Police force undergoes changes at top level

Assistant Commissioner of Police Abdulla Phairoosch.

Departments of the Maldives Police have been restructured with some new appointments to the senior positions of the department.

The changes were a part of the strategic plan of the police from 2019 to 2023. 

The Resource Management head will be Assistant Commissioner of Police Dr. Abdulla Phairoosch. The department is a directorate of the police which includes human resources, mechanical services, engineering as well as finance.

ACP Phairoosch served as the head of the central policing command based in Male’ City before the appointment.

The command head of the Divisional Policing Command (DPC) will be ACP Ali Rasheed. The department is in charge of police service in islands apart from the capital.

The northern divisional head of the DPC will be Chief Superintendent of Police Asim Abdulla.

ACP Ismail Naveen was appointed as the head of the Central Policing Command. Chief Superintendent of Police Abdulla Shareef was appointed as the head of Male’ City police.