Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar is retiring
Earlier today, 16 June, Bernama quoted IGP Khalid saying that he is due for mandatory retirement in September 2017
"Yes, I am going on mandatory retirement in September. I will turn 60," the IGP was quoted saying by Bernama in KL, after the handing over of the duties of the director of the Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department.
The IGP has been in the force for 40 years now
It was in 1976 in the month of December, when Khalid had joined the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) as an Inspector at the Police Training Centre in Kuala Lumpur.
Later, on 17 May 2013, he assumed the post of inspector-general of police.
Khalid is the 10th IGP, who succeeded Tan Sri Ismail bin Omar
He was selected as one of the 15 junior police officers to further their education and went on to earn a Bachelor of Law degree from IIUM in 1995.