Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has appointed a new general as the commander of the Law Enforcement Command of the Islamic Republic of Iran –known as FARAJA.
Ayatollah Khamenei, Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces, issued a decree on Saturday for the new appointment. The decree reads that Brigadier General Ahmadreza Radan is the new chief of the Iranian Law Enforcement Command.
According to the news agency Tasnim, the Iranian Supreme Leader also thanked the incoming commander’s predecessor, Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari. The top leader expressed satisfaction with the services of an outgoing official.
Ayatollah Khamenei seriously advised Brigadier General Radan to try to attract Almighty God’s satisfaction and to content people in the course of safeguarding security and ensuring public calm.
The Leader also stressed the need to elevate the capabilities of FARAJA, protect the dignity of the police forces, and train expert forces in various branches.
Iran’s Police Force is in charge of ensuring security in the cities, on the roads, and along the borders.
FARAJA has a broad range of responsibilities and includes several divisions, including cyber police, border guard police, traffic police, criminal investigation department, antinarcotics police, and a bureau for compulsory military service affairs.