Superintendent Ian John

Ian joined Dyfed Powys Police in October 1988, and was stationed in Newtown. He worked in a variety of uniformed posts in north Powys, including local community policing and was promoted to sergeant in 1993.

In 1996 Ian worked as staff officer to chief constable Ray White during his time as President of the Association of Chief Police Officers, based in police headquarters. Ian was promoted to the rank of inspector in 1998 band in 1999 he moved to his home county, Pembrokeshire Division, where he had responsibility for Milford Haven and Haverfordwest. In 2001 Ian was promoted to Detective Chief Inspector in the Professional Standards Department. In 2004 Ian worked in Llanelli and Carmarthen as chief inspector and temporary superintendent.

In recent years Ian has worked as a superintendent heading the Administration of Justice Department and uniformed superintendent in Carmarthenshire, Powys, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. In January 2016 Ian returned to the force having been seconded to the College of Policing as lead officer for criminal justice.

Ian is passionate about the important role that local neighbourhood policing plays in keeping people safe, and in his current role as local police commander for Pembrokeshire he enjoys working with local officers, partners and the community to build strong community links.