Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe
Deputy Chief Constable
Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe's career in policing started
in Avon and Somerset Police, where she rose from being a
neighbourhood PC to becoming one of the country's most senior
During her 25 year career with Avon and Somerset Police, she led
on development of a Regional Organised Crime Unit and Counter
Terrorism Intelligence Unit in the South West, a two-force Major
Crime Investigation Team, and a tri-force response to roads
policing, firearms and dogs alongside Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
She is also passionate about diversity and equality issues and,
as Head of CID in Avon and Somerset, helped increase representation
of women officers in top crime fighting posts.
DCC Rolfe joined West Midlands Police as Deputy Chief Constable
in February 2016.
Her role with the force is to oversee the force's WMP2020 change
programme that features 33 individual projects designed to make the
force more agile when fighting crime and more accessible to the
She led the UK police response to HMIC's report Everyone's
Business - which focused on improving the response to domestic
abuse survivors - urging forces to prioritise domestic abuse and
securing substantial improvements across the service. She
is also the National Police Chiefs Council lead for
DCC Rolfe is married with two children.