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Assistant Chief Constable Maurice Mason

Maurice Mason has more than 21 years’ police service, working in Staffordshire before joining Essex Police in 2006.

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Above:Temporary ACC Maurice Mason

As a Police Constable and Sergeant with Staffordshire Police, he spent time in uniformed operational and CID roles before being promoted to Inspector in 1998 when he became the Local Policing Unit Commander for Stoke.

In 2002 Maurice was promoted to Chief Inspector Crime Manager for Stoke-on-Trent Basic Command Unit with responsibility for the CID and Intelligence departments.

A year later he was appointed Staff Officer to the Chief Constable, a post he held until 2004 when he became Temporary Superintendent with national responsibility for policing response to the Euro 2004 football tournament.

In 2006 Maurice transferred to Essex Police, taking promotion to Superintendent within the South Eastern Basic Command Unit and holding responsibility for neighbourhood policing.

Twelve months later he was promoted to Chief Superintendent Divisional Commander for the Force Communications Division and then appointed Commander for South Western Basic Command Unit.

In 2009 Maurice became Temporary Assistant Chief Constable before returning to South Western Basic Command Unit until 2010 when he became the Head of the Strategic Change Management Department.

Having passed the national assessment required to become a Chief Officer, Maurice went on to complete the Strategic Command Course in 2011. 

He was appointed Temporary Assistant Chief Constable in May 2011 with responsibility for Operational Support and became Assistant Chief Constable in October the same year.

Maurice has a partner called Vicky and a three-year-old daughter named Amelia.

He has an Upper Second Honours degree in Law from University of Staffordshire, a Msc (Merit) in Police Science and Management from the University of Portsmouth and enjoys running, reading and art history.


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