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Chief Officer

Deputy Chief Constable – Dorset Police

Salary £120,633 per annum plus allowances (subject to conditions)

Dorset Police is looking for a new Deputy Chief Constable to join their high performing police force.

As Deputy Chief Constable of Dorset Police you will be fully committed to public service and our key values; transparency, impartiality and integrity. You will inspire officers and staff to achieve and drive the vision across the organisation to provide an outstanding service and work together with Devon & Cornwall Police to deliver on local policing priorities to continue to make Dorset one of the safest counties to live in.


  • Have successfully completed the Senior Police National Assessment Centre and the Strategic Command Course.
  • Held the rank of Assistant Chief Constable, Commander or more senior rank in a UK police force.
  • Applicants from overseas must have served in an approved overseas police force at an approved rank, details of which are given in the College of Policing’s Guidance for Appointing Chief Officers.

If you would like to discuss the role with Chief Constable James Vaughan please contact his Staff Officer Inspector Stewart Gates on 01202 223717 or email stewart.gates@dorset.pnn.police.uk to arrange a mutually convenient date and time.