Peter Goodman took over the reins as Derbyshire’s Chief Constable on 1 June 2017, having previously held the role of Deputy Chief Constable.
Peter has served in three forces during his 29 years’ service. He started his career in Nottinghamshire where he served ranks from PC to Detective Chief Inspector. He then moved to the West Midlands before returning to Derbyshire as Assistant Chief Constable and then on to the East Midlands Special Operations Unit as Deputy Chief Constable for the region.
In 2013, Peter was awarded the Queen’s Policing Medal for his contribution to national policing.
He attended Nottingham High School and went on to complete a BA in English Literature at Leeds University, before joining the police. He has a keen interest in sport, in particular football and rugby and maintains an interest in current affairs.