A police official who has acted in the post before is for the moment taking over from outgoing Commissioner of Police Cyril Carrette.
Dominica News Online can confirm that a decision has been taken as to who will be in charge of the Police Force from mid night tonight.
A source close to the matter has confirmed that Superintendent Daniel Carbon will be sitting in the commissioner’s chair, while a more permanent replacement is being considered.
DNO’s been told that outgoing police chief Carette received a directive from the prime minister on the matter.
“All I can tell you is that the prime minister called the chief and told him to hand over the duties of chief to Daniel Carbon from 4pm today (July 6 2012),” the source told DNO.
Some within the police force had expected Deputy Commissioner Hobbes Jno Baptiste to be the man in charge in the interim.
Superintendent Carbon has acted in the post of deputy chief and chief.