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Lucy D’Orsi announced as new British Transport Police Chief Constable

3rd December 2020

Lucy D’Orsi announced as new British Transport Police Chief Constable

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) today announced that Lucy D’Orsi has been appointed as Chief Constable of the British Transport Police (BTP).  She will take up her appointment early in the New Year. Lucy is currently the Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) for Specialist Operations. The current BTP Chief Constable Paul Crowther CBE…

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British Transport Policy Authority appoints new Interim Deputy Chair

1st December 2020

British Transport Policy Authority appoints new Interim Deputy Chair

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has appointed Andy Cooper, former Managing Director of Cross Country Trains, as Interim Deputy Chair. Mr Cooper, who has been a Member of BTPA since 2019, replaces Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) Chief Executive Mark Phillips who stood down from his role as Deputy Chair and a member…

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BTPA change of address

13th November 2020

BTPA change of address

From 9 November 2020, the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has a new postal address: British Transport Police Authority Ivason House 8a London Bridge St London SE1 9SG Our team are still working from home and this office is not currently staffed. For general enquiries, please contact Elodie Hartup on 07900 394397 or general.enquiries@btpa.police.uk.  

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BTP officers and staff recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours

12th October 2020

BTP officers and staff recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) would like to congratulate the three BTP officers and staff who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours last week. The awards are as follows: A QPM for Detective Chief Inspector Kate Forsyth An MBE for Force Resources Manager Elizabeth McWhirter An OBE for Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson For…

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2020/21 Policing Plan published

21st September 2020

2020/21 Policing Plan published

The British Transport Police (BTP) Policing Plans for 2020/21 are now available to view on the Policing Plan section of the BTPA website. While the objectives in these plans were developed prior to the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Plan acknowledges that operational focus will remain on the demands posed by the virus and…

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