Representing PPAO, President Advisor Samanasak Rattanasaenyanupap took part in the mobilization of Phuket City police force, which took place in front of Phuket City police station on the evening of Monday, February 2.
The mobilization ceremony was overseen by Maj Gen Patchara Boonyasit, Phuket Police Commander, and presided over by Governor Nisit Jansomwong. Police officers and invited guests also witnessed the proceedings. Following orders by the Royal Thai Police and Region 8 Police, police officers were instructed to keep a lookout for and get tough on illegal activities including child prostitutions, forced prostitutions of both Thais and immigrants, sex shows, gambling dens and all types of illegal premises. Police also compiled a list of businesses deemed to have a tendency towards human traffic. The force was made up of 379 officers from Phuket City Police, Tourist Police Division 5, Immigration Department, Airport Immigration, Marine Police Division 8, Phuket Special Branch Police, Narcotics Suppression Police, Crime Detection Police, Administration Division, as well as police volunteers.