S George has been appointed as the Commissioner of city police. He was earlier the Chairman of the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Service Recruitment Board. He has been the commissioner of police from 2012-2015 before being transferred in October 2015 and posted as ADGP (prisons).
As per a report by M Sathish in The New Indian Express, following the former Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Kumarâ€™s decision to take voluntary retirement from service, the post has now fallen vacant. There are five senior police officials in the running, who could be appointed as the next head of the state police. According to the procedure, the list will be sent to the UPSC who will send these names to the Home Ministry, which will take the final decision.
Foremost in line in terms of seniority is Archana Ramasundaram, who has only one year left in service. She is currently the Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
Next is K Radhakrishnan who is currently working as DGP of Civil Supplies (CID) and has 10 months left before retirement. KP Mahendran who is posted as the DGP, Police Training Academy follows him, and he has 10 months remaining in service.
Others in the list are S George, the new commissioner of police and TK Rajendran, the DGP (Intelligence) who has now been given additional charge as DGP (Law & Order).