Police taunts reporter, “Film them cockroaches, not us!”
After officers ordered a reporter from Polytechnic University to present his reporter ID outside Prince Edward station, they responded mockingly, “There’s no need to film us anymore! If you need to film, get a story out of your companions, those cockroach bastards!”
Cap. 232A “Police (Discipline) Regulations” Part 1 No.3:
(2)The offences against discipline are—
(c)conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline;
“Police General Order ” Chapter 39 No.39-05:
All officers at the scene of an incident shall:
(a) facilitate the work of the news media as much as possible and accord media representatives consideration and courtesy; and
(b) not block camera lenses.
“Police General Order” Chapter 44 No.44-05:
2. Searches are to be conducted in as polite a manner as possible and with the preservation of the dignity of the subject of the search paramount.
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