Police Commissioner Andrew Coster has this week announced the provisional appointment of Inspector Tracey Thompson to the position of District Commander: Tasman.
Inspector Thompson joined Police in 1995, beginning her career as a Constable in Rotorua. She went on to spend eight years in Nelson working as a Constable and as a Detective, before promoting to Sergeant.
She has held a range of uniformed roles in Police National Headquarters, at the Royal New Zealand Police College and in Wellington District. In 2021, she spent six months acting as the Director of Police’s High Performance Team, but is widely recognised for her role as Area Commander for Kāpiti Mana, which she has held since 2017.
Note to media: This is a provisional appointment and media will be updated once it has been confirmed.
Issued by the Police Media Centre