Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh is the College of Policing's Professional Community Chair for Crime and Criminal Justice. Covering ◾Crime Operations ◾Criminal Justice ◾Counter-terrorism
Stephen Kavanagh, the Chief Constable of Essex, is the College of Policing's Professional Community Chair for Crime and Criminal Justice.
Stephen's policing career began in 1985 when he joined the Metropolitan Police Service and was posted as a constable to Leyton. He worked in several roles in London, including homicide senior investigating officer for east London, working his way up to Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Territorial Policing and later Specialist Operations. He joined Essex Police in 2013.
He is the national policing lead for Digital Investigation and Intelligence.
As the Professional Community Chair, Stephen works closely with the head of crime and criminal justice at the College of Policing, David Tucker.