10/05/2006 - 12:44

New deputy police commissioner appointed

10/05/2006 - 12:44

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Assistant commissioner Murray Lampard has been appointed Western Australian deputy police commissioner (operations).

New deputy police commissioner appointed

Assistant commissioner Murray Lampard has been appointed Western Australian deputy police commissioner (operations).

Mr Lampard has been a detective for the majority of his 30-year career in both country and metropolitan positions.

From 1996 to 2005, he was assistant commissioner for regional WA. He has also served as commander of the north eastern police region and district superintendent of the south east metropolitan police district, among other senior positions.

In announcing the appointment, new Police Minister John Kobelke said today that Mr Lampard had significant experience in commanding taskforces to police large public events, combat outlaw motor cycle gangs and national counter-terrorism and State security exercises.

"Most recently, Murray and his team is have been responsible for delivering policing services and infrastructure to nine remote and regional locations throughout WA as part of the $75million Gordon Inquiry recommendations," the minister said.

 

 

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New Deputy Commissioner appointed.

Assistant Commissioner Murray Lampard has been appointed to the position of Deputy Commissioner (Operations), Police Minister John Kobelke said today.

Deputy Commissioner Lampard has been a detective for the majority of his 30-year career in both country and metropolitan positions.

From 1996 to 2005, Mr Lampard was Assistant Commissioner Regional WA. He has also served as Commander of the North Eastern Police Region, District Superintendent of the South East Metropolitan Police District, Executive Detective Superintendent in the Crime Investigation and Intelligence Services Portfolio.

Mr Kobelke said Mr Lampard had significant experience in commanding taskforces to police large public events, combat outlaw motor cycle gangs and national counter-terrorism and State security exercises.

"Most recently, Murray and his team is have been responsible for delivering policing services and infrastructure to nine remote and regional locations throughout Western Australia as part of the $75million Gordon Inquiry recommendations," the Minister said.

"In 2004-05, this project won a Premier's Award for Excellence."

Mr Lampard holds a Masters Degree of Business Administration from Edith Cowan University (ECU) and a number of graduate diplomas in business, management, policing, applied management, criminal investigations and executive leadership. He is also an adjunct associate professor to the School of Law and Justice at ECU.

In June 2004, Murray was named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list and awarded an Australian Police Medal (APM) for distinguished police service.

"Mr Lampard will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position from his general duties and criminal background," Mr Kobelke said.

"He will contribute significantly to the strategic and contemporary policing direction for the WA Police."

 

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