Force Structure

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Dorset Police is headed by Chief Constable James Vaughan, supported by chief officers with responsibilities for aspects of the Force.

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Deputy Chief Constable David Lewis is the Chief Operating Officer across Dorset, Devon and Cornwall with lead responsibility for Policy and Strategy, Public Confidence and Strategic Diversity, Professional Standards, Strategic Performance and Productivity.  

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As Assistant Chief Constable, Julie Fielding is head of operational policing in Dorset.

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Director of HR Graham Smith has responsibility for the following units: personnel services, learning and development, recruitment and establishment control, health and safety, performance evaluation and innovation.

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Territorial Policing Commander, Chief Superintendent Mark Callaghan.

Special Constabulary Chief Officer Anthi Minhinnick

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Head of Audit, Insurance and Strategic Risk - Mrs Karen James

Commander of Crime and Criminal Justice, Detective Chief Superintendent Mark Cooper.

 

Head of Corporate Development, Chief Superintendent Ben Hargreaves.

Head of Finance Neal Butterworth

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Head of Information Systems Andy Bennington

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Procurement is managed by the South West Police Procurement Department, led by Stuart Jose at Devon & Cornwall Police.

Director of Legal, Reputation and Risk, Mike Stamp. 

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