New head of Paris police named as Didier Lallement bows out

Didier Lallement's management of public order, notably at the height of the Yellow Vest protests, was frequently criticised as excessively muscular.

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Paris police officers have a new chief. Following Wednesday's cabinet confirmation of his nomination by President Macron, Laurent Nuñez takes over from the controversial Didier Lallement, who is retiring a few weeks short of his 66th birthday, reports RFI.