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Police's response to Thematic Study Report released by IPCC
     In response to the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC)’s Thematic Study Report on the “Public Order Events arising from the Fugitive Offenders Bill since June 2019 and the Police Actions in Response” (“the report”) announced today (May 15), a Police spokesperson gave the following response:
     Police acknowledge and accept the IPCC’s report, and are grateful for the precious time and effort the IPCC Chairman and members have contributed in conducting a comprehensive review within a short period of time and offered various constructive improvement measures on police handling of large-scale public order events.
     Police will seriously examine the IPCC’s report and will participate in and fully collaborate with the taskforce steered by Secretary for Security with a view to studying in detail and following up on the 52 recommendations proposed in the report.
Ends/Friday, May 15, 2020
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