Hong Kong Police uniform

BHF7oyn.jpg (640×428)The Hong Kong Police Force was officially established on May 1st, 1844 with a strength of 32 officers. Today, the Force has over 40, 000 personnel, which gives HK the second-highest police-to-citizen ratio in the world.

As HK was somewhat of a ‘wild west’ and ‘rough and tumble’ place in the late 1800s, many members of the force were equally rough individuals. Thus, Victorian concepts of management and discipline were set to raise standards. The ethnic composition of the inaugural force consisted of mixed Dian Chinese, Dian European nationals and Indians.

The fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911 brought civil unrest, and the start of World War I in 1914 saw many European officers return to the UK.

Disorder continued throughout the 20s and 30s and the mechanism of government was left in a shambles after the Japanese invasion and retreat.

During the 40s, Pakistani and Shandong Chinese were recruited as constables and the first female inspector joined in 1949.

The 50s were boom time for Hong Kong and it experienced waves of immigration, mostly from the mainland.

During this era, vehicles were painted black and white, or black with a white roof, with red and blue stripes – all with the Police crest badge…

Civil disorder reigned once more for much of the 60s, as pro-Communist activists and left-wing workers instigated long and bloody riots, bombings and murders.

In the midst of the riots and unrest, the Force rapidly expanded their fleet of vehicles.

Mobile police stations were rolled out in the late Sixties…

In 1969, the Queen granted the HK Police a Royal Charter following their handling of the 1967 riots. They were then known as the Royal Hong Kong Police Force until Handover in 1997.

It promoted firm police management, removed powerful figures, changed the entire culture of the Force, instigated amnesties and fought against greed.

Over the years, the proportion of Chinese staff within the Hong Kong Police increased. For many decades, the senior leadership had remained exclusively European, though this began to change in the 1970s.

yL6bpT2l.jpg (640×429) 9RRHovnl.jpg (639×437)
You might also like
Shame of Hong Kong police watch from 50sec if rush
Shame of Hong Kong police watch from 50sec if rush
Hong Kong Police Vehicles (1925 - pre1997) 香港警車輛
Hong Kong Police Vehicles (1925 - pre1997) 香港警車輛 ...
Hong Kong Police spraying pepper spray in very short
Hong Kong Police spraying pepper spray in very short ...
Dragon Michael Chan Hong Kong SDU Alpha Team Member Assault Leader Dragon Full Gear New Generation 12" Action Figure Set
Toy (Dragon)
  • Highly flexible 12 body
  • Authentic uniform featuring fully detailed decorations
  • Life-like head with character
  • Triple jointed arms and legs allow the figure to perform difficult poses
  • Each piece of equipment is accurately reproduced in 1/6 scale
Tamiya RCECHO® Tamiya Military Model 1/35 WWII German Field Military Police Set Hobby 35320 with RCECHO® Full Version Apps Edition
Toy (Tamiya)
  • Scale: 1/35
  • Material: Plastic
  • Construction type: Assembly kit
  • Photo-etch parts: Not included
  • Decals: Included
Nullmicgo - Hong Kong Police Try To Arrest Me Sleeping Dog
Nullmicgo - Hong Kong Police Try To Arrest Me Sleeping Dog
Hong Kong Police Criticized for Arresting Reporters
Hong Kong Police Criticized for Arresting Reporters ...
Hong Kong Police
Hong Kong Police
Diamond Comic Distributors Hot Toys' The Dark Knight: 1:6 Scale The Joker (Gotham City Police) Movie Masterpiece Series Deluxe Figure
Toy (Diamond Comic Distributors)
  • Based on The Dark Knight, the blockbuster Batman film that grossed $1 billion worldwide
  • First figure in Hong Kong toymaker Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece Series Deluxe line
  • Features Parallel Eyeball Rolling System with colored translucent irises
  • Stands 12 tall with interchangeable costume and body parts to replicate The Joker disguised as a Gotham City policeman, and as himself
  • 35 points of articulation
Summer6688 Women Sexy Police Officer Uniform Female Halloween Costume
Apparel
  • Sexy Swat Officer Female Costume includes long pants,vest,belt,baton and handcuffs(Glasses Not Included).
  • Armed and Dangerous never looked so sexy.
  • Special Weapons and Tactics - that s what every women uses to apprehend their man.
  • Black Sexy Swat Officer Female Costume features a zip up top with a halter top and cut out sides,a tight pair of black pants,a belt,metal handcuffs and a SWAT Hat.
  • one size: Bust(cm):86-102 Waist(cm):58-79 Hips(cm):90-104
Black Temptation Womens FQQ8138 Sexy 2 Pcs Women Police Uniform Medium Pink
Apparel
  • Ships from Hong Kong. 3 pcs set. No g string included.
  • It is stretchy, supple, soft and sexy.
  • Good elasticity, one size fits most women, easy to wear and match.
  • Sexy, seductive, elegant, feminine features represent unique charm and romanticism of the wearer.
  • 100% brand new, special & excellent design, fashionable & chic quality item.
Related Posts