Written Replies to Parliamentary Questions

Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on Police Assistance to Persons Wanting to Locate Long-lost Adult Family Members, by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law

Published: 05 July 2021


Mr Murali Pillai: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs whether the Singapore Police Force may be minded to provide assistance to persons wanting to locate their long-lost adult family members.


1.   When Police receive a report on a missing person, investigations will be conducted to locate the person’s whereabouts.  Police will accord priority to missing persons who may be at higher risk. These include young children, elderly persons, persons with intellectual disabilities such as dementia and those missing under suspicious circumstances.