The police force is set for a major reshuffle following the appointment of a deputy commissioner as undersecretary for security with the Security Bureau.
The appointment comes before a tide of departures expected among the senior ranks over the next two years.Thursday, 13 September, 2012, 3:00am
Scandal is a serious issue, says chief executive
Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has expressed concern over the nude photo saga that has shocked the entertainment world and the community over the past two weeks.
In a letter to lawmaker Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, Mr Tsang said the scandal was 'a serious issue, which demanded further follow-up'.14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Cheung Chi-shum, who rose from the rank of police inspector to assistant commissioner, almost did not become a policeman.
He revealed in an interview with a Chinese-language newspaper in 2001 that he failed two recruitment tests in 1967 and 1968.11 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
A woman police commissioner will probably head the male-dominated 34,000-strong police force in the future, Commissioner Tsang Yam-pui says.
In an interview with the Civil Service Newsletter Editorial Board, Mr Tsang says he is sure 'there will be a reasonable prospect' of a woman holding the rank of commissioner.5 Mar 2002 - 12:00am
February 25 marked Tsang Pik Shan Secondary School's 7th speech day.
The simple yet solemn ceremony was officiat ed by Assistant Commissioner for Labour Jennie Chor Chan Chui-yuk. Madam Tsang, after whom the school was named, was remembered for her efforts in the field of Hong Kong education in the first half of the 20th century.20 Mar 2000 - 12:00am
Police are hot under the collar because they are not allowed to take off their jackets in the summer unless they get permission from top brass.
They cannot don short sleeves until either regional commanders or assistant commissioners say so.
The officers say they are covered in sweat after shifts in scorching heat and want their bosses to change the rule.13 Jul 1998 - 12:00am
It has been nearly a year since Assistant Commissioner Dick Lee Ming-kwai defended the use of music to drown out protests.9 Jun 1998 - 12:00am
YOUNG offenders and their parents will be able to hammer out their disputes at the first centre for family bonding, now being built at the Tai Tam Gap correctional institution.
Plans are also underway to build more centres to improve family relations, said Assistant Commissioner of Correctional Services (Rehabilitation) Kelvin Pang Sung-yuen yesterday.29 Mar 1998 - 12:00am
More than 70 Junior Police Call (JPC) members pitted their strength against the forces of nature as part of the Hong Kong Award for Young People Scheme.
They were on a one-day orientation camp at Lam Tseung, organised by Kowloon East branch members who had recently joined the scheme.20 Nov 1997 - 12:00am
I was shocked by Assistant Commissioner Dick Lee Ming-kwai's defence of the use of music by the police to drown out handover protests (South China Morning Post, July 8).
His lame and insincere excuse that the music was for the relaxation and enjoyment of police officers and the public is completely ludicrous.22 Jul 1997 - 12:00am
Every vacancy in the top tiers of the police will have at least three qualified candidates to choose from, say management.
A total of 43 of the 152 general stream officers from senior superintendent to deputy commissioner have applied for retirement or early retirement before July next year.27 Jun 1996 - 12:00am
BEARINGS on buses will have to be changed every two years, following a series of incidents in which wheels have fallen off, legislators were told yesterday.
The requirement has been imposed by the Transport Department after five cases of bus wheels falling off or becoming loose between August and December.19 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
'I will follow with interest the development of Hong Kong and come back . . . there's no doubt there will be ups and downs.3 Sep 1995 - 12:00am
THE Government yesterday announced the appointment of the three top policemen to head the force in the run-up to the 1997 change of sovereignty.
The new Commissioner of Police will be Eddie Hui Ki-on, 50. His two deputies will be Peter So Lai-yin, 51, and Peter Wong Tsan-kwong, 48.11 May 1994 - 12:00am
EIGHT new police commanders have been confirmed to complete the team geared to guide the force through the rigours of reform and transformation.30 Apr 1994 - 12:00am