Management Team

Jeff McMahon

Superintendent
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
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
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

CID

Robert Lewis

Detective Constable

Helen Taylor

Detective Constable

Andrew Hollingworth

Detective Constable

Police Constables

Daniel Clark

Police Constable
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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Andrew McKeown

Police Constable
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. ShareTweetShare
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Jason Black

Police Constable
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. ShareTweetShare
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Shane Browning

Police Constable
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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Mark Dalton

Police Constable
PC Mark Dalton 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 […]
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Scott Smith

Police Constable

Kris Thorsen

Police Constable

Martin Anstee

Police Constable

David Rees

Police Constable
SENIOR POLICE CONSTABLE DAVID REES 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.  He really enjoys the scenery, sense of community and wildlife in the Falkland Islands. ShareTweetShare
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Jamie Crossley

Police Constable

Admin Team

Cress Thomas

Senior Clerk
Cress joined RFIP in March 2018 as Senior Clerk and PA to the Chief Police Officer. She considers this a great achievement in her work career and enjoys the challenges and lessons it brings every day. ShareTweetShare
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Wendy Van Rensburg

Station Enquiry Officer
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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Gabi Ross

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

Licensing Clerk

Reserve Police Constables

Stephen Bennett

Reserve Constable

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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Kirsty Williams

Reserve Constable

Harley Berntsen

Reserve Police Constable
Harley is a Reserve Police Constable and is enjoying learning about all aspects of police work. ShareTweetShare
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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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Leo Lloyd

Reserve Constable

Colin Robinson

Reserve Constable

Rupert Jarvis

Reserve Constable