Emanuel Psaila named as new CPD head

Emanuel Psaila has been named the new director of the Civil Protection Department following John Rizzo's retirement

Emanuel Psaila
Emanuel Psaila

Emanuel Psaila has been named the new director of the Civil Protection Department following John Rizzo's retirement.

Home Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela informed parliament last October that Rizzo was stepping down after serving as the head of the CPD since April 2013. He had served as Police Commissioner for 12 years.

Psaila has served within the Civil Protection Department since its inception as an Assistance Rescue Officer. Through the years, he was promoted to manager, deputy director and director.

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