Senior Officers

  • Mr LO Wai-chung, Stephen
    Commissioner of Police

    Commissioner of Police

    Mr. LO Wai-chung, Stephen, joined the Hong Kong Police in 1984 as an inspector after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. He has over 31 years of service and a wealth of experience in criminal investigation, international liaison, service quality management, security and operational duties. He was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2009 and the Police Distinguished Service Medal in 2014.

    In the early part of his career, Mr. LO worked in a wide range of crime posts at both regional and headquarter levels, including the Regional Crime Unit and the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau.  He also played an instrumental role in developing the Force’s first-generation Major Incident and Disaster Support System.  Between 1999 and 2001, Mr. LO was seconded to the Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France as a Liaison Officer. Subsequently, he was promoted within this organisation to serve as the Assistant Director heading the Interpol Asia and South Pacific Branch.

    After returning to Hong Kong, Mr. LO worked as a senior superintendent in the Service Quality Wing and the Complaints Against Police Office between 2002 and 2005.  Upon promotion to chief superintendent in 2005, he went on to complete attachments in Security Wing and as Deputy Regional Commander in Kowloon West. In 2009, he became Assistant Commissioner of Police commanding the Security Wing and was promoted to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime and Security Wing in 2011.  In 2013, Mr LO was again promoted and appointed as the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations. He was transferred to the post of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management in 2014.

    Mr. LO has attended various overseas training programmes, including a command course for police chiefs at the Chinese People’s Public Security University (Beijing, 2004), a management course in Harvard University for senior government officials (Boston, 2007) and a prestigous leadership development programme organised by the National Executive Institute of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States (2010).  Mr. LO also holds a master’s degree in Risk, Crisis & Disaster Management.

     

  • Mr WONG Chi-hung, Tony
    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Mr. WONG joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector in June 1981.

    During his first ten years of service, he held a variety of operational posts at Divisional, District and Regional levels with an emphasis on criminal investigation. From 1993 – 1995, Mr. WONG served in the Commissioner’s Office as the Personal Assistant to the Commissioner. Following promotion to the rank of Superintendent in 1995, Mr. WONG worked in the Narcotics Bureau, Security Wing and was then seconded to Security Bureau of the HKSAR Government from 1999 – 2002. Thereafter Mr. WONG served as the Senior Superintendent Operations in Police Headquarters and then as Airport District Commander. On promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2004, he assumed the post of Chief Superintendent Technical Services Division, became Central District Commander in 2006 and Commandant of the Police Tactical Unit in 2008. Mr. WONG was further promoted to become Assistant Commissioner, Operations in 2009 and then as Director of Operations in February 2013.

    During his career, Mr. WONG has attended local command courses and various overseas/Mainland development programmes at institutes such as the Canadian Police College, UK Police Staff College, Harvard Business School, Tsinghua University and Chinese Academy of Governance. He was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2008 and the Police Distinguished Service Medal in July 2014.

    In September 2014 Mr. WONG was promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner in charge of Operations.

  • Mr CHAU Kwok-leung, Alfred
    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management

    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management

    Mr. CHAU joined the Hong Kong Police as a Constable in 1978 and was appointed to the Inspectorate in 1985.

    During the early stage of his police career, he served in a variety of operational posts in the Uniform Branch and Criminal Investigation Department at Divisional, District and Regional levels, as well as in a training post at the Police Tactical Unit Headquarters.

    In 2001, upon promotion to Senior Superintendent, he served as the Airport Police District Commander and then as Senior Superintendent, Operations, Operations Wing. On advancement to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 2004, he commanded the Central Police District.  In 2007, he was transferred to head the Human Resources Branch of the Personnel Wing.

    He rose to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police in 2009 and became the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel. In 2012, he assumed the post of Regional Commander, New Territories North Region. In January 2013, he was promoted to Senior Assistant Commissioner and became the Director of Personnel and Training.  In May 2015, he was further promoted and assumed his present post of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Management.

    He has attended development courses at various training institutes including the Canadian Police College, the Henley Management College, the Royal College of Defence Studies in the United Kingdom, the Australian Institute of Police Management, the Tsinghua University and the Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing.  He was awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2006 and the Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2014.

