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Staffordshire Police announce new Assistant Chief Constable

Jane Sawyers

Jane Sawyers

Staffordshire Police Authority has appointed a new Assistant Chief Constable.

Jane Sawyers will take on full-time responsibility for the areas of tactical support, forensics, force intelligence, counter terrorism, serious and organised crime, major investigations and public protection.

Staffordshire-born Mrs Sawyers joined the force in 1984 and has been in the role of Acting Assistant Chief Constable since June 2009

The 45-year-old said:

“I am delighted to be appointed to the role of Assistant Chief Constable. My passion for policing was developed in Staffordshire and it is where I wanted to continue to serve and make a difference. I am taking on this role at a time when Staffordshire Police faces difficult challenges in the years ahead. I am looking forward to working with colleagues to help meet those challenges.

“Staffordshire Police continues to keep our communities safe and reassured and I am thrilled to remain part of an organisation which drives my passion for policing.”

Chief Constable Mike Cunningham added:

“I am really pleased that Jane has been appointed. She will be an asset to the Chief Officer team here in Staffordshire. She has an exemplary history of policing in Staffordshire and we have every confidence she will use this in making a valuable contribution to the force’s future.”

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