Singapore and Korea police forces sign memorandum of understanding

Singapore Police Force (SPF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) at KNPA's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday.

The MOU which was signed by SPF's Commissioner of Police Ng Joo Hee and KNPA's Commissioner General Lee Sung-han, aims to strengthen law enforcement cooperation between the two forces.

It is expected to further enhance information sharing, capacity building, professional development and training between the two forces.

The significant milestone development in the relationship between SPF and KNPA, would "enable both forces to learn and tap on each other's capabilities, so as to strengthen our fights against transnational criminals and syndicates", said Commissioner Ng, in a statement on Tuesday. He also emphasised the importance of international cooperation in the fight against crime.