    Mr. CHAU holds a Diploma in Management Studies, a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration and a Master’s Degree in International and Public Affairs.

  • Mr LAU Yip-shing, Alan
    Director of Operations

    Director of Operations

    Mr. LAU joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector of Police in 1984. He has worked in a variety of formations since joining the Hong Kong Police Force. In the first ten years of his career he served mostly as a crime manager at district and headquarters levels. In 1994 he began to work in various policy wings and operations formations, including the Training Wing, the Personnel Wing, the Police Public Relations Branch, the Operations Branch of Hong Kong Island Region, Kowloon City District, Yau Tsim District, the Information Systems Wing and the Marine Region. He has also worked in the Hong Kong Airport Authority on secondment between 2000 and 2003, during which he was responsible for overseeing aviation security services in the Hong Kong International Airport.

    Mr. LAU was Director of Management Services before taking up the post of Director of Operations.

    Mr. LAU holds a Master Degree in Training and Human Resource Management.

  • Mr AU Chi-kwong, Sonny
    Director of Crime and Security

    Director of Crime and Security

    Mr AU joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1980 as a Constable and was appointed to the Inspectorate in 1986.

    His early years in the Inspectorate were spent in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island performing frontline operational duties.  Mr AU was promoted to Superintendent in 1997 and became Divisional Commander, Central Division.  For four years between 1998 and 2002 he was the Aide-de-Camp to the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

    In the rank of Senior Superintendent, Mr AU was the Deputy District Commander of Mongkok District and Border District respectively in 2003 - 2007.  As a Chief Superintendent, he served in Security Wing and was the District Commander of Wanchai District in 2007 - 2011.  He was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in 2011 and had been in charge of Security Wing until his promotion to Senior Assistant Commissioner and appointment as the Director of Personnel and Training in 2015.  He has been the Director of Crime and Security since March 2016.

    Mr AU attended the International Strategic Leadership Programme at Bramshill in United Kingdom in 2004 and Salzburg Global Seminar in Austria in 2007.  He was the Visiting Fellow of the Police Executive Leadership Programme at the Australian Institute of Police Management in 2008 and International Visitor of the US State Department in 2009.  He attended the Transnational Security Cooperation Course at the Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii and National Studies at Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2010.  He attended the Advanced National Studies Programme at the Chinese Academy of Governance, Beijing and Senior Executives in National and International Security Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2012.

    Mr AU holds a Bachelor Degree in Arts (Western Arts and Humanities) and a Master Degree in Public Administration.  He was awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal in 2011.

  • Ms CHIU Wai-yin, Winnie
    Director of Personnel and Training

    Director of Personnel and Training

    Ms. CHIU Wai-yin joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector in January 1983.  She has served in a wide spectrum of posts encompassing criminal intelligence, narcotics, international liaison, training, divisional, district and regional command as well as operations policy and support.

    In 1997, Ms. CHIU was a core member of the Implementation Team for the Security Arrangements of the Handover Ceremony and the World Bank / International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings held in Hong Kong.  As Superintendent Operations (Special Duty), she was responsible for media liaison and related security matters.

    Ms. CHIU was promoted to Chief Superintendent in 2006 and served as District Commander, Western District and subsequently as District Commander, Central District and Deputy Regional Commander, New Territories North.  She was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in 2011 and took up the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support and later became the Regional Commander, Marine. In September 2014, Ms. CHIU took up the post of Director of Management Services upon her promotion to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police.  Since March 2016, she has taken up the post of Director of Personnel and Training.

    Ms. CHIU holds a Master's Degree of Business Administration, a Master's Degree of Science in Training and Human Resource Management, a Diploma in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Police Management.

  • Mr LI Kin-fai, Kenneth
    Director of Management Services

    Director of Management Services

    Mr. LI joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1984 as an Inspector. He devoted most of his early career in the field of criminal investigation and had served in the crime formations of Kowloon West and New Territories South Region, Commercial Crime Bureau, Narcotics Bureau and Criminal Intelligence Bureau.

    Between 1997 and 1999, Mr. LI was seconded to the General Secretariat of International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) in France and was responsible for coordinating international policing activities in Asia and South Pacific Region. In 2003, Mr. LI assumed the command of the Technology Crime Division of Commercial Crime Bureau and was appointed the Chairman of the Interpol Asia-Pacific Region Technology Crime Working Group in the following year.

