First Woman Deputy Chief Police of A State


14 Jun 2006


Zaleha Abdul Rahman, born in 1956, has been with the police force for 30 years before becoming the first woman to be appointed as the Deputy Chief of Police in Melaka on May 1, 2006, with the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner (II). She was the Deputy Head Assistant Commissioner of the Logistics Department (IT division) at Bukit Aman before her promotion. She joined the police force as an inspector on May 16, 1976.