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New Year Honours 2017: Congratulations

30 Dec 2016

The National Police Chiefs' Council has congratulated all those recognised in the New Year Honours list for 2017, including over 30 current and former members of the police service in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

National Police Chiefs’ Council Chair, Chief Constable Sara Thornton said:

“I am delighted to see officers, staff and volunteers recognised in the New Year Honours 2017. It is testimony to the breadth of modern policing and the hard, often unsung, work of colleagues in all roles and at all levels.

“Congratulations to everyone on the list. They have made outstanding contributions to public life and public safety, and they deserve our thanks and praise.”

CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire)

Alfred Henry Hitchcock QPM. Chief Constable, Ministry of Defence Police. For services to Defence and Policing

OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire)

Dr Steven Chase. Director of People, Thames Valley Police. For services to Policing

Sara Jane Lewis. Head of Prosecutions, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Criminal Justice Services

Danny Wilks. Resourcing Manager, West Yorkshire Police. For services to Policing and voluntary services to justice and the community in West Yorkshire

MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire)

Sharon Louise Broderick. Police Community Support and Traffic Officer, Merseyside Police. For services to Community Policing

Joseph Cahill. Constable, West Midlands Police and Chair of Governors Broadway Academy, Birmingham. For services to Education and to the community in Birmingham

Robert Victor Harrild. Special Sergeant, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing

Michael John Evans Herring. Volunteer, Metropolitan Police Service and Metropolitan Special Constabulary. For services to Policing

Sharon Marie Holness. For voluntary services through the National Police Memorial Day

Sarbjit Kaur. Detective Sergeant, Merseyside Police. For services to Policing

Samantha Laskey. Head of Strategy, Performance and Planning, National Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters. For services to Policing

Raymond Lumley. Special Chief Inspector, Norfolk Constabulary. For services to Policing

William Graham McCrory. Detective Superintendent, Police Service of Northern Ireland. For services to Policing and the community

Lynne Davina Potts. Assistant Chief Officer, Greater Manchester Police. For services to Policing

Mohammed Saleh. Detective Constable, Lancashire Constabulary. For services to Policing and the community in East Lancashire

BEM (British Empire Medal)

Samantha Flint. Police Officer, Nottinghamshire Police. For services to Policing and Child Safeguarding

Sydney Dorcas Henderson. For services to Police Welfare

John Joseph. Police Community Support Officer, Mitcham Police Station. For services to Young People and Schools Engagement

Brian John Varney. Police Constable, Leicestershire Police. For services to Policing

Mark Walder. Special Sergeant, British Transport Police. For voluntary service to the community in East Sussex

QPM (Queen’s Police Medal)

David John Allard. Formerly Assistant Chief Constable, Ministry of Defence Police

Gordon Briggs. Formerly Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police Service

Leslie Roger Eke. Constable, Thames Valley Police

Carol Ellwood. Detective Inspector, Humberside Police

Martin Lloyd Fry. Chief Superintendent, British Transport Police

Ian David Hanson. Inspector, Greater Manchester Police

David Graham Jones. Chief Constable, North Yorkshire Police

Simon Martin Letchford. Formerly Commander, Metropolitan Police Service

Shirley Vivienne Lindsay. Constable, Avon and Somerset Police

Dr Victor Olisa. Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police Service

Jacqueline Oliver. Formerly Constable, Metropolitan Police Service

Louise Pye. Constable, Sussex Police

Jagdev Singh Atwal. Chief Superintendent, Derbyshire Constabulary

Timothy Slade. Sergeant, City of London Police

Christopher Smith. Constable, Dorset Police

Angela Williams. Temporary Assistant Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police

Ifor Williams. Constable, Avon and Somerset Police

Robin Gouk. Inspector, Police Service of Northern Ireland

Samuel Hoey. Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland

Anne Marks. Detective Chief Inspector, Police Service of Northern Ireland

Michael Anthony Desilva. Commissioner of Police, Bermuda Police Service