    In 2005, Mr. LI took up the post of the Deputy District Commander, Wanchai and took part in the security operation during the World Trade Organization Hong Kong Ministerial Conference. After that, he assumed the command of Yuen Long District and later, the Police Public Relations Branch. Between 2012 and 2016, Mr. LI had served as the Regional Commander, Kowloon East, Regional Commander, Hong Kong Island and Assistant Commissioner, Service Quality respectively. Promoted to Senior Assistant Commissioner in Mar 2016, he has since assumed the office of the Director of Management Services.

    Mr. LI holds a Master’s degree in International and Public Affairs and a Master’s degree in International Security and Strategy. He has also completed overseas and Mainland training programmes organized by the Australian Institute of Police Management, Stanford University, Peking University, China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong (Shanghai), Royal College of Defence Studies and the Chinese Academy of Governance.

  • Ms TAM Wai-yee, Joyce
    Director of Finance, Administration and Planning

    Director of Finance, Administration and Planning

    Ms Tam joined the civil service as Administrative Officer in 1989.  She has served in various government bureaux and departments, including the Trade and Industry Department, the former Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Civil Service Bureau, Housing Department and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Washington D.C.), etc.  In recent years, Ms Tam was appointed the Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Shanghai), the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (2011-2014) and the Commissioner for Rehabilitation, the Labour and Welfare Bureau (2014-2015).  Ms Tam took up her present appointment as the Director of Finance, Administration and Planning of the Hong Kong Police Force in August 2015.

    Ms Tam holds a Master’s Degree of Business Administration and a Master’s Degree of Science in Leadership and Strategy.

  • Mr CHENG Yiu-mo, Nelson
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations

    Mr. CHENG Yiu-mo, Nelson joined the Hong Kong Police in 1987 as an inspector after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Science. He also holds a master’s degree in Public Administration.

    During the early stage of his police career, he served in a variety of crime and operational posts at Divisional, District and Headquarters levels. Between 2001 and 2010 he developed his expertise in anti-money laundering by commanding the police Financial Investigations Unit and the Joint Financial Intelligence Unit of Hong Kong. He was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 2014, and had served as District Commander, Eastern, and District Commander, Wanchai successively. He has held the current post since January 2016.

    Mr. CHENG has attended various local and overseas overseas training. He was a visiting fellow of the Brookings Institution in Washington DC in Spring 2010. He was a member of the Global Agenda Council on Organized Crime of the World Economic Forum between 2011 and 2014, and became a member of the Advisory Council of the Wildlife Justice Commission in 2015.

  • Mr Patrick Hodson
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support

    Mr. Hodson joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1985. During the course of his career he has worked in Hong Kong Island, as well as both Kowloon East and New Territories South Regions in a variety of operational command posts at divisional, district and regional levels. He has also served in Marine Region.

    As a Superintendent, Mr Hodson was posted to Personnel Wing. He then assumed command of a Tactical Unit Company as well as the Emergency Unit before assuming command of Chai Wan and Waterfront police divisions. His final posting as a Superintendent was Staff Officer to the then Commissioner of Police, Mr LEE Ming-kwai.

    As a Senior Superintendent and Chief Superintendent, Mr Hodson has served in operational command postings and staff duties. He has served twice in Support Wing on operational policy matters. Areas of primary focus have included: issues surrounding arrest and detention; case processing, with the associated human rights obligations; data privacy issues; and headquarters support to the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force as well as management of the Force’s vehicle fleet. His final posting as a Chief Superintendent was as the Deputy Regional Commander of the Marine Police.

    On promotion to Assistant Commissioner of Police in January 2016, Mr. Hodson assumed command of Support Wing. Policy areas include: police public relations; traffic management; and operational support.

  • Mr LI Chi-hang
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Security

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Security

    Mr. LI Chi-hang joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1988 as an Inspector of Police.

    Having served the Force for 28 years, he has acquired abundant experience in both operation and criminal investigation amassed from extensive episodes of crime posts predominantly embracing intelligence gathering.

