New Chief Officer is sworn in at Royal Court
States of Jersey Police will see their new Chief Officer formally take post today (Friday 10 January), when he is sworn in at the Royal Court.
Chief Officer Robin Smith has significant experience of policing at a senior level in the UK.
He commented: “I’m hugely excited and genuinely honoured to become the Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police.
“I’ve been really impressed by what I have seen thus far and I am especially grateful for the warm welcome I have received from the Police Force, our partners and the Islanders I have met.
“I recognise that I have much to learn about Jersey and how to most effectively protect this unique island community. My commitment is to do just that, using the next few weeks to really get to know the Island, the people and my team
Op Lion – Drugs Sentencing
Yesterday, [Wednesday 23 September 2020], the Royal Court sentenced seven people to a total of nearly 74 years in prison for drugs offences, following a joint investigation by JCIS and SOJP. Nicholas Maxwell Thurban (61), Colin Russel Sait (45), Paul Dennis Brown (59), John Alexander Roy (55) and Jon Adam Hughes (41), all received custodial…
Op CANVAS – Action on Driving Offences
States of Jersey Police held an action day on Friday 4 September, as part of Operation Canvas; a commitment to further clampdown on motoring offences across the island. The day and night operation involved States of Jersey Police and Honorary colleagues, as well as representatives from the Driving and Vehicle Standards (DVS), proactively stopping vehicles…
Amendments made to the role of Deputy Chief Officer
The States of Jersey Police (SoJP) have today [Monday 27 July] announced they will be temporarily postponing the recruitment of a permanent Deputy Chief Officer. Since joining the Force in January, the Chief of Police has reviewed the organisational requirements for the service and following close consultation with the Minister of Home Affairs and the…