Tag: Police Commissioner
Fourth person was arrested in money laundering probe
Applicants for the post of Commissioner of Police have been asked to do a preliminary self-assessment (psychometric test) as well as to undergo an extended interview.
The application deadline for the police top job closes on Monday.
Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri said that he respected the opinion of former Prime Minister and Labour Party leader Alfred Sant, who described the government’s proposed method of appointing a new police commissioner as a “charade” that “does not make sense.”
Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia argued that Malta needed a police commissioner who would be be unafraid to tackle money laundering and corruption – including by launching an investigation into former minister Konrad Mizzi.
Future police chiefs will be hesitant to keep the authorities in check as a year’s probation and a definite-period contract will see them need to be in the government’s good graces to retain their post, PN MPs argued in Parliament this evening.
On Friday, the government has announced that the call for applications for the position of a new Police Commissioner are now open.
For the Police Force to be more independent from political interference, one needs to populate it with educated individuals, former Police Inspector Dr Mary Muscat told Newsbook.com.mt.