Police Chief

Police chief hits back on leaked documents

Police chief Andy Tsang Wai-hung tried yesterday to distance the force from course material leaked onto the internet.

The South China Morning Post on Wednesday highlighted two police college teaching notes.

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Police threaten to go beyond the law

Everyone frets about how the new government under Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will threaten Hong Kong's civil liberties. But the official we should be most worried about is the police chief.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Council shrugs off police chief's refusal to recant

The police watchdog says it will not take as a sign of disrespect Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung's refusal to recant his excuse for officers' tough treatment of the press during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit last year.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Time for police chief to come clean over access to vigil

8 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Gay protester takes police chief to court

A participant in an anti-homophobia rally that was interrupted by police for allegedly violating public entertainment laws is taking the commissioner of police to court in a judicial review.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Law needs more bite in animal cases

There was a time when a complaint to the police about animal cruelty would likely elicit a yawn and a dismissive wave of the hand. Even when an animal abuser was convicted in court, he was likely to get no more than a slap on the wrist with a small fine.

No longer.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the report headlined 'Police chief promises to tackle heavy workload' on page 2 of the Sunday Morning Post on January 30, the crime figures should have read 77,600 in 2009 and 75,900 last year.

2 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Former police chief's mistress jailed

The mistress of the former police chief in Guangdong has been jailed for three years for taking bribes, Xinhua reports. Chongqing Municipal No1 Intermediate People's Court yesterday also confiscated 100,000 yuan (HK$118,000) in cash and a vehicle from former Guangdong Cable Television Station newsreader Li Yong - a mistress of former provincial police chief Chen Shaoji .

28 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Tang King-shing's four-year roller coaster ride comes to an end

For Tang King-shing, his four years as police commissioner were like a ride on a roller coaster. He started as a popular police chief with an elite anti-terrorist background and turned out to be a contrite leader who openly apologised to victims of police scandals.

7 Jan 2011 - 12:00am


Smooth sailing at school drama

I enjoy being a member of the school's English Drama Club.

I joined the club only this year, but I have already played an important role in a play. It was called The Busy Police Station and was staged in the school hall in February.

The story revolves around a police station full of lazy officers.

8 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Ex-police chief bucks the trend to cook up a savoury following in retirement

Never a fan of Dick Lee Ming-kwai when he was police commissioner, I have been salivating over his food column (pictured), which appears in Eastweek every week.

8 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Protests no problem: police chief

Police chief Tang King-shing insisted yesterday that despite more than 460 events, activities and protests being lined up for the 10th anniversary of the handover, he had enough manpower to ensure they ran smoothly.

Mr Tang said since the events would be spread over several days, there would be no problem dealing with them.

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Body mix-up was force's fault, admits police chief

Commissioner Dick Lee Ming-kwai yesterday admitted police had made a mistake in the mix-up of two bodies at Fu Shan mortuary.

Mr Lee said the error was made in the process of officers handling the two bodies.

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Bribery case worsens for ex-police chief

Bribes allegedly taken by a former district police chief were much higher than a figure announced earlier, Shenzhen investigators have reported.

31 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Assaults against officers soaring: police chief

Hong Kong's police chief yesterday warned of a soaring number of assaults against his officers, saying he feared people were resorting to violence to express their dissatisfaction with society.

19 Jun 2003 - 12:00am