Rob Jones has been appointed as the Assistant Chief Constable for Suffolk.
He will be working alongside Chief Constable Steve Jupp, Deputy Chief Constable Rachel Kearton, Temporary Assistant Chief Constable, Joint Protective Services, Steve Mattin, and Assistant Chief Officer Kenneth Kilpatrick.
As the local policing lead he will have responsibility for all operational matters including crime, public order, and partnerships.
Rob has been a police officer for 24 years, serving solely in the Metropolitan Police. During his career, he has served in a variety of roles across London, including Borough Commander in Newham and Lewisham.
He was recently BCU Commander in Central London, with responsibility for local policing in Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea. Rob has also worked at Scotland Yard on transformational change. He is an experienced public order commander and was previously head of crime and partnerships in Hackney.
Chief Constable Steve Jupp said: “Rob was an outstanding candidate for the position, bringing his knowledge and broad range of experience to the role here in Suffolk. He lives locally and knows the county of Suffolk well. He will be a fantastic addition to the Chief Officer Team and we look forward to him joining our family.”
He takes up his post on May 11.