KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security Peter Bunting has announced the appointment of Carl Williams as Commissioner of Police, effective September 15, 2014.
Bunting was this morning formally advised by the Police Service Commission and subsequently briefed the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Commissioner designate Williams comes to the post with a track record of innovation and performance in a wide variety of command roles in the Jamaica Constabulary Force and is highly qualified academically, with a PhD in Criminal Justice, the Ministry said.
Williams is the founding director of Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) and the innovator responsible for conceptualizing and developing the Anti-Lottery Scam Task Force.
He led Jamaica’s anti-narcotics campaign from 2000 to 2004 with the successful prosecution and/or extradition of a number of major narcotics traffickers.
Williams, who is 50 years old, enlisted in the JCF in February 1984.