Issa Mohammed is the new police commander in Lamu County.
He has replaced Muchangi Kioi who was handed a transfer earlier this week.
Issa has been police commander in Changamwe sub-county.
The long-serving Kioi has been transferred to police headquarters at Vigilance House in Nairobi. Lamu County commissioner Irungu Macharia confirmed.
He served in the county as both Lamu East Sub-County OCPD and Lamu County Police Commander.
Lamu County has witnessed several incidences of terrorist attacks in which six people were killed in the past month.