27 Mar 2015

New Police Commissioner to arrive in Tonga

7:31 am on 27 March 2015

New Zealand police superintendent Steve Caldwell is scheduled to arrive in Tonga today and is expected to take up the position of Police Commissioner next week.

The National Shield of Tonga

The National Shield of Tonga Photo: RNZI

The government says Mr Caldwell comes to Tonga after two years as Contingent Leader for the New Zealand Police in Bougainville.

Mr Caldwell replaces fellow New Zealander, Grant O'Fee, who retired in December after two and a half years of service.