Thonglor Police Leaflet Explaining Search Policy

Published on 27th December 2014 by Stickboy BKK

Thonglor Police Stop And Search Leaflet

Following a month of bad publicity regarding police stop and searches around the Asoke / Sukhumvit area of Bangkok, Thonglor Police District have printed a leaflet outlining your rights as a foreigner if stopped by the police.

Officers were seen passing them out in Soi Cowboy on Friday and Saturday night.

The contents of the leaflet covers most of the answers Thonglor chief Pol. Col. Chutrakul Yodmadee outlined in the Police Stop & Search: What You Need To Know list shared on Stickboy 10 days ago with some additional information and useful telephone numbers.

Thonglor Police Travel Information

police leaflet

Thonglor Police Station notice about searching foreigners for contraband

1. Searching foreigners

1.1 Foreigners may take photos of police office(r)s who do the search before searching begins.

1.2 Searching has to be done in a place with sufficient lighting and not be desolated.

1.3 Do not pay any amount of money to police officers whether you are asked to do or not.

1.4 In case you are on (in) a vehicle or a taxi, whether a private vehicle or a taxi,
police officers who stop a vehicle and do the search must be in a proper checkpoint, under control of a commissioned officers.

2. Collecting urine specimen must be done only in the police station.

3. Foreigners could carry a copy of first page and entry stamped page of their passport instead of the original one.

*** If there are further questions or any fairness requested.

Pol. Col. Chutrakul Yodmadee: 08-3349-3349

The back page lists useful numbers of local police stations and hospitals.

Police 191
Tourist Police 1155

Police Station

Thonglor Police: 02-3818853
Klongton Police: 02-3140041
Lumpini Police: 02-2555993
Bangrak Police: 02-2340242
Makkasan Police: 02-3181821

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