Former Acting Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police

Tim Cartright APM

Tim was appointed Deputy Commissioner in February 2012, and took the role of Regions and Road Policing from 1 July, 2012. Tim has executive responsibility for the Victoria Police Violence Against Women and Children strategy, Community Engagement, and Information Security (as “”Security Executive” for Victoria Police). In 2008, Tim was promoted to Assistant Commissioner, responsible for one of the State’s five Regions. In 2009 he formed and led a team for the realignment of the police Regional boundaries, subsequently taking the lead of the new North West Metro Region in July 2010. He has extensive experience in event leadership being the Operations Commander for the AFL Grand Final, the Spring Racing Carnival and Melbourne Cup, and the public policing for the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Tim’s early policing was in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, in uniform, criminal investigation, and plain clothes work. As a Sergeant and Senior Sergeant he also worked in community involvement and policy related areas. Community involvement continues to be a high priority and a key plank in his approach to policing. Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, and a Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management.