Crime Prevention, Community Safety Dept gets new chief

Chung hands over duty to Kushairy (right) while Stanley (centre) looks on.

SIBU: ASP Kushairy Bujang is now acting head of the Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department at the police headquarters here.

He replaces DSP Chung Aik Peng who officially retires today after 40 years in the police force.

Chung handed over his duty to Kushairy, who was Sibu District police headquarters MPV Unit officer-in-charge of station before his new appointment, yesterday morning in a simple ceremony witnessed by Sibu District Police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit.

“Kushairy is no stranger to the people in Sibu, where he is also active in sports,” Stanley said of Kushairy, who joined the police force on Nov 1, 1998.

The 42-year-old hails from Kuching, and is a Master’s degree holder in Science (Human Resource Development) from Unimas

He also holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration (Hons) from UiTM Shah Alam and the Diploma Public Administration from UiTM Malacca.

He has also served in the police force in Kuching and Miri.

Meanwhile, Chung from Alor Setar, Kedah said the day (12th) yesterday was significant to him in that he had joined the police at Pulapol on May 12, 1979.

“After 40 years in service, today (April 12) marks my last day in service.

“What is interesting is that, throughout my 40 years in service, I only served in one contingent, that is Sarawak Police Contingent,” he said.

Chung turns 60 today.

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