Commissioner of Police (Hong Kong)

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The Commissioner of Police (Chinese: 警務處處長) heads the Hong Kong Police Force and reports to the Secretary for Security.

Officers in command under British rule[edit]

  • Chief magistrates
    • 1841 – Captain William Caine
    • 1844 (Feb) – Captain Haly
    • 1844 (Mar) – Captain Bruce
  • Captains-superintendent
    • 1845 – Charles May
    • 1862 – William Quin
    • 1866 – Walter Deane
    • 1892 – Major-General Alexander Adam
    • 1893 – Francis Henry May
    • 1902 – Joseph Badeley
    • 1913 – Charles Messer
    • 1918 – Edward Wolfe
  • Inspectors-general
    • 1930 – Edward Wolfe
    • 1934 – Thomas King
  • Commissioners
    • 1938 – Thomas King
    • 1941 – John Pennefather-Evans
    • 1946 – Colonel C. H. Samson (British Military Administration)
    • 1946 – Duncan McIntosh
    • 1953 – Arthur Maxwell
    • 1959 – Henry Heath
    • 1966 – Edward Tyrer
    • 1967 – Edward Eates
    • 1969 – Charles Sutcliffe
    • 1974 – Brian Slevin
    • 1979 – Roy Henry
    • 1985 – Raymon Anning
    • 1989 – Li Kwan Ha
    • 1994 – Eddie Hui

Officers in command since the foundation of Special Administrative Region[edit]

Tang King Shing in 2007, he served as the Commissioner of Police from 2007 to 2011.

Commissioners of Police

Name Took office Left office
Eddie Hui 1997 2001
Tsang Yam Pui 2001 2003
Lee Ming Kwai, Dick 2003 2007
Tang King Shing 2007 2011
Andy Tsang 2011 Incumbent

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