNPA).The Ministry of Security and Public Administration said it called for summoning of the National ... [Published Maekyung - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul Police Agency Chief Designated as New Police Commissioner General

Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency Commissioner Kang Sin-myeong has informally been designated as the nation’s new police chief.Kang appeared before the Korean National Police Commission of the National Police Agency on Wednesday. His nomination will be ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Underneath the meteoric rise

I recently had the opportunity to converse with people in a wide variety of fields. It was a point in time when former police office Kwon Eun-hee was nominated by the New Politics Alliance for Democracy to run for the July 30 by-elections, which sparked ... [Published Donga.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lee Je-hoon Out of the Military

Actor Lee Je-hoon finished his mandatory military service on Thursday morning after 21 months of duty at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency.He thanked fans for their patience and promised a strong comeback."I'm delighted and excited that it won't be ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 25 2014]

Quotes

"All the express cargos go through X-ray scanning and 8.2 percent of them are opened for further inspection" a customs officer said. "One officer deals with 700 cargos everyday on average."
''We are facing a great crisis at the moment,'' Kang told reporters Wednesday. "Police must make the utmost efforts to maintain order and ensure public safety. I will do my best to regain public trust."
"I'm delighted and excited that it won't be long until I meet my fans on TV again, but I'm also nervous" he wrote in a

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Online overseas buys of illegal drugs on steep ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 25 2014]
Drug-addicted teachers [Published Korea Times - Aug 22 2014]
English Teachers Arrested for Drug Crimes [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 20 2014]
Assembly to grill final batch of Park’s nominee... [Published Korea Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Traffic to be Controlled from Monday ahead of P... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 11 2014]
Roads in Seoul to be closed ahead of papal visit [Published Arirang - Aug 07 2014]
Traffic in Gwanghwamun Area to be Controlled Ne... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 07 2014]
Seoul chief tapped to head National Police Agency [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 06 2014]
Prosecutor general also pressured to resign [Published Korea Herald - Aug 06 2014]
Top prosecutor under pressure to resign [Published Korea Times - Aug 06 2014]
KNPU graduate named chief of national police fo... [Published Maekyung - Aug 06 2014]
Seoul Police Agency Chief Designated as New Pol... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 06 2014]
Underneath the meteoric rise [Published Donga.com - Aug 04 2014]
8 wire companies indicted for bidding collusion [Published Maekyung - Jul 28 2014]
Lee Je-hoon Out of the Military [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 25 2014]
Botched hunt for Yoo claims some bigshot scalps [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 24 2014]
Forensic Service to Announce Yoo's Cause of Dea... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 24 2014]
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