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Wang Lijun is a regional Chinese police official. He was the one-time vice-mayor and head of the Public Security Bureau of Chongqing, effectively the city's police chief. He is ethnically Mongol and is a native of Arxan, Inner Mongolia.He is famous for his involvement in the Wang Lijun Incident, which erupted into a major scandal in Chinese politics in 2012 which brought down himself and his superior, Bo Xilai. Prior to taking office in the Chongqing municipal government, where he was a key player in the Chongqing Gang Trials, Wang served as vice-mayor and head of police of Jinzhou in Liaoning province, where he had worked under Bo Xilai, the former Communist Party leader of Chongqing and member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China. (via Freebase)