| Najib Razak|
IGP Musa Hassan
| King Mizan Zainal Abidin
King Abdul Halim|
May 15, 1953 (age 62)
Kulim, Kedah, Federation of Malaya (1953-05-15)
St. Michael's Institution
International Islamic University Malaysia
St. Michael's Institution, International Islamic University Malaysia
Ismail Omar Wikipedia
Tan Sri Ismail bin Omar was the 9th Inspector General of Royal Malaysia Police succeeding Tan Sri Musa Hassan and was succeeded by Tan Sri Dato' Sri Khalid bin Abu Bakar. On 13 September 2013 he was appointed the new ambassador to France by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah.
He holds a law degree from International Islamic University Malaysia, he then furthered his studies to Kuala Kubu Bahru Police College. In 1971, he was commissioned as the Probationary Inspector.
Ismail was a Criminal Investigating Officer at the District Police Headquarters (IPD) of Seremban in 1972 and in IPD of Kuala Pilah in 1975 before he was transferred to the IPD of Ipoh in 1977 as a Traffic Investigator, and to the IPD of Kerian in 1978 as a Criminal Investigator.
In 1983, he was promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Police and posted to the Federal Police Headquarters as one of the officers in-charge in disciplinary investigations. He was made the prosecuting officer in Ipoh in 1994 before being promoted as Seberang Perai Tengah OCPD in 1996.
In 1999 he was promoted to ranks of Assistant Commissioner of Police and was made head of the CID Legal and Prosecution Affairs in Bukit Aman. He then moved up the ranks and was made Assistant CID Director in 2004 with the rank of Second Senior Assistant Commissioner.
He was promoted as the deputy director of the Narcotics Crimes Investigations Department in 2005 with the rank of first senior assistant commissioner. In 2005, he was promoted to deputy commissioner of police and was tasked to head the Selangor Police contingent.
In 2006, he was promoted and made director of management with the rank of commissioner. Hardly a year later, he was appointed as deputy Inspector General of Police.
On 13 September 2010, the monarch appointed him as the Malaysian IGP.