VicPol Corporate

Associations and networks

Organisational structure

Chief Commissioner of Police

Chief Commissioner Shane Patton, APM

The Office of the Chief Commissioner provides the first point of contact between Victoria Police and the Police Minister's office and other Government Departments.

Deputy Commissioner Regional Operations

Deputy Commissioner Rick Nugent

Our areas of expertise relate to:

  • Regions – North West Metro, Southern Metro, Western and Eastern
  • State Emergencies and Support Command

Deputy Commissioner Specialist Operations

Deputy Commissioner Wendy Steendam

Our areas of expertise relate to:

Deputy Commissioner Public Safety and Security

Deputy Commissioner Ross Guenther

Our areas of expertise relate to:

Deputy Commissioner Capability

Deputy Commissioner Neil Paterson

Our areas of expertise relate to:

Deputy Secretary Corporate and Regulatory Service

Deputy Secretary Susan Middleditch

Our areas of expertise relate to:

  • Human Resource Department
  • Regulatory Services Department
  • Investment Management and Reporting Department
  • Financial Services Department
  • Governance and Assurance Department
  • Police Enquiry and Data Sharing Department

Deputy Secretary IT and Infrastructure

Deputy Secretary Karl Kent

Our areas of expertise relate to:

  • Operational Infrastructure Department
  • Information, Systems and Security Command
  • Planning, Contracts and Finance

Reviewed 06 April 2021