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Stephen Pitts

Northern Ireland police officers recognised in New Year Honours

Four members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Three have been awarded the King’s Police Medal and one has received the British Empire Medal.

Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd, Detective Superintendent Lindsay Fisher and Constable John Bannon have been awarded the KPM with James Reed collecting the BEM.

Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd

Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd has over 30 years’ service and is currently responsible for the Justice Department. He led the Police Service’s strategic response to Covid-19 and oversaw the policing operation following the death of the Queen and the visit of King Charles. He has previously led a number of major policing events including The Open Championship, G8, the Giro d’Italia and Olympic Torch Run.

Read more: New Year Honours: Northern Ireland recipients who have been awarded a gong

Detective Superintendent Lindsay Fisher

Detective Superintendent Lindsay Fisher has been a police officer for 20 years. Most recently, she has played a vital role in the development of the Service’s Violence Against Women and Girls Action Plan and was the operation lead for the new Domestic Abuse Legislation in Northern Ireland.

Detective Superintendent Lindsay Fisher (BelfastLive)

Constable John Bannon

Constable John Bannon has been a police officer for 19 years. During this time, he has worked tirelessly within the Derry City and Strabane District. Throughout his career, he has been influential in enhancing relationships and building community confidence in policing.

James Reed

James Reed has worked in policing for over 20 years. Throughout his career, he has worked within Scientific Support Branch and currently manages forensic submissions.


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