The Chief Police Officer (CPO) is responsible to the ACT Minister for Police and Emergency Services for the achievement of outcomes set out in the Purchase Agreement and the Ministerial Direction.

The CPO is also responsible for the general management and control of personnel and resources used to provide quality police services to the ACT community. The CPO is supported by three functional streams: Crime, Response and Corporate Services.

More than 800 staff in ACT Policing are committed to the delivery of policing services to the ACT, each one committed to ensuring the safety of our community. 

Crime Portfolio

The Crime Portfolio is managed by the Deputy Chief Police Officer Crime and comprises of the following areas:

  • Community Safety and Family Violence
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Judicial Operations
  • Intelligence.

Response Portfolio

The Response Portfolio is managed by the Deputy Chief Police Officer Response, the portfolio has the following areas:

  • ACT Policing Operations
  • Traffic Operations and Planning
  • North District (Gungahlin, Belconnen and City Police Stations)
  • South District (Woden and Tuggeranong Police Stations).

Corporate Services

Corporate Services is managed by the Director of Corporate Services and provides support functions to ACT Policing operational teams. Areas include:

  • Ministerial Policy and Performance
  • Human Resources
  • Finance and Commercial
  • Media and Public Engagement.

For more information about ACT Policing view the Annual Report.

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ACT Policing Organisation Structure

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