Prihar brings 21 years of policing experience to Newton, with an extensive background in both patrol and serious crime.
In his new role as District Commander, Prihar will be working with his team of officers and support staff along with local residents and business owners to identify and address crime and nuisance issues in Newton.
“I am proud to be part of this community and confident that, with the public’s support, we can make Newton an even better place to live, work and play,” said Prihar.
“Sgt. Prihar has an impressive background and is well-suited to play this important role in the Newton community,” said Surrey RCMP Officer-in-Charge, Chief Superintendent Bill Fordy. “I believe his interpersonal skills and breadth of experience will be an asset to the district and the dedicated and passionate residents of Newton.”
The previous Newton District Commander, Sgt. Marc Searle, is now working with the Community Services Officer at Surrey RCMP’s main detachment.