|Official: Beijing determined to make Olympics safe（通讯员稿）
[ 2007-02-08 12:27 ]
A Chinese public security official on Tuesday promised that
Beijing would provide a sound and safe environment for the 2008 Olympic
The capabilities of Beijing police have improved markedly, said Yu
Xinmin, an official of the Ministry of Public Security.
Last year, 89.4
percent of criminal cases resulting in deaths were solved by Beijing police, the
best achievement on record, Yu told a press conference.
spokesman Wu Heping said, "Beijing police are conscious of their special
responsibility and have been working round the clock
to fight crime in order to provide a safe Olympics."
Beijing police have
launched 24-hour patrols in key areas and populous
venues, and tightened security measures in financial departments and
higher education institutions.
Information collected from the public and from
the 110 emergency helpline has been used to direct
police to crime locations, said Wu.
round the clock: 昼夜不停地，毫不松懈地