Do Tourist Police get paid in Thailand?

The Tourist Police Volunteers are foreign unpaid assistants to the main Tourist Police, who are full time paid Thais. The volunteers don’t do this full time, for example, one of them is the Executive Producer of Pattaya One TV.

Are Thai tourist police armed?

Firearms. There are no standard-issue pistols carried by the Royal Thai Police. Policemen must buy their own pistol and he/she must buy what is available in Thailand and what he/she can afford. If the police officer cannot afford a pistol, he may purchase one by paying in installments through his police co-operative.

How do you call the police in Thailand?

Who to contact in an emergency in Thailand…

Emergency Services Telephone
Police (General Emergency Call) 191
Ambulance and Rescue 1554
Fire 199
National Disaster Warning Centre 1860

What do tourist police do in Thailand?

Tourist police are uniformed personnel who lack police powers and are largely responsible for writing out reports for insurance companies for victims of theft. In more serious cases, they will translate reports to be passed on to the regular police in Bangkok. Recently recruiting foreign nationals living in Thailand.

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How much do Thai police make?

฿637,925 (THB)/yr.

How do I become a tourist police in Thailand?

Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Must pass a thorough criminal background check, the extent to be determined by the Phuket Tourist Police Department. Must have near fluency in the Thai language and/or any other language.

What is a good salary in Thailand?

Thailand has a salary range of 24,500 THB (734 USD) to 433,000 THB (12984 USD) in a month. And its average monthly salary is 96,900 THB (2904 USD). The country has a median salary of 103,000 THB per month, implying that 50% of the Thai population earns more than 103,000 THB, while the other 50% earns below 103,000 THB.

Can I carry a knife in Thailand?

There is no problem if you want to bring a switchblade knife into Thailand. Of course, when you check in for your flight you will need to surrender the knife temporarily to the airline for security reasons. At Thai Customs there will be no problem and no duty will be payable.

Can you carry a gun in Thailand?

Legal weapons

Owning a firearm in the Southeast Asian country has been legal since 1947. However, only licensed gun owners may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition.

Can you own a firearm in Thailand?

Owning a firearm in Thailand has been legal since 1947. The Act Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Fireworks and Imitation of Firearms only allows people to obtain licenses to own guns for the purposes of self-defense, protection of property, sports or hunting.

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What is the average monthly wage in Thailand?

As of January 2020, the average wage in Bangkok was 20,854 baht per month according to the National Statistical Office (NSO). Real wages in Thailand as a whole have dropped from 19,107 baht per month in the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q2016) to 15,337 baht in 4Q2019.