Raptors form the special tactical squad of the police force, and have replaced their identification badges with alphanumeric codes. Photo: Edmond So
Raptors form the special tactical squad of the police force, and have replaced their identification badges with alphanumeric codes. Photo: Edmond So

Identification of Hong Kong riot officers using undisclosed codes on helmets is ‘unsatisfactory’, police watchdog says, calling for clarity and accountability

  • Method replaces badges used earlier and protects officers from doxxing, but move was never made public until IPCC’s press conference
  • Watchdog also calls for explanation over separate incident of video showing drunk man being assaulted by police in hospital

Raptors form the special tactical squad of the police force, and have replaced their identification badges with alphanumeric codes. Photo: Edmond So
Raptors form the special tactical squad of the police force, and have replaced their identification badges with alphanumeric codes. Photo: Edmond So
READ FULL ARTICLE