Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau Hui-yan, charged with assaulting a policeman a year ago, leaves Eastern Court on August 11. The following day, Chau and her co-defendant were acquitted by the magistrate who said the officers involved “were not honest and reliable witnesses”. Photo: Brian Wong Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau Hui-yan, charged with assaulting a policeman a year ago, leaves Eastern Court on August 11. The following day, Chau and her co-defendant were acquitted by the magistrate who said the officers involved “were not honest and reliable witnesses”. Photo: Brian Wong
Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau Hui-yan, charged with assaulting a policeman a year ago, leaves Eastern Court on August 11. The following day, Chau and her co-defendant were acquitted by the magistrate who said the officers involved “were not honest and reliable witnesses”. Photo: Brian Wong
Jimmy Lai

Letters | Hong Kong police fail the test on professional ethics and integrity

  • Force values deemed “necessary to maintain confidence” in Hong Kong police are universal ones that contribute to the safety and stability of any society. But the latest high-profile events suggest a lack of compliance with the force’s own requirements.

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Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau Hui-yan, charged with assaulting a policeman a year ago, leaves Eastern Court on August 11. The following day, Chau and her co-defendant were acquitted by the magistrate who said the officers involved “were not honest and reliable witnesses”. Photo: Brian Wong Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau Hui-yan, charged with assaulting a policeman a year ago, leaves Eastern Court on August 11. The following day, Chau and her co-defendant were acquitted by the magistrate who said the officers involved “were not honest and reliable witnesses”. Photo: Brian Wong
Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau Hui-yan, charged with assaulting a policeman a year ago, leaves Eastern Court on August 11. The following day, Chau and her co-defendant were acquitted by the magistrate who said the officers involved “were not honest and reliable witnesses”. Photo: Brian Wong
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