I joined Derbyshire Police at the age of 20 in 2001. I started my service at Chesterfield on the town centre SNT before progressing into response.
It was clear from an early stage that my passion lay with investigations and after 5 years I made the move to CID. In 2007 I was promoted to Sergeant and returned to response at Amber Valley. A few years later I returned to the CID arena as DS on the volume crime team investigating serious acquisitive crime such as dwelling burglary and vehicle crime. In 2013 I had our first daughter and returned to response at Amber Valley.
In 2020, after a short stint as policy and performance Sgt and IQI lead, I transferred back to response at Derbyshire Dales and then got promoted back to Amber Valley in 2021 as section Insp. It’s clear I am meant to be at Amber Valley which is fine with me because I love it. Amber Valley is a diverse area consisting of both urban and rural locations. My aims and objectives are to promote quality investigations, target Anti-Social Behaviour and Serious Acquisitive Crime offenders and build positive community relationships.
1. Speeding vehicles at Shottle and Cower Lane. 2. Anti-Social Behaviour in Duffield. 3. Nuisance motorbikes in Belper.
Issued 29 September 2023
1. High visibility patrols within the area. Regular speed checks to be completed in the locations, working alongside our community speed watch group. 2. Regular high visibility patrols within the location, utilising our stop/search powers where grounds are met. Work alongside our Youth Engagement Team, issue anti-social behaviour letters to people found to be engaging in anti-social behaviour. For persistent offenders found to be engaging in anti-social behaviour, consideration to be given to issue acceptable behavioural contacts. Work alongside youth provisions and sign post young people to engage in positive diversionary activities. 3. High visibility patrols within the location, positive action to be taken against riders located, section 59 warnings or seizing the bikes under 165.