Cambridgeshire Police’s Assistant Chief Constable Nav set to follow in father Mohammed’s policing footsteps

Alec Wood and Nav Malik

Alec Wood and Nav Malik - Credit: Archant

Cambridgeshire Police’s Chief Constable Alec Wood welcomed his new assistant today.

Nav's father PC Mohammed Ahmed Malik

Nav's father PC Mohammed Ahmed Malik - Credit: Archant

“Nav was an outstanding candidate to follow in the footsteps of Mark and I am delighted that he has chosen to join the team,” he said.

“He has had a fantastic career to date and comes with a wealth of investigative knowledge and experience which will be extremely valuable for us.”

Nav has been a police officer for 26 years, spending the majority of his career in Warwickshire working in major crime, serious and organised crime and as an area commander.

Assistant Chief Constable Nav Malik said: “It is a privilege to join the force and I look forward to being involved in making Cambridgeshire an even safer and stronger place.

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“I have already visited a number of stations ahead of my appointment and look forward to getting out and about over the coming months and meeting people.”

Nav’s policing career saw him follow in his own father’s footsteps. PC Mohammed Ahmed Malik was the first Asian police constable in Warwickshire when he joined in 1967.

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ACC Malik said: “My father’s career inspired me to be an officer and I have always been conscious of making him proud.”

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