PENANG Crime Prevention and Community Safety Development chief Senior Asst Comm Mohd Nasir Salleh has retired and North Seberang Prai OCPD SAC Abdul Rahman Ibrahim is now in charge.
During the handover ceremony at the police contingent headquarters in George Town, SAC Mohd Nasir was presented a cake with six large candles after he handed the baton over to SAC Abdul Rahman.
SAC Mohd Nasir turned 60 on Monday.
“I have served the police force for 36 years, two months and 24 days. There are many unforgettable memories and I am really sad to leave.
“But I will now be able to spend my time with my family. I have dedicated three quarters of my life to the force,” he said in his farewell speech.
Penang Commercial Crime chief Asst Comm Azmi Adam, who was appointed as North Seberang Prai OCPD, also handed the baton to his deputy Supt Teh Eng Hin, during the ceremony witnessed by CPO Senior Deputy Comm Datuk Wira Abdul Rahim Hanafi.
SDC Abdul Rahim said Penang recorded 1,094 accidents, six of which were fatal cases, since the start of Ops Selamat on July 10.
Ops Selamat, held to reduce crime and ensure road safety, ends on Friday.