Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau

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Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau
北京市公安局
Red star.svg
Agency overview
Formed 1949
Jurisdiction City of Beijing
Agency executive
  • Wang Xiaohong, Bureau Chief
Website eng.bjgaj.gov.cn

The Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau (Chinese: 北京市公安局; pinyin: Běijīng Shì Gōng'ānjú) is a department of the municipal government of Beijing. It serves as the city's public security bureau and police department, the headquarters is in Qianmen, Dongcheng District.[1]

In 2010 the agency started a new public relations program by allowing Hong Kong and Macau media to attend press conferences and adding new spokespersons.[2] All police officers of the Beijing police are armed with a variety of guns on the beat, e.g. QSZ-92, 2005 Chinese-made police revolver, QSW-06, officers in special units carry shotguns and swat members are armed with rifles, submachine guns and many more.

History[edit]

  • On 17 August 2011 (2011-08-17): Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau AW109E police helicopter crashed into Miyun reservoir (zh) (密云水库) in Miyun County, Beijing of China. Three crewmen were killed and one crewman got severely hurt.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home Archived November 29, 2014, at the Wayback Machine." (English). Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau. Retrieved on November 21, 2014. "Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau No.9, Dongdajie, Qianmen, Dongcheng District, Beijing" Address in Chinese: "北京市公安局 地址:北京市东城区前门东大街9号 邮政编码:100740"
  2. ^ Han, Bingbin. "Beijing police department puts faces to new PR efforts" (Archive). China Daily. July 21, 2010. Retrieved on November 21, 2014.
  3. ^ ""北京警用直升机坠落水库牺牲4民警被批准为烈士"(translate: Beijing police helicopter crashed; 4 policemen were approved as martyrs)". Xinhua News Agency. 2011-08-25. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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