    In 2009, Mr. LI was promoted to Senior Superintendent and subsequently served in the Criminal Intelligence Bureau and the Crime Wing Headquarters. Upon advancement to Chief Superintendent in 2013, Mr. LI commanded the Sham Shui Po District and assumed the post of Deputy Regional Commander of New Territories North Region subsequently.

    In early 2015, Mr. LI was posted to the Security Wing to discharge duties as the deputy in command. On promotion to Assistant Commissioner, Mr. LI took up the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Security Wing in June 2015.

  • Mr CHUNG Siu-yeung
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Crime

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Crime

    Mr. CHUNG joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1986. He has worked on a wide range of investigative duties, with extensive exposure while serving in the Commercial Crime Bureau, monitoring investigations into serious fraud, money laundering and latterly, as the Bureau head, also overseeing technology crimes investigations and the development of the Cyber Security Centre. In addition, Mr. CHUNG held senior command positions within the Complaints and Internal Investigations Branch between 2007 and 2011, responsible for promoting integrity, and overseeing all complaints against police cases.

    Mr. CHUNG was awarded a Commissioner’s Commendation in 1998 for his investigation into one of the worst fatal fire disasters in Hong Kong’s history. He was also the first Hong Kong Police Liaison Officer seconded to Australia between 1999 and 2001, responsible for liaison with Australian law enforcement agencies. Mr. CHUNG holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science (Statistics), a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master’s degree in Corporate Governance, and has attended courses at Beijing and Harvard Universities. Mr. CHUNG assumed his position as the Assistant Commissioner of Police (Crime) in January 2016.

  • Mr TANG Ping-keung
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Personnel

    Mr. TANG Ping-keung joined the Hong Kong Police in 1992 as an Inspector. He has a wealth of experience in criminal investigation, international liaison as well as divisional, district and regional command. Between 2006 and 2008, he was seconded to Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France as a Specialised Officer. Subsequently, he was promoted in the organisation as the Head of Criminal Organisation and Violent Crime Unit.

    In 2012, he was promoted to Chief Superintendent and took over the command of Yuen Long District. In 2015, he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and discharged duties as the Regional Commander, Hong Kong Island, and currently as Assistant Commissioner, Personnel.

    Mr. TANG has received training at various Mainland and overseas institutions, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Quantico (2003); China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong, Shanghai (2010); Chinese People’s Public Security University, Beijing (2011); and Royal College of Defence Studies, London (2013-2014). Mr. TANG holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in International Security and Strategy.

  • Ms LAU Chi-wai, Edwina
    Director of Hong Kong Police College

    Director of Hong Kong Police College

    Ms LAU Chi-wai, Edwina joined the Hong Kong Police in 1984 as a Police Constable.

    Throughout her service, she has worked in a variety of posts including frontline policing, criminal investigation and intelligence analysis. She was seconded to Social Welfare Department in 2004 to assist in the investigation of Comprehensive Social Security Allowance Fraud.

    On promotion to Senior Superintendent, Ms LAU worked in the Security Wing and later became the District Commander of Lantau District. In 2010, she was promoted to Chief Superintendent and took over the command of Kwai Tsing District, and she was later posted as the Deputy Regional Commander in Kowloon East. In August 2013, she was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police and discharged duties as Regional Commander, New Territories South, Assistant Commissioner, Personnel, and currently as Director of Police College.

    During her career, she has attended local and overseas development courses at various training institutes including the Beijing University and the Harvard University. Ms LAU holds a Bachelor's Degree in Policing, a Bachelor's Degree in Laws and a Master's Degree in Public Administration.

  • Mr CHEUK Hau-yip
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Service Quality

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Service Quality

    Mr. CHEUK Hau-yip, Michael joined the Hong Kong Police in 1982 as a constable.

    Well experienced in investigating serious and organized crimes, he spent most of his career in crime investigation and intelligence gathering works. On promotion to Senior Superintendent in 2010, he served in the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau. As a Chief Superintendent, he was the Tai Po District Commander and the Deputy Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island. Mr. CHEUK was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in March 2016 and assumed command of Service Quality Wing.

    Mr. CHEUK has received training at various training institutions including Tsinghua University, Beijing; Royal College of Defence Studies, UK; Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, USA and Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA.

