Michael Mallia and Anthony Cassar have been appointed Assistant Police Commissioners.
An official letter of appointment was presented to the two new Assistant Commissioners by Minister for Home Affairs Michael Farrugia and Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar during a ceremony which included other high officials within the Police Corps including Chief Executive Angelo Gafa.
On appointment, Minister Farrugia said his main interest is the see an increased rate of success in solving cases in certain hot spots, among other things. He also maintained that there is a reduction in the rate of criminality stemming from the continuous work done by the members of the Malta Police Force.
Newsbook.com.mt had previously reported that the Police Corps have not answered to the questions sent via email on the persistent rumors of a new Police Commissioner. Sources had informed Newsbook.com.mt that Adrian Gafa might be appointed new Police Commissioner replacing Lawrence Cutajar.