Dan Vajzovic selected as new DCC for Bedfordshire Police
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Dan Vajzovic has been confirmed as Bedfordshire Police’s new Deputy Chief Constable.
The former Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) of the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) was selected to step into the role vacated by Bedfordshire Police’s new Chief Constable Trevor Rodenhurst.
He has been carrying out the role on a temporary basis since September and was confirmed following a two-day selection process held at force HQ in Kempston which included a focus group with key stakeholders and staff.
Mr Rodenhurst said: “I’m delighted to announce Dan as my new deputy. He brings a great deal of experience from his previous roles, particularly leading the regional response to fighting serious organised crime and terrorism.
“I’ve been impressed with how quickly he has got to know Bedfordshire, spending time with our workforce to understand our strengths and our challenges. That understanding really shone through during the selection process.
“His leadership experience will be key in working with partners to help keep the public safe, while he has been a passionate advocate for building a positive, inclusive culture, which remains a clear focus for my chief officer team.”
Mr Vajzovic had been ERSOU ACC since 2019 and has also held that rank leading the Joint Protective Services for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, and at Cambridgeshire Constabulary where he began his career.
He said: “It’s a real honour and a privilege to have been appointed and I’m looking forward to working hard to serve the communities and staff of Bedfordshire Police.”