Dear Hong Kong Police Force Support Wing,

I would like to request for data about the suicide cases that occurred in 2016, 2017 and 2018, in the following aspects:

- Number of suicide cases that possess recognizance papers
- A breakdown of the nationality, gender and age of such cases

Thank you for your attention on the matter,

Yours faithfully,

Paulus Choy
Research and Policy Advocacy Volunteer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

香港警務處 支援部

Dear Mr. CHOY,

Your Application for Access to Information dated 2018-08-20 is received.
 We would like to enquire about the definition of "possess recognizance
papers".  

Thank you.

(Ms. Winnie TAI)
for Commissioner of Police

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Dear Paulus,

Regarding the number of suicide cases that possess recognizance papers,
please kindly advise the contents/meaning of the recognizance papers.  

Thank you for your time.

Best Regards,

YEUNG Fat-hong, Oscar
Miscellaneous Enquires Sub-Unit Commander
Yaumatei Division
Hong Kong Police Force
Tel: 3661 9512
Fax: 3661 9514
 

"Paulus Choy" To: "FOI requests at Hong Kong
<[FOI #299 email]> Police Force Support Wing"
<[Hong Kong Police Force Support Wing request email]>
  2018-08-20 10:38 Cc:
Subject: Freedom of Information
request - Data request
Reference: about suicides in Hong Kong

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Dear Hong Kong Police Force Support Wing,

I would like to request for data about the suicide cases that occurred in
2016, 2017 and 2018, in the following aspects:

- Number of suicide cases that possess recognizance papers
- A breakdown of the nationality, gender and age of such cases

Thank you for your attention on the matter,

Yours faithfully,

Paulus Choy
Research and Policy Advocacy Volunteer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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Dear Hong Kong Police Force Support Wing,

The term "possess recognizance papers" refers to people who were on recognizance, that committed suicide. Recognizance is commonly referred to in Cantonese as "擔保書" or "行街紙".

Yours faithfully,

Paulus Choy
Research and Policy Advocacy volunteer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

香港警務處 支援部

Dear Paulus CHOY,

        I refer to your application dated 20 August 2018 requiring the
statistics of suicide cases.
2.        I am sorry to inform you that the Police do not maintain your
requested figures.

3.        For enquiry, please contact me at 852-2860 8156.

Regards,
Ms Shirley HO
Crime Wing Access to Information Officer
for Commissioner of Police

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