Commissioner Quallo to be officially installed next Friday
KINGSTON, Jamaica — George Quallo will be officially installed as the new Commissioner of Police next Friday at the Police Officer’ Club on Hope Road.
Quallo was appointed the 29th Commissioner of Police and assumed office on Tuesday.
He enlisted in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on November 29, 1976. He was appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police in December, 2010 and Deputy Commissioner in November, 2015.
Since January 2016, Quallo has served as the Deputy Commissioner of Police with responsibility for the Territorial Operations Portfolio.
Prior to this, he led various divisions in the Jamaica Constabulary Force including Area 4 between March 2012 and December 2015 during which there were three successive years of reduction in murders and major crimes.
In 2009, he led the rebuilding of the JCF armoury, implementing rigorous internal controls and strengthening accountability for firearms within the force.
Between 2002 and 2006 he restructured the Manchester Police Division, utilising community policing principles as the major policing strategy resulting in a large reduction in all crime categories.
Governor-General, Sir Patrick Allen, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and Minister of national Security Robert Montague, Members of Parliament, senior officers and other dignitaries will be in attendance at the ceremony slated to start at 2:00pm.