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  1. Police watchdog to probe beating claim

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The police watchdog will investigate a claim that more than 10 narcotics officers beat two Yuen Long brothers suspected of having drugs in their house. The Independent Police Complaints Council yesterday expressed concern, saying the case would be followed up by its serious complaints committee. Wong Tsz-him, 24, and Wong Tsz-pang, 18, filed a complaint after accusing ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC ORDER

    Hong Kong police receive five complaints over handling of July 1 rally, sit-in

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:20pm

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Watchdog told ‘excessive force’ was used to clear protesters who staged sit-in after July 1 march The police have received five complaints about officers’ behaviour during the July 1 march and an overnight sit-in that followed, the police watchdog says. The policing of the march, which was observed by Independent Police Complaints Council members ...

  3. Police complaints council lacks resources to do its job

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... an exception with the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) because I strongly believe the police complaints system should be operated independently and that it should be fair, effective ... to constantly deal with the public and, as a result, have been the subject of more complaints than officials from other departments. Most complaints of police misconduct are fairly trivial, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Students accuse police of abusing power at universal suffrage protest

    Posted May 30th 2013, 05:52pm by Ng Kang-chung and Jolie Ho

    ... male officers can be sent to handle women protesters. About 10 activists submitted a petition to the civilian-run Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC), led by Federation of Students ... Ng Kang-chung and Jolie Ho Complaint made to watchdog after woman says she was grabbed from behind by a male officer Students accuse police of abusing power at protest Student activists ...

  5. Council shrugs off police chief's refusal to recant

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... treatment of the press during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit last year. Ricky Chu Man-kin, secretary general of the Independent Police Complaints Council, said Tsang's refusal to withdraw ... Chu also said he hoped the council could observe meetings between police and protesters on the planning of rallies so that the watchdog could make more accurate judgments on complaints ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Police watchdog facing challenges

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Simon Young

    ... the complaints. Its work is monitored by the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) to ensure the reports are handled fairly and with a degree of transparency. As one is naturally suspicious ... Simon Young The IPCC needs to demonstrate that it is an impartial contributor to the complaints process Police watchdog facing challenges For 37 years, the city has had a two-tier system ...

  7. Independent body to handle complaints

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Complaints against the police will be handled by a full-fledged statutory body from April 1. The commencement notice for the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) Ordinance was gazetted yesterday, and will be presented for discussion in the Legislative Council next Wednesday for negative vetting. The new body would investigate reports of police wrongdoing ...

  8. Police on wrong end of 'complaint culture'

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang More people are abusing the complaints system against police, according to the chairman of the independent police watchdog. He says among them are those who were at fault in the first place but who accuse officers of having attitude problems. Jat Sew-tong, chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council, said a working group had been set up to think of ways ...

  9. A long road to independence

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The saga of upgrading the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) into a statutory body goes back to 1986 when the Police Complaints Committee (PCC) was set up to monitor the Complaints Against Police Office (Capo). Complaints against the force are examined by Capo- part of the force. Critics say Capo's decisions are biased mostly in favour ...

  10. Fears of tight leash for police watchdog

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Some pan-democrat lawmakers have threatened to veto the setting up of a statutory police watchdog until they are satisfied that the new body will have sufficient government funding. A Legislative Council subcommittee meeting yesterday to discuss the start date for the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) Ordinance boiled down to a debate about whether ...




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