Dyfed-Powys Police Chief Superintendent Jon Cummins

Jon has had a varied policing career which began in South Wales Police with roles in neighbourhood policing, response and investigation. He then transferred to the Metropolitan Police in London in 2008.

During his time in the Met Jon worked across Lambeth, Southwark and Westminster Borough Operational Command Unit’s and was selected for a role within the Counter Terrorism Unit in Specialist Operations.

Jon transferred home to Wales in January 2014, as Deputy BCU Commander in Powys. Jon has had the privilege of commanding both Europe’s largest agricultural show - the Royal Welsh Show - and the national Eisteddfod, in 2015. Since his return to Wales he has enjoyed discovering the challenges of rural policing.

During 2016 he was seconded to work for the Chief Officer Group on Corporate Development, which culminated in a short secondment to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) during the autumn.

Jon was promoted to Superintendent in the role of Powys BCU Commander in December 2016; in April 2019 Jon took over as Head of Specialist Operations.

In May 2020 as Chief Superintendent, Jon commenced his role as Head of Uniformed Policing.

Jon is a both a Fellow with the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI), Institute of Leadership and Management (FInstLM) and a Chartered Manager (CMgr). Jon also holds a BSc (Hons) in Policing and MBA from the University of South Wales.