May 15, 1955 |
Busan, South Korea
|Awards||Presidential Award (1998)
|Rank||Commissioner of the National Police Agency|
|Other work||Lecturer on occasion to students at universities and police academies|
|Revised Romanization||Jo Hyeon'o|
|McCune–Reischauer||Cho Hyŏn o|
Cho Hyun-oh (born May 15, 1955) is the former commissioner of the National Police Agency of South Korea. He was born in Busan and graduated from Korea University. He expressed his decision to resign over a controversial Murder case in Suwon.
- August 2010 ~ - 16th commissioner of the National Police Agency
- January 2010 ~ August 2010 - Commissioner of Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency
- January 2009 ~ January 2010 - Commissioner of Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency
- 2008 ~ January 2009 - Commissioner of Busan Metropolitan Police Agency
- Cho Hyun-oh mentioned in the press that the reason for Roh Mu-hyun's motivation to commit suicide was his falsely-named bank accounts that had been exposed to the public. Cho was later sued for his controversial comments. On December 2010, he denied that he made a verifiable negative remark about Roh in the past.
Incheon Gangster Crisis
Cho Hyun-oh was criticized for personally promoting a close associate within the police hierarchy.
- Choi (최), Yong-min (용민); Lee Jin-gyu (이진규); Ryu Yong-hwan (류용환) (2011-08-19). "[MB정부 후반기 고위직] 차관급 이상 40% 영남 ... 고려대 출신 19%위". Asia Today (in Korean). Retrieved 2011-09-03.
- "South Korea police chief resigns over murder outcry". BBC News. 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
- Kim (김), Tae-gyu (태규) (2011-08-25). '노무현 명예훼손' 1년째…수사할 시간에 책 썼나. The Hankyeoreh (in Korean). Retrieved 2011-09-03.
- "Investigate Police Commissioner Cho Hyun-oh Over Roh Borrowed-Name Bank Account Comment". The Kyunghyang Shinmun. 2010-12-28. Retrieved 2011-09-03.
- Kim (김), Yeong-hwan (영환) (2011-10-27). "조폭앞 비굴하지 않았다" 조현오 청장에 정면항변. The Hankyeoreh (in Korean). Retrieved 2011-10-29.
- Choi (최), In-su (인수) (2011-11-04). "[단독] 인사 정의 외치던 조현오 경찰청장, 수행비서 특진 논란". Nocut News (in Korean). Retrieved 2011-11-06.
- (Korean) Cho Hyun-oh's profile on Naver