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Eric Lockeyear

A worthy predecessor?

Police public relations supremo Eric Lockeyear finally bowed out last week after four years of having his ear bent by pesky reporters.

No doubt he is relieved to have washed his hands of Hong Kong's press corps after years of frustration on both sides.

Sunday, 8 September, 1996, 12:00am

A worthy predecessor?

Police public relations supremo Eric Lockeyear finally bowed out last week after four years of having his ear bent by pesky reporters.

No doubt he is relieved to have washed his hands of Hong Kong's press corps after years of frustration on both sides.

8 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Wielding power down at the court

There may be a perfectly innocent explanation for this. We don't want to deny the Judiciary's maintenance men a fair trial.

Nor would we presume anyone guilty of putting them up to some judicious switch-flicking.

26 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Police assaults 'clap-trap'

POLICE say claims almost half the suspects who gave confessions over a two-month period last year were threatened or assaulted were 'simplistic clap-trap'.

2 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Calling police priorities into question

I WONDER if Chief Superintendent Eric Lockeyear would still claim (as he has on a number of occasions in these columns and on the radio) that motorists will not usually get a parking ticket unless they are parked on the pavement or causing an obstruction.

5 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Nothing cute about our finest

POLICE spokesman Eric Lockeyear has been shocked by the whole police nude-photo scandal. 'I would like to put on record that we are not changing our moniker from 'Asia's finest' to 'Asia's cutest',' he said.

11 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Impartial?

MR Eric Lockeyear, for the Commissioner of Police, successfully evaded my questions in his letter headlined, 'Why complaint was passed back to station' (South China Morning Post, April 29).

The questions I put in my letter (Post, April 12) were simple.

25 May 1995 - 12:00am

Fall in women police recruits

THE number of women seeking careers in the police has dropped by 35 per cent this year at a time when force managers want to broaden the female profile in major operational functions.

Latest police figures show between January and June, 1,195 fewer women sought to join as recruit constables than in 1993.

13 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Dial again

WE regret the problem your correspondent had in contacting police to report a traffic light malfunction in Kwun Tong on January 4 (South China Morning Post, January 7). Unfortunately he/she had been given a telephone number used only in office hours.

12 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

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