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Zhou Yongkang was a senior leader in the Communist Party of China who served on the 17th Politburo Standing Committee, and the head of the Central Political and Legislative Committee between 2007 and 2012. In that position Zhou oversaw China's security forces and law enforcement institutions. Zhou was a State Councillor until March 2008 and is a member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. He was mayor of Panjin in Liaoning province from 1983 until 1985, and served as the Minister of Public Security of the People's Republic of China from 2002 to 2007. He retired at the 18th Party Congress in 2012. (via Freebase)