Our Chief Constable
Jon Boutcher (QPM)
Jon Boutcher was appointed Chief Constable in June
2015 following the retirement of Chief Constable Colette Paul.
He joined Bedfordshire Police as Deputy Chief Constable in 2014,
having previously served as a Assistant Chief Constable of
He has 30 years’ police service that has been spent almost
entirely as a detective. He served as a detective in Kennington,
South London, before moving to Brixton as a detective sergeant
where he ran a unit that conducted undercover purchases of drugs
and guns, resulting in mass convictions of dangerous criminals
establishing new law enforcement techniques.
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