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Thai Police Reform [Video]

The Royal Thai Police has had a public image problem for years. And recently, several high-profile scandals have brought renewed focus on the inner workings of the force that’s directly controlled by the Prime Minister. This at a time when pro-democracy street protests are finding new momentum. Scott Heidler with the story from Bangkok.

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Chile launches plan for police reform [Video]

Chile’s government has launched a plan to reform the police and increase accountability.Officers have been accused of abuse of power, corruption and human rights violations.Training for new police recruits has been doubled to two years, emphasising human rights and acceptable use of crowd control weapons.But questions remain about the speed of change, and the sincerity of the process. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile.- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/- Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/- Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#Chile #ChilePoliceReforms #AljazeeraEnglish