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Police want conscripts to boost ranks

Force will propose change to police law

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NONG KHAI - The Royal Thai Police Office will propose amending the police law to allow for police conscription as part of national service, a senior officer in the force says. 

Deputy national police Pol Gen Watcharapol Prasanratchakij said an amendment to the Police Act is being prepared to provide for the annual drafting of 10,000 police conscripts.

National police chief Adul Saengsingkaew has given the green light to the proposal. Budget details are being worked out, he said.

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