Meet Assistant Commissioner Tracy Linford, who as the Assistant Commissioner of the Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism and Major Events Command, is the QPS’ highest ranking female officer, after joining us from Victoria Police. After 31 years of policing, if she had her time again to pick a career, she would join the police service all over again.
Meet Detective Senior Constable Hayley Self from Bundaberg. A mum, she is extremely passionate about her role in protecting children and solving offences committed upon the most vulnerable in our society.
Senior Constable Mandy Watene was listening to Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy in Love’ when she got the call to say she was accepted into the QPS. Now nearly 12 years later, as a forensic scientist, she is passionate about using science to solve crime.
Meet Detective Senior Constable Cath Swan of the Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad based in Forest Hill who has had some incredible successes in her career and whose four-year-old son thinks she is Wonder Woman, riding horses and bikes to catch the bad guys.
Meet Constable Jael Jackwitz from Bowen Police Station. With plenty of experience working in domestic violence situations and in PCYCs, she is highly regarded by her bosses as a committed and dedicated officer who goes out of her way to do more than just the job.
Meet Senior Sergeant Anna Dwyer, a Senior Integrity Officer in the Ethical Standards Command. She’s worked all over Queensland in many different aspects of the job. Her current role means ensuring the integrity of the QPS and making important decisions that affect the future of the Service. Anna keeps a gratitude diary each day, which she says reminds her of everything she has to be grateful for. Her gratitude journal even led to her meeting her idol, Oprah Winfrey.