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Name  Cho Hyun-oh

Other work  Police academy
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Born  May 15, 1955 (age 60) (1955-05-15) Busan, South Korea
Awards  Presidential Award (1998) Guenjeongpojang (2005)
Rank  Commissioner of the National Police Agency

Cho Hyun-oh (born May 15, 1955) is the former commissioner of the National Police Agency of South Korea. He was born in Busan and graduated from Korea University. He expressed his decision to resign over a controversial Murder case in Suwon.


Cho Hyun-oh National Police Agency Commissioner Cho Hyunoh does


  • August 2010 ~ - 16th commissioner of the National Police Agency
  • January 2010 ~ August 2010 - Commissioner of Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency
  • January 2009 ~ January 2010 - Commissioner of Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency
  • 2008 ~ January 2009 - Commissioner of Busan Metropolitan Police Agency
  • Roh Mu-hyun

  • Cho Hyun-oh mentioned in the press that the reason for Roh Mu-hyun's motivation to commit suicide was his falsely-named bank accounts that had been exposed to the public. Cho was later sued for his controversial comments. On December 2010, he denied that he made a verifiable negative remark about Roh in the past.
  • Incheon Gangster Crisis

    Cho Hyun-oh was criticized for the police's mishandling of a massive brawl between the police and gangsters on October 21, 2011 in Incheon.

    Special Promotion

    Cho Hyun-oh was criticized for personally promoting a close associate within the police hierarchy.


    Cho Hyun-oh Wikipedia