Chair-wielding Fiji police chief foils armed robbery

Fiji`s recently appointed police chief has displayed his crime-busting credentials in dramatic fashion, fighting off a gang of robbers at a Suva restaurant with just a folding chair.

Indonesia swears in new police chief after bitter feud

Indonesian President Joko Widodo swore in a new national police chief Friday, ending a long-running saga over the powerful appointment that tested his leadership and commitment to fight corruption in the graft-prone country.

China sacks city police chief over slap-up salamander feast

 A police chief in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen has been sacked after colleagues roughed up a group of reporters who had tried to report on a group of officers feasting on a giant salamander, an endangered animal in China.

Philippine police chief under fire for suspicious wealth

The Philippines` police chief faced calls Wednesday to resign after admitting he accepted gifts and favours worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, but he insisted they were not bribes.

Afghan district police chief among six killed in bombings

A roadside bomb killed a district police chief and a fellow policeman in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, while four civilians died in a similar incident earlier in the day.

Bowe Bergdahl`s father receives death threats: Police chief

The father of Bowe Bergdahl, the Idaho soldier released from captivity in a controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban, has received emailed death threats that authorities are investigating, an Idaho police chief said on Saturday.

Libya military police chief killed in Benghazi: Security

Libya`s military police chief, Colonel Mustapha al-Barghathi, was shot dead today in the restive eastern city of Benghazi in the latest assault on the restive country`s fledgling security forces.

Hostages freed in Philippines, but police chief seized

Dozens of people held hostage by Muslim rebels waging deadly street battles with Philippine troops escaped on Tuesday amid a military offensive, but the guerrillas kidnapped the city`s police chief, authorities said.

C. Balasubramaniam new Tripura Police chief

C. Balasubramaniam, a 1981 batch Manipur-Tripura cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, was appointed director general of Tripura Police, an official said on Monday.

Rajeev Kumar is Jharkhand’s new police chief

Rajeev Kumar succeeds GS Rath, who retired on Thursday, Principal Secretary of Home Department JB Tubid told a news agency.

Attacks kill Afghan police chief, official

An Afghan provincial police chief and an official in charge of women`s affairs were killed in separate attacks today, the latest victims of a campaign of targeted killings against government officials.

Ramniwas is new Chhattisgarh police chief

The Chhattisgarh Government has appointed Ramniwas, a 1982 batch IPS officer, as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of the Naxal-hit state.

Roadside bomb kills Afghan district police chief

Officials say a roadside bombing in Afghanistan has killed a district police chief, as the insurgents increasingly target Afghan security forces.

Former aide implicates Bo Xilai in criminal act

Wang Lijun told the court that he was rebuked and slapped by Bo for investigating his wife`s involvement in the murder.

‘Ex-cop cooperated in murder case involving Bo’s wife’

The man at the centre of China’s biggest political scandal, Wang Lijun stood trial on Tuesday for a second day.

Nigeria`s police chief resigns

Assistant Inspector General MD Abubakar has been
appointed as the new Inspector General of the Nigerian Police.

Ramachandran is Meghalaya police chief

The Meghalaya government has named N Ramachandran the new director general of police and Prem Singh as director general of civil defence and home guards.

Lankan police chief resigns over crackdown on workers` protest

Sri Lankan police chief Mahinda
Balasuriya on Wednesday resigned taking responsibility for a violent
crackdown on a workers` protest, in which one protester was
killed and more than 200 injured.

S K Sinha takes charge as Ahmedabad police chief, hails Lokpal

Additional DGP (Law and Order)
S K Sinha took charge as the city police commissioner
replacing Amitabh Pathak.

Suicide bomber kills Kandahar police chief: Afghan official

Southern Kandahar province is the birthplace of the Taliban.