Deputy Chief Constable biography
Tony Blaker took up the poisition of Deputy Chief Constable on 11 June 2018.
Tony Blaker brings a great deal of experience to Kent Police, having spent most of his career with Sussex where he led on Specialist Search, Air Support, Public Order, Dogs and Roads Policing.
Mr Blaker has substantial experience of policing large scale events such as Brighton Pride, and was the gold commander for the responses to the Shoreham air crash and the anti-fracking protests. He has also been instrumental in Sussex’s collaboration programme with Surrey.
ACC Blaker joined Kent Police on Monday 6 June 2016 as Head of Central Operations, which includes Tactical Operations Command, Central Investigation Command and Strategic Partnerships.
Tony is currently the Chair of the Kent Criminal Justice Board and NPCC Lead for Courts; working with partners to deliver improvements to the Criminal Justice System for Court users.