Police looking to recruit 150 new staff

Maldives Police Service has said that 150 people are to be recruited to the force, with priority given to those with higher education, local media reported.

Head of Police Human Resource Department, Superintendent of Police Ismail Naveen told local media that opportunities now exist within forensics, bioscience, human resource management and judicial system.

Naveen was quoted as saying that individuals with certain qualifications will be awarded a rank suited to their level of education.

The minimum criteria to join the police, according to local media, is a C grade in Islam, Dhivehi and four additional subjects in the GCE and IGCSE exams.