Abdul Rahman Hashim
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Abdul Rahman Hashim was born in Yan, Kedah on 7 July 1925. He went to school at the Malay School in Sungai Limau Dalam, Yan, Kedah. Next he study at Sultan Abdul Hamid College in Alor Star and pass the Senior Cambridge in December 1940.
After completing his studies, he became a Police Officer of Kedah (October 17, 1941), Kuala Nerang police chief; OCPD Baling (1948) Criminal Investigation Officer (1949); Assistant Superintendent of Police (January 1952); Assistant Chief District police Kulai, Johor; Officer in Charge of police Range in Batu Gajah; Head of the Special Branch of Penang (1960), Deputy Director of the Special Branch (1963); Director of Special Branch (1971), Deputy Inspector General of Police (1972) and the Inspector-General of Police (February 1st, 1973-7 Jun 1974).
He was sent to attend the Criminal Investigation Course for 3 months in MillMeece Stafford, United Kingdom (April 1953) and Senior Officers Course for six months in Rynton-on-Dunsmore or Bramshill Police College in the United Kingdom (1957).
On 7 June 1974, he was shot dead by the communist subversive between Mounbatten Road (now Jalan Tun Perak) and Weld Road (now Jalan Raja Chulan), Kuala Lumpur and he died on the spot. On 8 June 1974, he was given a police heroes funeral and was laid to rest at Jalan Ampang Muslim Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur. After his death, his was succeeded by Mohammed Hanif Omar.
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