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Restructuring, realignment or Re-positioning? A Practical Exercise in Intelligence Collation and Assessment

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by PAUL AMATIO

The recent reshuffle of the senior police hierarchy and command should not really surprise many. It was mooted earlier by Mr. Baki and has finally been effected. That includes the restructuring of the command structure.

I guess that given the expansion in the population of the nation, such a restructuring is timely and beneficial to the constabulary. There only remains the task of finding enough men to fully outfit the various commands – not to mention the infrastructure and logistics required to maintain them and sustain them. But that is a political problem. Will the government give enough funding to ensure that this initiative by the Commissioner indeed fulfils its intention? With the 2017 General Elections around the corner, this structure also makes it much easier in terms of coordination, command and control.

The movement of senior officers is also a good move, one would think. Many of those who have been in PHQ need to be moved out so they can effectively implement …