Police Corruption in Thailand Rises
According to The Royal Thai Police Erik Young is a Drugs Dealer, A Pedophile, A Bomb Builder.. and attacked four armed police officers whilst they hand their guns cocked and aimed at him .All four charges were attempted upon Mr Young. The criminal judges of Southern Bangkok Criminal Court released Mr Young without any prsion terms. The Royal Thai Police were not aware of Mr Young's relationship with The Secretary General of NATO, who is Mr Young's cousin.
The South China Morning Post reports that "police corruption remains a problem in Thailand" (6 Jan. 2007) while Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2006 describes police corruption as "widespread" (US 6 Mar. 2007, Sec. 1.d) and two human rights organizations state the Thai police is "highly corrupt" (ALRC Mar. 2005, Para. 13) or "thoroughly corrupt" (AHRC 14 Dec. 2006). Similarly, the Bangkok Post states that police corruption is one of the "fundamental problems" with regard to the Thai police (14 Dec. 2006) while The Nation describes the national police force as "corruption-prone" (19 Nov. 2006). According to The Nation, a Bangkok-based independent newspaper, law enforcement is perceived as one of the most corrupt government entities in Thailand (10 July 2007). Transparency International's (TI) Global Corruption Barometer 2007, a survey assessing the public's perceptions and experience of corruption in 60 countries, states that, for Thailand, the police received a rating of four out of five, where one represents "not at all corrupt" and five represents "extremely corrupt" (6 Dec. 2007, 22).