Dear Security Bureau,

Please would you provide statistics on the number of TIP screenings conducted in Q4 of 2020 and a breakdown of the screenings by Customs and Excise Department, Immigration Department, Labour Department, and the Police respectively?

Further, out of the TIP screenings conducted in Q4 of 2020, how many:
(a) TIP victims were identified?
(b) TIP screenings were referred to the Department of Justice for legal advice or opinion?
(c) TIP screenings proceeded to a Tier 2 full debriefing?

Yours faithfully,

Charlie

Security Bureau

Dear Charlie,

Your application for Access to Information has been received.  The
application is now under processing.  We will get back to you as soon as
possible.

Yours sincerely,

Oliver Lam
(for Secretary for Security)
Tel: 2810 2327

From:        Charlie Yeung <[FOI #551 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        05/01/2021 10:44
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - TIP screening Q4 of 2020

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Dear Security Bureau,

Please would you provide statistics on the number of TIP screenings
conducted in Q4 of 2020 and a breakdown of the screenings by Customs and
Excise Department, Immigration Department, Labour Department, and the
Police respectively?

Further, out of the TIP screenings conducted in Q4 of 2020, how many:
(a) TIP victims were identified?
(b) TIP screenings were referred to the Department of Justice for legal
advice or opinion?
(c) TIP screenings proceeded to a Tier 2 full debriefing?

Yours faithfully,

Charlie

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Security Bureau

Dear Charlie,

Total of 6 912 initial screenings were conducted in 2020 with 3 victims
identified, the breakdown by departments is as follows -
 

2020
Hong Kong Police Force 1 349
Immigration Department 3 504
Customs and Excise Department 204
Labour Department 1 855
Total 6 912

Of the 3 identified victims, Tier 2 full debriefing has been conducted for
all subjects.

We do not have the statistical breakdown of other figures requested.  

Yours sincerely,

Oliver Lam
(for Secretary for Security)
Tel: 2810 2327

From:        SB-AIOREQ/SB/HKSARG
To:        Charlie Yeung <[FOI #551 email]>,
Date:        14/01/2021 08:00
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - TIP screening Q4 of
2020

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Dear Charlie,

Your application for Access to Information has been received.  The
application is now under processing.  We will get back to you as soon as
possible.

Yours sincerely,

Oliver Lam
(for Secretary for Security)
Tel: 2810 2327

From:        Charlie Yeung <[FOI #551 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        05/01/2021 10:44
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - TIP screening Q4 of 2020

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Dear Security Bureau,

Please would you provide statistics on the number of TIP screenings
conducted in Q4 of 2020 and a breakdown of the screenings by Customs and
Excise Department, Immigration Department, Labour Department, and the
Police respectively?

Further, out of the TIP screenings conducted in Q4 of 2020, how many:
(a) TIP victims were identified?
(b) TIP screenings were referred to the Department of Justice for legal
advice or opinion?
(c) TIP screenings proceeded to a Tier 2 full debriefing?

Yours faithfully,

Charlie

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