She was appointed from Leicestershire Police in June 2022 where she was Assistant Chief Constable.
Julia joined Leicestershire Police in 1993 and has remained with the force ever since. Throughout her service, Julia has held a variety of roles throughout both ranks – both uniformed and non uniformed. Julia has previously worked in collaborative roles within the East Midlands region where she held Chief officer responsibility for East Midlands Criminal Justice Service and East Midlands Specialist Operations Service.
Julia is married and is the mother of two children.