Mr. Quallo replaces Deputy Commissioner Novelette Grant who served as acting commissioner for three months.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Quallo was Deputy Commissioner with responsibility for Territorial Operations, and before that Assistant Commissioner in charge of Area Four, which comprises the Corporate Area.
George Quallo, having been enlisted in the Jamaica Constabulary Force since November 29, 1976, has given 41 years of dedicated service to that organization and with that, has demonstrated that he possesses the relevant experience and command necessary for the effective management of the Jamaica Constabulary Force at this time.
Mr. Quallo came up through the ranks and was appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police in December, 2010 and in November, 2015, as Deputy Commissioner of Police.
Since January 2016, he has been given responsibility for the Territorial Operations Portfolio.
Prior to becoming DCP, 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.
As area commander between 2002 and 2006 he also restructured the Manchester Police Division, utilizing community policing principles as the major policing strategy resulting in a large reduction in all crime categories.
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