New Deputy Chief Constable for the Civil Nuclear Police Constabulary

Photo: Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Martin

After nearly 34 years of experience as a police officer in Northern Ireland, Stephen Martin has been appointed as Deputy Chief Constable, of the Civil Nuclear Police Constabulary.

In his most recent role as T/Deputy Chief Constable, Stephen was responsible for corporate governance, professional standards, organisational change and performance. Prior to this he held He has held three separate Assistant Chief Constable portfolios throughout his career.

Outside of policing, Stephen is also the non-executive Chair of the Irish Football Association and sits on the Prince’s Trust Northern Ireland advisory committee.

DCC Martin said: “I am delighted to be appointed as the Deputy Chief Constable of the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. I very much look forward to working with all my new colleagues around Great Britain in their critical mission of safeguarding the nation’s nuclear interests. I can see already that this is a progressive police service with an ambitious workforce and an exciting future.”

Chief Constable Simon Chesterman said: “Stephen’s wealth of experience in armed policing, and his ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders to achieve organisational objectives will enable him to hit the ground running in his new role. He will be a tremendous asset to the CNC as we pursue our ambitions for the future of the organisation.”

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) is the armed police force in charge of protecting civil nuclear sites and nuclear materials in England and Scotland. CNC is part of the Civil Nuclear Police Authority.