Ian Hopkins

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Ian Hopkins
QPM
Chief Constable Ian Hopkins.jpg
Hopkins in 2016
Chief Constable
of Greater Manchester Police
Assumed office
October 2015
Deputy Ian Pilling
Preceded by Sir Peter Fahy
Deputy Chief Constable
of Greater Manchester Police
In office
December 2011 – October 2015
Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy
Preceded by Simon Byrne
Succeeded by Ian Pilling
Personal details
Awards Queen's Police Medal (2016)

Ian Hopkins, QPM is a senior British police officer. Since October 2015, he has been chief constable of Greater Manchester Police.

Career[edit]

Hopkins joined Greater Manchester Police (GMP) in April 2008 on promotion to assistant chief constable. He started his career in Staffordshire Police in 1989 and has served in Northamptonshire Police and Cheshire Police.[1] In 2011 he undertook a three-month secondment as syndicate director for the Strategic Command Course. He was appointed deputy chief constable of GMP in December 2011 with responsibility for force performance, the Force Change Programme and corporate communications. He was appointed as chief constable of GMP in October 2015.[2]

Hopkins was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in the Birthday Honours 2016.[1]

Honours[edit]

Hopkins was awarded the Queen's Police Medal for Distinguished Service in the 2016 Birthday Honours.[3]

Queens Police Medal for Merit.png Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal ribbon.png QEII Diamond Jubilee Medal ribbon.png Police Long Service and Good Conduct ribbon.png

Ribbon Description Notes
Queens Police Medal for Merit.png Queen's Police Medal (QPM)
Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal ribbon.png Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal
  • 2002
  • UK Version of this Medal
QEII Diamond Jubilee Medal ribbon.png Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • 2012
  • UK Version of this Medal
Police Long Service and Good Conduct ribbon.png Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chief Constable Ian Hopkins". Greater Machester Police. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Scheerhout, John (17 September 2015). "Ian Hopkins named new chief constable of Greater Manchester Police". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "No. 61608". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2016. p. B35. 
Police appointments
Preceded by
Simon Byrne
Deputy Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police
2011 to 2015
Succeeded by
Ian Pilling
Preceded by
Sir Peter Fahy
Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police
2015 to present
Incumbent