Riot police officers warn protesters to stop as the crowd smashes windows of the Legislative Council Complex in Admiralty during a demonstration against the now-withdrawn extradition bill on July 1, the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Why Hong Kong’s police commissioner has the best job in the world

  • The police chief has failed to safeguard Legco, police headquarters and other public property, protect officers and their families, or defend the force’s reputation. And yet he faces no disciplinary action
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Riot police officers warn protesters to stop as the crowd smashes windows of the Legislative Council Complex in Admiralty during a demonstration against the now-withdrawn extradition bill on July 1, the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Members of the Independent Police Complaints Council meet the press in Wan Chai on August 23 to share the results of a fact-finding study on recent events. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Bernard Chan
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Bernard Chan

Let the IPCC do its job of evaluating police conduct during the protests before taking the next step, an independent inquiry included

  • The discontent in Hong Kong clearly runs deep, and the next policy address will include official government responses
  • The IPCC has a role to play too, and should be given a chance before launching a complicated commission of inquiry

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Members of the Independent Police Complaints Council meet the press in Wan Chai on August 23 to share the results of a fact-finding study on recent events. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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