Police probe handbill and whistle protest incidents

Police are investigating whether protesters are criminally liable for covering a police motorbike with handbills and blowing a whistle close to an officer's ear, during the July 1 march.

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 12:00am

Police probe incidents on march that riled ranks

Police are investigating whether protesters are criminally liable for covering a police motorbike with handbills and blowing a whistle close to an officer's ear, during the July 1 march.

Photos of the two incidents, widely circulated on the internet, have stirred heated debate about the behaviour of protesters and police during the march.

11 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Suspected drug dealers flee police, but leave ID cards

Two suspected drug traffickers who reversed their car into a police sergeant and rammed a minibus and a taxi in Mong Kok before running away are being hunted - and officers know who they are looking for.

The pair, a man and a woman in their 30s, left their personal belongings, including their identity cards, in the car.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Thief strikes at home of assistant police chief

A raid on the home of one of the city's top policemen netted a thief more than HK$4 million in jewellery and cash - because the officer failed to follow his own force's security tips.

The valuables were taken from the Kowloon Tong flat of Assistant Commissioner Vincent Wong Fook-chuen, who is due to retire this month, while he and his wife were in Britain.

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

Policeman shoots attacker dead

A traffic policeman shot dead a man in Sham Shui Po last night in apparent self-defence while trying to stop what was believed to be a triad attack.

The policeman was at the junction of Pratas Street and Castle Peak Road when he saw five men, all armed with knives, getting out of a car at about 9.40pm.

12 May 2012 - 12:00am

Guilty plea over vandalism at police HQ

A man with a history of bipolar disorder yesterday pleaded guilty to spraying graffiti on a wall at police headquarters and throwing a can at an officer from a metal ledge.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Four officers hurt subduing inmate

20 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hawker fights counts of obstructing path, officer

A Fa Yuen Street hawker whose prosecution last month led to a four-hour standoff between onlookers and police pleaded not guilty to obstructing the street and preventing an officer from carrying out his duties.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

ICAC plugs holes amid shortage of investigators

The city's graft buster is trying to work around a serious shortage of investigators, which has forced it to promote a number of officers to the rank of principal investigator and extend one officer's term past the official retirement age.

22 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Distraught father stabs policeman

A policeman was in serious condition last night after he was stabbed by the distraught father of a man whose body he was guarding.

Constable Ko Chun-sing, 25, was wounded in the chin after being sent to a seventh-floor flat in Tuen Mun where Wong Chi-wai, 25, who was mentally impaired, was found unconscious in bed at about 10am.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Row over campus incident deepens

The row over security during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Hong Kong deepened yesterday as lawmakers and students rejected an account given by Police Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung and said he should resign if it was found he was not telling the truth.

30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Officer hurt in fall at government HQ

A policeman sustained serious injuries after falling while making a building security check at the new government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday morning.

Constable Ng Hon-man, 31, fell six metres from where he was checking a false ceiling at the main entrance to the government headquarters. He was knocked unconscious and hurt his head, ribs, lungs and left arm.

16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Facing up to challenges

Officers at the Correctional Services Department (CSD) have responsibilities that go beyond enforcing law and order.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Officer denies trying to evade taxi fare

An expatriate officer has denied trying to escape paying a taxi fare of HK$161.50 while drunk outside a police station.

Senior Inspector Andrew Livesey, 47, pleaded not guilty in Kwun Tong Court yesterday to three charges - making off without payment, obstructing a police officer, and being drunk and disorderly - on May 12.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Police defend officer who drew pistol

Police say an officer who drew his pistol when an emotional woman brandished a pair of scissors at him in Wan Chai on Wednesday was complying with police force guidelines.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am