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Confirmation of the appointment of Thames Valley Police’s new Chief Constable

The appointment of Jason Hogg as Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police has today (18/11) been confirmed by Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Barber.

The appointment was subject to the endorsement of the independent Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel, which met today to consider the Commissioner’s proposed appointment. Following the meeting, the Panel confirmed its support for the appointment of Jason Hogg.


Jason Hogg is the current Deputy Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police, a position he has held since 2019.


Matthew Barber, Police and Crime Commissioner said: “I am delighted to confirm the appointment of Jason Hogg as the Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police. Jason will take over leadership of the force in April next year and I am looking forward to working closely with him in delivering the public’s priorities for policing in the Thames Valley.”


Keith McLean, Chair of the Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel said: “The Panel were pleased to confirm Jason Hogg’s appointment as Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police from 1st April 2023. His passion for policing and for all communities in Thames Valley was evident to Members of the Panel and his willingness to work with the Police and Crime Commissioner for the good of the people of Thames Valley was clear to the Panel.”


Jason Hogg, said: “It is a privilege to have been selected to be the next Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police.


“I am excited by this opportunity to lead the Force, and I am fully committed to working with our people, and our partners to ensure Thames Valley Police continues to protect all of our communities.

“Our dedicated officers and staff will continue to work tirelessly every single day, to provide an excellent service, and a police force that we can all be proud of.


“We will do this by preventing and reducing crime, improving our support of victims, bringing more offenders to justice, and ultimately building trust within our communities.


“I would like to thank Chief Constable John Campbell for his leadership, and all those who have supported me throughout my career, and I look forward to taking up the role in April.”


Jason Hogg will take over from current Chief Constable John Campbell who is due to retire at the end of March 2023


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