The Police Tactical Unit (Abbreviation: PTU; Chinese: 警察機動部隊) is a paramilitary riot control unit of the Hong Kong Police Force. The Police Tactical Unit provides an immediate manpower reserve for use in any emergency, Unit companies are attached to all land Regions and are available for internal security, crowd control, anti-crime operations, disaster response and riot control throughout Hong Kong. The Police Tactical Unit is often referred as the 'Blue Berets', which is in reference to the blue berets worn as part of the uniform. The unit is portrayed in the 2003 film PTU, directed by Johnnie To. The unit is also portrayed in the 2009 film series Tactical Unit, directed by Johnnie To and with the same leading actors and actress of the 2003 film PTU.
PTU, also known as PTU: Police Tactical Unit, is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film produced and directed by Johnnie To, starring Simon Yam, Maggie Shiu, Lam Suet and Ruby Wong. The films follows a series of encounters of a patrolling Police Tactical Unit of one single night, where the team tries to help an Organised Crime and Triad Bureau Sergeant Lo Sa to retrieve his lost revolver after he was assaulted by a group of triad members. The films portrays police officers' use of extralegal means to achieve investigative result and reveal the complex relationships between criminals and police officers, hostility among criminals themselves, and even rivalry among different bureaux within the Police Force. Simon Yam stars as Police Tactical Unit Sergeant Mike Ho. (source: wiki)
From ZC World comes this Universal Entertainment authorized, Hong Kong Movie "PTU Tactical Unit" action figure - ZCWO and Iminime collaboration: 1/6 scale PTU Tactical Unit Sergeant (Sam) 12-inch figure.
ZCWO Premier Collection 1/6 scale PTU Tactical Unit Sergeant (Sam) 12-inch figure will come with Sergeant SAM Head sculpt, ZCWO Male Normal Body, 7pcs of Hands, Fabric PTU Beret, Plastic PTU Beret, PTU Uniform with Jacket, Black boots, Black Belt, M10 with Holster, Extendable Baton with Holster, Pepper Spray with Holster, Handcuffs, Radio with Holster, Flashlight wiyh Holster, Water bottle with Pouch. Pouches, Pen, Cell Phone, Watch. Action Figure Stand with PTU Logo
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