Thai southern insurgents shot dead a police in Songkhla Province while he was driving home on Thursday morning, police said.
The 51-year-old community police was killed on a roadside in Saba Yoi district. His motorcycle fell down next to his body.
Police said he was attacked after he was returning home from safeguarding a village.
Two of his guns were also snatched away by the insurgents, local media reported.
Thailand's three southernmost provinces -- Yala, Narathiwat and Pattani have been troubled with insurgency-related violence which has claimed more than 2,300 lives since it resumed in early 2004. The violence sometimes also spreads to nearby Songkhla Province.