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    One for Gier.

    BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Thai cops punished by Hello Kitty

    Thai cops punished by Hello Kitty



    A police officer wears a pink armband featuring 'Hello Kitty" to show reporters
    The armband is designed to shame the person wearing it


    Police chiefs in the Thai capital, Bangkok, have come up with a new way of punishing officers who break the rules - an eye-catching Hello Kitty armband.
    The armband is large, bright pink and has a Hello Kitty motif with two hearts embroidered on it.

    From today, officers who are late, park in the wrong place or commit other minor transgressions will have to wear it for several days.

    The armband is designed to shame the wearer, police officials said.

    "This is to help build discipline. We should not let small offences go unnoticed," Police Colonel Pongpat Chayapan told Reuters news agency.

    "Guilty officers will be made to wear the armbands in the office for a few days, with instructions not to disclose their offences. Let people guess what they have done," he said.

    Further offences would be dealt with using a more traditional disciplinary panel, he said.

    The cartoon character Hello Kitty was first introduced by Japanese company Sanrio in 1974.

    The cute round-faced cat has become an Asia-wide marketing phenomenon, with Hello Kitty products such as stationery, hair accessories and kitchen appliances available across the

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    For being late or parking in someone else's spot? That's pretty fucked.
    ןooʇsɹɐq ʎɯ uo ʞɔɐq eɯ ʇnd esɐeןd sıɥʇ pɐeɹ uɐɔ noʎ ɟı

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    What about taking tea money?

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    Publically undermining men of authority, least not the police, is never a good thing

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    @Sef, I'm actually quite good at parking 555
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    Quote Originally Posted by dontpanic View Post
    What about taking tea money?
    That's the emblem above the Hello Kitty armband.

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    Speaking about new ideas regarding the police in Bangkok:

    Fat Thai Police Officers Sent To Boot Camp

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    Quote Originally Posted by dontpanic View Post
    What about taking tea money?
    'Further offences would be dealt with using a more traditional disciplinary panel, he said.' = 'we will be sharing the cash around as usual'
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greatdane View Post
    Speaking about new ideas regarding the police in Bangkok:

    Fat Thai Police Officers Sent To Boot Camp
    Hah that fat traffic cop guy is still there in Patts, actually saw him on 2nd road instead of the usual helmet stop outside the beach road police station.

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    I love those big helmet police road stop shelters that are spread about the country....hang on I'll just pop over to the design thread 555
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    The article is dated Monday, 6 August 2007 ?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by dontpanic View Post
    What about taking tea money?
    Perhaps they have to ride a Hello Kitty scooter!
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