Temporary Commander appointed to Staffordshire Moorlands local policing team
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A temporary Commander has been appointed to the Staffordshire Moorlands local policing team (LPT).
Temporary Chief Inspector Karen Cooke has 25 years’ experience within Staffordshire Police, and has taken up the role after a varied career across several different departments, including working in response policing and licensing.
Most recently, Karen has been responsible for managing the Northern Area Custody Facility.
Speaking of her new role, Karen said: “I’m really looking forward to this new challenge and working alongside the great team of dedicated officers and staff in the Moorlands.
“I live locally so I have a vested interest in making the area the best it can be. I have links in with the local communities and partners, and I’m looking forward to building on these relationships in my new role, with a focus on solving and tackling the issues that matter most to people.
“The new policing model will bring lots of benefits to the communities we serve. It’s a really exciting time for the force and I’m committed to making the Moorlands a safe place to live, work and visit.”