  • Mr LAM Man-wing
    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems

    Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems

    Mr. LAM Man-wing began his career in the Hong Kong Police Force as an inspector in 1984. He worked in various criminal investigation formations, such as the Narcotics Bureau, the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, the Commercial Crime Bureau and the Crime Headquarters. In 2001, Mr. LAM headed a six-officer team on secondment to the Independent Commission Against Corruption for half a year for a joint investigation. In 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent that began his two-year commander role in the Tsuen Wan District. In 2012, he attended an eleven-month development course at the Royal College of Defence Studies in the United Kingdom. He was promoted to his present rank after completing the course. He was Assistant Commissioner of Police, Support before assuming the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Information Systems in early December 2015. Academically, Mr. LAM has been awarded with a Master Degree in Public Administration, and others.

  • Mr LEUNG Ho-yin, Pedro
    Police Civil Secretary

    Police Civil Secretary

    Mr LEUNG Ho-yin joined the Executive Officer Grade in June 1981 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Science. Prior to appointment as Police Civil Secretary in October 2014, he was the Principal Executive Officer (Human Resource Management) of the Social Welfare Department, responsible for the management, training and development of the departmental grades including Social Work Officer and Social Security Officer. He also served previously in the Correctional Services Department, Information Technology and Broadcasting Bureau, Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority, Trade Department and Regional Services Department.

    During his career, Mr LEUNG has attended various local and overseas development programmes, including Beijing University and Columbia University, USA.

  • Mr TAU Chung-hong
    Financial Controller

    Financial Controller

    Mr. Tau joined the civil service as Treasury Accountant in January 1993. Over the last 23 years, he served in the Transport Department, Department of Health, Hong Kong Housing Authority, Education Department, Education and Manpower Bureau, University Grants Committee and the Treasury. Before taking up the current position in November 2013, he was the Principal Assistant Secretary (Financial Review) of the Transport and Housing Bureau.

    Mr. Tau was graduated from the Accounting and Finance stream of the Chinese University of Hong Kong holding a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with first class honours). Thereafter, he continued to work in the accounting profession and attained qualifications from various professional bodies of certified accountants as well as chartered secretaries and administrators in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Canada. After joining the civil service, Mr. Tau has attended the Advanced National Studies Programme at the Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing and a Management Development Course at the Business School of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  • Mr KWOK Yam-shu, Oscar
    Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island

    Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island

    Mr. KWOK had four years of working experience, including two as an air traffic controller, before joining the Hong Kong Police Force in May 1990 as an Inspector. He holds a Master's degree in International Security and Strategy granted by King's College London.

    He spent the first fourteen years of his police service predominantly in criminal investigations, working in units such as District Crime Squad, Regional Intelligence Unit, and Organised Crime and Triad Bureau, specialising in organised crime and money laundering. Between 2007 and 2010, he was the Head of the Foundation Training Centre of the Hong Kong Police College. He was the District Commander of Central District between 2011 and 2013, and thereafter the Deputy Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island. He was the Regional Commander of Marine between September 2014 and December 2015, and has been the Regional Commander of Hong Kong Island since January 2016.

    Mr. KWOK has received training at various Mainland and overseas institutions, including the Bramshill Police Staff College, UK (2004); China Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong, Shanghai (2008); Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore (2009); Royal College of Defence Studies, UK (2010-2011); Tsinghua University, Beijing (2012); Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA (2014); and Chinese Academy of Governance, Beijing (2015). Mr. KWOK is married with three daughters and a son.

  • Mr LUI Hon-kwok, Nelson
    Regional Commander of New Territories South

    Regional Commander of New Territories South

    Mr LUI Hon-kwok, Nelson joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1986.

    Apart from serving mainly in operational command at Divisional, District and Regional levels, Mr. LUI has also served in the Police Tactical Unit as an instructor and Personal Assistant to the Commissioner of Police as well as Aide-de-Camp to the Chief Executive of HKSAR in the early parts of his career. Upon promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2009, Mr LUI commanded two Districts in Shamshuipo and Tuen Mun respectively. In 2013, Mr LUI was posted to New Territories South Region as the Deputy Regional Commander. Mr. LUI was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in January 2015 and assumed the post of Regional Commander of New Territories South Region since then.

