Chris Tang is expected to be sworn in on Tuesday morning as the Commissioner of Police. Photo: Nora Tam

New Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang tells residents: the force cannot end the protests alone

  • Tang worries people only point fingers at police, turn blind eye to mob violence
  • Rejecting charges of brutality, new chief says worsening violence is ‘close to terrorism’
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Chris Tang is expected to be sworn in on Tuesday morning as the Commissioner of Police. Photo: Nora Tam
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Police chief Stephen Lo is the only commissioner in 175 years to retire without any fanfare. Photo: Dickson Lee

No fanfare, no farewell dinner as Hong Kong police chief Stephen Lo makes a quiet exit amid protests

  • Lo’s tenure saw crime rate fall to 48-year low, but trust in police has plummeted
  • A 35-year career ends with unforgiving critics slamming his handling of 2019 protests
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Police chief Stephen Lo is the only commissioner in 175 years to retire without any fanfare. Photo: Dickson Lee
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