The People’s Armed Police is now under the command of the Central Military Commission. Photo: Xinhua

China’s armed police sees leadership overhaul under reform designed to tighten Communist Party control

  • A restructuring of the People’s Armed Police that began two years ago may be reaching its end after a number of senior commanders were promoted last week
  • The force is now under the direct control of the Central Military Commission – which is chaired by President Xi Jinping – rather than local governments
Topic |   China’s military
The People’s Armed Police is now under the command of the Central Military Commission. Photo: Xinhua
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