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Secretariat for Security

The Secretariat for Security (Chinese: 保安司; Cantonese Yale: Bóu'ōn Sī; Portuguese: Secretaria para a Segurança) is the government department responsible for public safety and security in Macau. The role replaced the former post of Secretary for Public Security. It is responsible for managing the Macau public security and police agencies.

Subordinate entities

The following entities are controlled under the MSF:

List of Secretariats

No. Name Assumed office Left office Term
1 Cheong Kuoc Vá
20 December 1999 20 December 2004 1
20 December 2004 20 December 2009 2
20 December 2009 20 December 2014 3
2 Wong Sio Chak
20 December 2014 20 December 2019 4
20 December 2019 Incumbent
Term ends on 20 December 2024


Office of the Secretary for Security

The Secretariat's offices are located at the former San Francisco Barracks located near to what is now S. Francisco Garden.

Chief of Office