The Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT) pointed out that according to RankingRoyals website’s comparison of 424 cities around the globe, Taipei was ranked fourth safest city in the world. Taipei’s crime rate is also the lowest among all of the compared city, and this success can be attributed to the effort of the police force.
According to the agency, this summer’s training program for young volunteer spotlights police officers. In addition to learning the basics of volunteer works, the elementary school students will have a chance to visit the workplace of police and observe police equipment at a close distance, allowing them to better understand the responsibilities of Taipei’s police officers.
This year’s program integrates the basics of volunteer work, which participants are able to learn through interactive games requiring them to work as a team. The members will also have a chance to visit units such as the Police Museum and the Women’s and Children’s Protection Division. They will also have the opportunity to handle police gears such as handcuffs, batons, and bulletproof vests.
TPEDOIT pointed out that every year, the Discovery Center of Taipei organizes training camps for young volunteers which highlights different topics related with Taipei. To find out more about the program, please visit the institution’s Chinese website ([Link]).