The reports at the meeting revealed that the successes of the Lai Chau police in maintaining security, social order and safety in the province contributed to creating favorable conditions for provincial socio-economic development, culture as well as international cooperation.
Minister To Lam suggested that in the coming time, the MPS and Lai Chau Provincial Party Committee should continue to strengthen the coordination to achieve common goals of protecting national security, maintaining social stability, order and promoting socio-economic development.
On the same day, Minister To Lam attended and delivered keynote speech at a conference on reviewing task performance of the Lai Chau Provincial Police Department in 2019 and launching its working plan in 2020.
According to the reports, the Lai Chau police made a big success in the fight against crime while cooperating with relevant agencies in the province to promote laws dissemination and education, spreading the movement of “All people protect national security” and encouraging people to report crime to the police.
As a result, in 2019, the Lai Chau police discovered 269 drug-related cases, arrested 312 suspects, and seized 10.66 kg heroin, 12 kg opium and other types of drug. The rate of successful investigation of serious cases reached 100 percent.
Speaking at the conference, Minister To Lam praised all officers and soldiers of the Lai Chau Provincial Police Department for their good performances over the past time. He believed that the local police forces will successfully maintain local security, social order and safety in the coming time.
To meet this end, the Lai Chau Provincial Police Department should first deploy functional forces to ensure security and social order as well as traffic safety during the Tet holiday and Spring festivals.