The National Police Agency published details on Tuesday of its latest personnel reshuffle, with Beitou Precinct Chief Lee Han-ching (李漢卿), who received an oral reprimand earlier this month, receiving a promotion.
Lee was in charge when police closed the Sunrise Records store on Nov. 4 during a protest against Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait Chairman Chen Yunlin (陳雲林).
Agency Director-General Wang Cho-chun (王卓鈞) told reporters on Nov. 18 that Lee’s handling of the situation was appropriate, only to reprimand him later on.
Lee was promoted one rank and transferred to become Shilin Precinct chief.
Wenshan First Precinct Chief Tsai Tsang-po (蔡蒼柏), who was injured at a rally organized by the Democratic Progressive Party, was promoted to Jhonghe Precinct chief in Taipei County.
Shilin Precinct Chief Ho Ming-chou (何明洲), who took over from Songshan Precinct Chief Huang Jia-lu (黃嘉祿) during the protest in front of the Grand Formosa Regent, was made Da-an Precinct chief.
Huang, who received a major demerit after Chen was trapped in the hotel on Nov. 5 by protesters, was made Xinyi Precinct chief.
The Taipei City Police Department said the reshuffle had not been influenced by the officers’ performance during Chen’s visit.
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