DCP Quallo to be appointed new police commissioner

April 10, 2017

Deputy Commissioner of Police, George Quallo has been appointed the new commissioner for the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

Minister of National Security, Robert Montague announced the appointment earlier today. Quallo's appointment takes effect on April 18.

Quallo enlisted on November 29, 1976.  He was appointed assistant commissioner in December 2010 and deputy commissioner in November 2015.

Since January 2016, Quallo has served as the DCP with responsibility for the territorial operations portfolio.

Prior to this, he has 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.

He will be responsible for enhancing the security services to the country, improving public order, reducing corruption and improving accountability across the force.

The new Commissioner will also be tasked to implement a comprehensive succession planning process for the Directorate of Constabulary.

Montague is calling on all Jamaicans to give their full support to Quallo.