Chief Constable Francis Habgood

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Francis Habgood joined Thames Valley Police in January 2004 as Assistant Chief Constable (Specialist Operations). He was promoted to Deputy Chief Constable in October 2008.

Francis previously served with West Yorkshire Police which he joined in 1987. He worked in a number of operational roles in the Leeds area and was appointed Divisional Commander for the North West Area of Leeds in January 2001.

Francis spent three months helping to train future Chief Officers on the Strategic Command Course at Bramshill Staff College at the end of 2007. On his return, he undertook the Assistant Chief Constable (Local Policing) role.

Francis was appointed Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police in April 2015.

Francis is married with two sons.