Executive Team

Chief Constable Jeff Farrar

Chief Constable Jeff Farrar

Chief Constable Jeff Farrar has overall responsibility for the direction and control of Gwent Police.

In addition he has a number of National responsibilities:

  • National Policing Lead for Crime Statistics, Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO)
  • Lead for Wales on Protecting Vulnerable People
  • Performance Management
  • Chair of Welsh Government Effective Services for Vulnerable People Board
  • Chair of the South West Region Air Consortium (8 Forces)
  • Vice-Chair of Police sport UK
  • Member of the National Policing Air Service (NPAS) Programme Board
  • Chair of the Gwent Resilience Forum
  • Chair of Police Sport (Wales)

The Chief Constable is accountable to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and responsible for delivering the priorities set out in the PCC's Police and Crime Plan.

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Deputy Chief Constable Craig Guildford

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Deputy Chief Constable Craig Guildford joined Gwent Police in April 2014 and is responsible for a wide-range of functions within Gwent Police including:

  • Service Development
  • Joint Legal Services
  • Professional Standards Department
  • Staff Associations
  • Corporate Communications
  • People Services
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Assistant Chief Constable Julian Williams

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Assistant Chief Constable Julian Williams is responsible for the operational functions within Gwent Police including:

  • Neighbourhood Response Policing
  • Operational Support
  • Crime Investigation
  • Administration of Justice, Custody & Data Management
  • Regional lead for Joint Firearms Unit
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Assistant Chief Officer - Resources Nigel Stephens

Assistant Chief Officer - Resources Nigel Stephens

Assistant Chief Officer - Resources, Nigel Stephens is involved with service transformation. He works with police services and wider public sector partners to deliver change. His responsibilities include:

  • Business Partnership
  • Contracts & Procurement
  • Estate & Facilities
  • Finance
  • Fleet
  • ICT
  • People Services
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