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Queen's Birthday Honour for Kent Police’s Chief Constable

Alan Pughsley joined Kent Police in 2009 Photo: Kent Police

Kent Police’s Chief Constable has received the prestigious Queen’s Police Medal in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours list. The medal is awarded by the Sovereign for distinguished service.

Alan Pughsley, who joined Kent Police in 2009, has been recognised for his services and work in policing.

“I am delighted to receive the recognition this award brings. The success of Kent Police is down to the hard work and dedication of my officers and staff, who work tirelessly every day to ensure the safety of everyone living, working or travelling through the county.

Throughout my career, I have worked with some amazing people and seen some significant changes and challenges in policing. I continue to be committed to ensuring that we deliver a first class service in policing. I have been fortunate throughout my career to have led some of the best investigation teams in the country.

I regularly join my officers out on the beat, and ensure that we continue to police at the front line, as well as making the right strategic decisions to meet the challenges of policing in the county.”

– Chief Constable Pughsley, Kent Police

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