Kerrin Wilson

Kerrin was appointed Assistant Chief Constable in July 2018.

She was previously Head of Cleveland & Durham (Police) Special Ops Unit.

She joined Durham Constabulary in 2013 on promotion to Superintendent, from North Yorkshire Police. She has 25 years of service with four North East Forces starting with Northumbria Police in 1992 and the bulk of her service with Cleveland Constabulary before moving to North Yorkshire Police on promotion to Chief Inspector.

Kerrin has a background in a variety of disciplines at all levels of her career from operational uniform, CID and specialist roles. This has included Head of Tasking & Co-ordinating Command (Media, Resourcing, Intelligence, Research & Analysis, Control Rooms); Safeguarding; Volume Crime; Diversity Unit; Local Area Command; Neighbourhood Policing and serving on secondment to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office as the Director for Training the Iraqi Police based in Baghdad.

Kerrin has also undertaken regional and national responsibilities in the hostage negotiating world and have been deployed internationally in this capacity both on operational deployments and reviewing New South Wales police effectiveness in a terrorist siege.

She is a keen advocate of the equality agenda, in particular supporting BME & Women’s aspirations both within the police service and wider afield. This includes her role as a board member for the North East Chamber of Commerce Women’s Advisory Board. 

Kerrin is married, no children, a million god children, loves life, adventure, travel, music and socialising.

Follow Kerrin on Twitter at @KerrinWilson999

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