• MANAGEMENT •

Jeff McMahon

Superintendent 041
Supt Jeff McMahon joined the RFIP as Detective Inspector running Operation Cinnamon in May 2017. In January 2018 he took over as Chief of Police. Jeff served 30 years in Greater Manchester Police, retiring in the rank of Detective Chief Inspector in 2010. He became senior investigating officer in Northern Ireland, working with the Historical […]
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Barry Thacker

Inspector 420
Barry joined the RFIP in January 2019 after serving over 30 years in the Derbyshire Constabulary achieving the rank of Inspector.   In his last posting he was the County Partnership Inspector holding the countywide portfolio for anti-social behaviour, community safety and cohesion, partnership working, and was a counter terrorism trainer.  He brings with him vast experience […]
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Glen Smith

Sergeant 694
Glen joined the Royal Falkland Islands Police in January 2017, he was promoted to Sergeant October 2017 and is the Lead Firearms Officer and Firearms Instructor. Glen has previously served for 23 years in the British Army with the Royal Military Police and has seen service on operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan as well as […]
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Frank Penders

Sergeant 661
Frank joined RFIP as a Police Sergeant in May 2021.
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• ADMIN TEAM •

Cress Thomas

Senior Clerk 545
Cress joined RFIP as the Senior Clerk and PA to the Chief Police Officer in March 2018. She considers this a great achievement in her work career and enjoys the challenges and lessons that her role brings every day.
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Gabi Ross

Station Enquiry Officer 170
Gabi joined RFIP as a Station Enquiry Officer and Reserve Police Constable in March 2020.
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Helen Lewis

Licensing Clerk 497
Helen joined RFIP as the Licensing Clerk in February 2020.
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• C I D •

Robert Lewis

Detective Constable 465
Robert joined RFIP as a Detective Constable in February 2020.
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Helen Taylor

Detective Constable 390
Helen joined RFIP as a Detective Constable in October 2019.
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Andrew Hollingworth

Detective Constable 511
Andy joined RFIP as a Detective Constable in July 2020.
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• POLICE CONSTABLES •

Kris Thorsen

Police Constable 297
Kris joined RFIP as a Police Constable in November 2018.
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Shane Browning

Police Constable 065
Shane has been with the RFIP for a year, having previously worked as a first responder. Shane’s father was born in the Falklands and this was part of what inspired him to move here and serve the community. In his free time, Shane enjoys shooting. He also enjoys getting out and about, experiencing the local […]
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Daniel Clark

Police Constable 620
Dan spent 13yrs with Sussex Police, 5yrs in uniform and 8yrs as a Detective Constable. As a uniformed Constable he carried out general response duties, counter terrorism patrols and exercises, prisoner processing and crime desk duties. As a Detective Constable he worked in the Criminal Investigation Department, Adult Protection Team and covert policing. He later […]
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Wendy Van Rensburg

Police Constable 418
Wendy Joined RFIP in November 2019 as a Station Enquiry Officer and Reserve Police Constable after working as a Police Constable on Saint Helena Island for almost two years. She is originally from South Africa but has been fortunate enough to have lived and worked in many countries in various roles over the last 20 […]
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Mark Dalton

Police Constable 192
Mark joined RFIP in July 2018. He previously served in the British Army for 22 years in the 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment and has seen service on operations in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. After leaving the Army, Mark moved to Saint Helena Island with his family where he served 2 years with the […]
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David Rees

Police Constable 365
David served for over 30 years in UK Policing retiring as a Police Sergeant.  Some of that time was in a rural Farming area in Mid-Wales. David joined RFIP as a Police Constable in December 2019. He really enjoys the scenery, sense of community and wildlife in the Falkland Islands.
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Scott Smith

Police Constable 421
Scott joined RFIP as a Police Constable in October 2018.
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Martin Anstee

Police Constable 363
Martin joined RFIP as a Police Constable in October 2019.
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Jason Black

Police Constable 605
Jason has joined The RFIP from The London Metropolitan Police where he started and ended his UK  policing career. He has also served as a police officer in The Bermuda Police, South Australia Police and was seconded to The U.K Foreign Office and was operationally deployed to Bosnia- Herzegovina  for a year.
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Jamie Crossley

Police Constable 487
Jamie joined RFIP as a Police Constable in March 2020.
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Andrew McKeown

Police Constable 610
Andrew spent 23 years in Gwent Police, mostly as a detective in CID, Policing Priority Teams-tackling organised crime groups, Criminal Intelligence and Offender management.
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• RESERVE CONSTABLES •

Stephen Bennett

Reserve Constable 419
Stephen is a Reserve Police Constable and is enjoying learning about all aspects of police work.
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Dave Roberts

Reserve Constable
David Roberts arrived in the Falklands in 1992 and joined the department on the 1st July 1994 with the introduction of 24 hour patrolling as part of A-Shift.  He worked through the ranks to the role of Sergeant Operations until a career change October 2010, but remained as a reserve until 2015 when he had […]
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Leo Lloyd

Reserve Constable 414
Leo is a Reserve Police Constable and is enjoying learning about all aspects of police work.
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Kirsty Williams

Reserve Constable 540
Kirsty is a Reserve Police Constable and is enjoying learning about all aspects of police work.
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Harley Berntsen

Reserve Police Constable
Harley is a Reserve Police Constable and is enjoying learning about all aspects of police work.
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Colin Robinson

Reserve Constable 656
Colin is a Reserve Police Constable and is enjoying learning about all aspects of police work.
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Rupert Jarvis

Reserve Constable 561
Rupert is a Reserve Police Constable and is enjoying learning about all aspects of police work.
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Steve Dent

Reserve Constable
Steve joined RFIP in August 2000 as a Reserve Constable and is the longest serving police officer currently employed by RFIP. Steve has undertaken many roles within the force including the first Reserve Constable qualified to AFO level, driving examiner and force first aid trainer. Steve was awarded the Overseas Territories Special Constabulary Medal in 2016, […]
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