    Mr LUI holds a Master Degree in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management. During his career, Mr LUI has attended local and overseas development programmes including the Bramshill Police Staff College (UK), INSEAD Business School (France), Chinese People’s Public Security University and Tsinghua University (Beijing).

  • Mr Duncan McCosh
    Regional Commander of Kowloon East

    Regional Commander of Kowloon East

    Mr. McCosh joined the Hong Kong Police as an Inspector in 1985. During the course of his career he has worked in Hong Kong Island, as well as both Kowloon West and Kowloon East Regions in a variety of operational command posts at divisional, district and regional levels.

    He has experience as the Superintendent in charge of the Force’s Discipline Section, and served in that rank as the Staff Officer to the then Commissioner of Police, Mr. TSANG Yam-pui. As a Senior Superintendent he held post as the Deputy Commandant of the Police Tactical Unit for four years prior to his promotion to Chief Superintendent in 2010, upon which he took up post as the officer in charge of the Complaints and Internal Investigations Branch, followed by District Commander of Mong Kok District and Deputy Regional Commander of Kowloon West. During his time in the latter post, Mr. McCosh was heavily engaged with the public disorder policing aligned to the ‘Occupy’ protest of late 2014.

    Upon his promotion to Assistant Commissioner of Police in January 2015, Mr. McCosh performed a special duty role in the Force’s Operations Wing prior to posting in as the Regional Commander of Kowloon East in June 2015, his current post.

  • Mr KWOK Ho-fai
    Regional Commander of New Territories North

    Regional Commander of New Territories North

    Mr. Kwok joined the Hong Kong Police Force as an Inspector in 1984, and had since been deployed mostly in the field of detective work .  Mr Kwok held various posts in the New Territories and Kowloon West Regions in his early career and subsequently served in several Crime Wing formations, including the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, the Criminal Intelligence Bureau, the Commercial Crime Bureau, the Liaison Bureau and the Crime Wing Headquarters.

    From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Kwok was seconded to the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) General Secretariat in Lyon, France.  From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Kwok was attached to the Security Wing.  He took up the office of Regional Commander New Territories North in January 2015.

    Mr. Kwok has completed overseas management programmes at the Bramshill Police Staff College, UK and the Queen’s University, Canada.  He has also attended China Studies Courses at the Chinese Academy of Governance and the Tsinghua University on the Mainland.

  • Mr YU Tat-chung, Tommy
    Regional Commander of Kowloon West

    Regional Commander of Kowloon West

    Mr. YU Tat-chung joined the Hong Kong Police as a police constable in 1982 and was promoted to Inspector in 1988.

    The majority of his early service was spent in criminal investigation.  He is a qualified Triad Expert and has spent a prolonged period in this field including an attachment to the Regional Anti-triad Unit and the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau. On promotion to Superintendent, he commanded the Police Tactical Unit of Hong Kong Island and was awarded a Commissioner’s Commendation for his role in dealing with the violent protests during the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (VI) in 2005.

    In 2007, he was seconded to the Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health to assist in the planning of pandemic exercises for the Olympic Games Equestrian Event in Hong Kong.  As the Senior Superintendent of Crime Hong Kong Island in 2009 he dealt with numerous high profile cases including a number of large-scale protests and the “Throwing of Corrosive Acid” case that occurred in Causeway Bay. During his time as the head of Technology Crime Division of the Commercial Crime Bureau in 2012, he oversaw the establishment of the Cyber Security Centre. During his tenure, he was elected to become the Chairman of Interpol’s Expert Working Group on Technology Crime of the Asia and South Pacific Region.

    As the District Commander of Yau Tsim District he led numerous Non-Ethnic Chinese community engagement initiatives, one of which Project ‘Gemstone’ won the Civil Service Outstanding Service Gold Award in 2015. Mr. YU was the Field Commander in Mong Kok during the illegal occupy movement in 2014.

    Mr. YU holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Science and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Studies. He has also completed overseas training programs in the UK, Netherlands, Australia, Thailand, Harvard University, the Federal Bureau of Investigations USA, and Mainland training at the Beijing Peoples Police University, People’s Public Security University of China and the Tsinghua University.

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