|10,000 Beijing police to receive first aid training ahead of Olympics
[ 2006-12-15 10:33 ]
More than 10,000 police in
Beijing will receive first aid training programs amid efforts to ensure a safer
Olympics in 2008, according to the municipal public security
|10,000 Beijing police to receive first aid training ahead of
The first batch of around 1,000 policemen on
Wednesday began their two-day training program at Beijing Police College, said
Zheng Weiping, vice president of the college.
Zheng said the policemen will learn basic first aid skills including artificial respiration, treatment of acute diseases and minor injuries and also self defence and
He said the second batch of 1,000 traffic police in the suburban districts and counties of Changping, Tongzhou,
Shunyi, and Yanqing will attend the program at the end of this month.
The police authorities said on Wednesday that it will start allocating
policemen to more then 100 venues for the Olympics next August, a year before
They said the police will carry out mock exercises as Beijing hosts more than
20 sporting events in the second half of 2007.
About 90,000 policemen are expected to be called up to protect the 2008
Olympics and the security budget is expected to reach
300 million U.S. dollars, accounting for one fifth of the total costs, according
to the organizing committee of the 2008 Olympic Games.
first batch： 首批，第一批