17 Mar '11, 2pm

New fun posters to prevent crime via @cmswire

New fun posters to prevent crime via @cmswire

Bright yellow background with black 'stickman' characters on them will tell Singaporeans to beware of crimes such as housebreaking and snatchtheft. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE VIGILANCE, but with a smile. The police's crime prevention campaign has a new element of fun to it. No more using serious posters with fearful victims and menacing criminals. Instead, bright yellow backgrounds with black 'stickman' characters on them will tell Singaporeans to beware of crimes such as housebreaking and snatchtheft. These light-hearted posters with serious messages debuted on Thursday, and can be seen at bus stops islandwide. They were designed by students from the Lasalle College of the Arts, the winning entries in a competition for the best concept. The competition, which was held last year, yielded the current design, which was chosen from among 10 entries. The objective was fo...

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