According to Beijing Public Security, in preparation for China’s commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on September 3, the police have launched a citywide security campaign that involves 850,000 people throughout the city’s various districts. During the parade, the leaders of the Communist Party will review the troops.
Starting from August 20, the 850,000 participants in the security campaign will be wearing red armbands and stand as guards along Beijing’s main streets, in different communities, in shopping malls, and in other public places. The security requirements include patrols on every street or alley, guards at designated key locations, and lookouts at government buildings, shopping malls, stores, and markets.
Source: People’s Public Security Daily reprinted by People’s Daily, August 20, 2015, http://society.people.com.cn/n/2015/0820/c136657-27492645.html