Beijing police publishes cartoon images of residents who tip off police
Updated: 2015-08-20 14:55
The cartoon image of Xicheng dama with the Chinese words reading "Love Beijing, love Xicheng, I contribute to safety."
According to an official from Xicheng's politics and law committee, more than 70,000 residents in the district are involved in community work which includes reporting any suspicious activity to the police, with about 50,000 real-name registered volunteers and the rest comprises of security guards, cleaners, etc.
The volunteers are often seen and easily spotted on the street with their red armbands or red hats.
The group members have been allocated to different duties such as patrolling, publicity, guarding and security checks, according to their gender, age and physical condition.