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'Gangnam Style' tourist police

  • Published by Vedat
South Korea unveiled its new "tourist police" force last week. Police uniforms are designed by same designer of famous Korean musician Psy who became a world phenomenon with his song “Gangnam Style”.

Seoul-Tourist-PoliceAround 100 young policemen and women make up the first batch of the new force - formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in the South Korean capital.

The officers were handpicked for their linguistic skills, and can speak a range of languages including English, Japanese and Mandarin.

The police are unarmed and are meant to summon regular officers in the event of any serious crime.
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