Hundreds of police quit force during protests
Several hundred police officers quit the force during Hong Kong’s months of social turmoil, as the number of new recruits plummeted by around 40 percent, the Security Bureau revealed on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the police recruited just over 760 officers between April last year and February this year, which was a 40 percent drop compared with the previous full financial year.
The number of applicants to the force during the same period also plunged by a similar percentage, to fewer than 11,000.
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