Authority seek new Assistant Chief Constable for BTP – closed

The British Transport Police Authority is looking for an Assistant Chief Constable to join the senior team of officers at the police force.

British Transport Police (BTP) is the specialist police force serving the railways across England, Wales & Scotland.  Rail transport is flourishing, with significant expansion of infrastructure and continued increases in passengers and freight.  Working in partnership with the industry, BTP delivers a networked, responsive, innovative and visible policing service to ensure the safety, security and reliability of the rail and underground network and all who use it.

This is a policing job with a difference – working closely with the Rail Industry. The railways are expanding – more than 2.7 billion passenger journeys and 113 million tonnes of freight to be moved next year on the rail system throughout Great Britain including London Underground. The environment is operationally and commercially demanding.

We want an Assistant Chief Constable who can build on the excellent performance of others to achieve our ambitious objectives. A risk-based approach with the ability to exercise wide discretion in the use of police powers is required to keep the railways running, staff secure and passengers safe whilst preserving the integrity of the office of constable.

If you are ambitious and can show you have the ability to justify this, we want to hear from you.

Documents to download 

BTPA ACC Appointment Pack

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Applications for this position close at 11.59pm Sunday 13 September 2015.

Contact information

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Iggi Falcon on 020 7387 3810 or email [email protected].

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of community.

About the BTPA 

BTPA is an independent body of that oversees the British Transport Police. It is composed of 15 members who represent the rail operators and passengers. It maintains the force’s budget, allocates resources and makes senior appointments to the force.

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British Transport Police is the specialist, national police service for Britain’s railways. It deals with major and minor crime, disorder and incidents, and covers the rail system in England, Wales and Scotland. Its police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and support staff are recruited and trained like those of local forces and have the same powers.