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Ho Chi Minh City police ensures local security and social order

December, 02 2019
MPS - General To Lam, Member of the Politburo and Minister of Public Security, leading Inspection Team No. 1 of the Ministry of Public Security on December 1 checked the task performance of the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Police Department on their task performance in 2019.

The event saw the presence of Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Party Committee, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal People's Committee among other representatives of various functional units under the Ministry of Public Security.

Minister To Lam speaks at the event.


According to leaders of the Ho Chi Minh Municipal Police Department, in 2019, the unit has successfully investigated 3,080 cases of offences of social order and safety, up by 1.68% compared to the same period in 2018, solved 88.75% of serious and extremely serious criminal cases, handled 1,570 drug-related cases with 3,612 suspects arrested and nearly 345 kg of heroin, over 1.3 tons of synthetic drugs seized. 

The municipal police also reduced the number of traffic accidents and fire incidents while promoting the movement “All people protect the national security” with many effective approaches.

Overview of the meeting.


In addition, the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Police Department has streamlined its apparatus towards effectiveness and efficiency in line with the instructions of the leadership of the Ministry of Public Security and kept taking the lead in posting professional police officers to communal police posts. 

Speaking at the meeting, on behalf of the Public Security Central Party Committee and the Ministry of Public Security, Minister To Lam recognized and praised the achievements obtained by officers and soldiers of the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Police Department in 2019. He said, these achievements have significantly contributed to the socio-economic development of Ho Chi Minh City and the whole country. 

Lt. Gen. Le Dong Phong, Director of the Ho Chi Minh Municipal Police Department delivers a report on the unit’s task performance in 2019.


The Minister asked the municipal police force to take specific measures to improve the State governance over national security and social order while creating favorable conditions for citizens and enterprises to complete administrative procedures, strictly handling violations of traffic safety, urban order and fire safety, and launching intensive campaigns to crack down on crimes during the coming Lunar New Year holidays.

By Minh Hoang
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