Martin Hewitt (police officer)
|Chairman of the National Police Chiefs' Council|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Sara Thornton|
Initially serving in the Royal Artillery for seven years, he moved to the police, joining Kent Police in 1993 and transferring to the Metropolitan Police in 2005. He was awarded the Queen's Police Medal in 2014. He was the Metropolitan Police's Assistant Commissioner (Professionalism) until April 2016, when he became Assistant Commissioner (Territorial Policing). That role was renamed Assistant Commissioner Frontline Policing in 2018 and he held it until the end of that year, when his appointment as chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) was announced - he had previously been its deputy chair since 2015. He took up his role as chair in April 2019, succeeding Sara Thornton and with Mark Simmons succeeding him as Assistant Commissioner Frontline Policing. He has also led national-level police responses to kidnap and adult sexual offences.
|Queen's Police Medal (QPM)||
|General Service Medal||
|Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal||
|Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal||
|Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal|
- "Police ICT - Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt".
- "Police Federation - Newsroom - Twenty-eight police officers and staff recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours".
- "Metropolitan Police - Senior Management Team".
- "Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt appointed to lead National Police Chiefs' Council from April 2019".
| Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council