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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 - 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 17.6pc rise in complaints endorsed against police

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tang There was a 17.6 per cent increase last year in the number of complaints brought by the public against the police that were endorsed by the Independent Police Complaints Council. As a result of the complaints, criminal and disciplinary proceedings were brought or internal action taken against 172 police officers, according to the annual report of the watchdog ...

  6. Probe to be monitored, police chief says

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Police Commissioner Tang King-shing has given assurances that an investigation into a police assault complaint will be monitored closely by the Independent Police Complaints Council. Two brothers, who filed a complaint last Thursday, said more than 10 narcotics officers broke down the front door of their Yuen Long village home and beat the elder brother, rupturing his ...

  7. Jitters over watchdog role in talks on protest policing

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it was revealed yesterday. The Independent Police Complaints Council put the idea to the police last month, but earlier this month the force expressed concerns about the request for council observers, said a source familiar with the matter. Council chairman Jat Sew-tong told the Post in April that the council would like to monitor police handling of protests as early as the planning stage. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    DAB's Lawrence Ma applies for security undersecretary post

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... to deputy police commissioner, John Lee Ka-chiu. The appointment is expected to be announced after the Legislative Council election. Ma, a member of the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC), who returned from Australia in 2007, said he had already been interviewed for the job. He said he would be happy to renounce his Australian passport if he was appointed. Council member Albert ...

  9. Why flawed privacy ordinance must be given more teeth

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am so glad that Eugene R. Raitt and the Hong Kong Direct Marketing Association consider the existing Personal Data Privacy Ordinance 'fine the way it is written' ('Privacy ordinance already gives people enough protection', March 12). I am sure that is a great relief to all the people whose data was leaked from the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) last ...

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    Nearly 100 Hong Kong government bodies refuse to reveal bills in SCMP spending poll

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 10:06am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Independent Police Complaints Council's entertainment expenses are in stark contrast with graft-buster's under Timothy Tong Police watchdog ... and gifts in a South China Morning Post survey. The figures from the Independent Police Complaints Council suggest a far more frugal approach than the Independent Commission Against Corruption ...




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