Hong Kong Policeman: Law, Life and Death on the Streets of Hong Kong: An English Police Inspector Tells It as It Was epub – Paydayloansnsi.co.uk


Hong Kong Policeman: Law, Life and Death on the Streets of Hong Kong: An English Police Inspector Tells It as It Was In Hong Kong Was The Fastest Expanding City In The World, A City That Lived On Three Levels The Expatriates, Nearly Always British Who Lived In Almost Complete Isolation The Vast Mass Of Chinese Residents Struggling To Get By And Improve Their Lot And, Finally, The Criminal And Corrupt Underside Which Not Only Fought Among Itself, But Also Affected The Lives Of Everyone Else In The Crown Colony Through Fear And Corruption Fighting To Hold This In Check And By And Large Succeeding Were The Hong Kong Police Force At The Officer Level, Many Were British Into This Heady And Dangerous Mix Steps A Young Merseyside Policeman, Chris Emmett His Account Of Those Times Brings Vividly To Life The Crime, Prostitution, Drugs, Triad Street Gangs, And Corruption That Was An Important Part Of The Fabric Of Hong Kong Of That Time



5 thoughts on “Hong Kong Policeman: Law, Life and Death on the Streets of Hong Kong: An English Police Inspector Tells It as It Was

  1. Victor Victor says:

    A great memoir of a British Bobby working the beat of Hong Kong He talks of his experiences across a range of departments in the royal Hong Kong police force Loved it strong recommend.


  2. Richard Ferne Richard Ferne says:

    A Great Interesting Read


  3. Ken McMullin Ken McMullin says:

    I had the pleasure of serving in the RHKP between 1974 and 1987 much of the period covered by Chris s book and am indebted to him for the flood of memories it engendered Whilst the Force may not have been the world s last foreign legion as described by one Instructor somewhat given to flights of fancy, it was certainly filled with any number of colourful characters of diver


  4. Paul Lowndes Paul Lowndes says:

    Although I did not come to Hong Kong till 1985 much had not changed since the period about which Chris writes His descriptions have the ring of authenticity and one can just imagine most of his stories happening again today One thing that comes across is his respect for the Chinese with whom he worked They have many admirable qualities as colleagues and thoroughly deserve the s


  5. Din Gao Din Gao says:

    This book by someone I served with in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force is a very well written , honest and humorous account of life as a police inspector in the seventies and eighties I strongly recommend the book to anyone interested in colonial Hong Kong and police work generally.


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