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Jason Hogg chosen as the preferred candidate to be Thames Valley Chief Constable

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley, Matthew Barber, has named Jason Hogg as his proposed appointment for Thames Valley Police Chief Constable.

Jason is the current Deputy Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police a position he has held since 2019.

Matthew Barber said: “After a detailed selection process I am delighted to announce that Jason Hogg is my preferred candidate to be appointed as the next Chief Constable for Thames Valley Police. Jason has been with Thames Valley Police for over six years. He is done an excellent job as Deputy Chief Constable and throughout his career with the force and I look to forward to working closely with him in the future.”

The appointment is subject to a confirmation hearing by the Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel who will review the PCC’s proposed appointment. The hearing is expected to take place on Friday 18 November.

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Biography for Jason Hogg

Jason Hogg joined Thames Valley Police in January 2016 as Assistant Chief Constable (Crime and Criminal Justice) before moving to be the Chief Officer lead for the South East Counter Terrorism Unit & Regional Organised Crime Unit. He was promoted to Deputy Chief Constable in 2019.

Jason started his career in Cleveland Police in 1995 before transferring to Hampshire in 2001 as a Detective Sergeant. He spent most of his career working in Criminal Investigation roles, serving as a Detective in every rank. He has spent a significant part of his career investigating homicide offences and for several years helped deliver training on the National Senior Investigation Officer (SIO) Development Programme. In addition he has worked in Special Branch and been Head of Public Protection.

Notes to editors

Kindly note that Matthew Barber only will be available for interview before the confirmation hearing on Friday 18th November. Both Matthew Barber and Jason Hogg will be available for interviews following the outcome of the hearing.

For media enquiries, please contact OPCC.Comms@thamesvalley.police.uk.