Assistant Chief Constable Maurice Mason
Maurice Mason has more than 21 years’ police service, working in
Staffordshire before joining Essex Police in 2006.
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
Having passed the national assessment required to become a Chief
Officer, Maurice went on to complete the Strategic Command Course
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
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