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PSNI announce new District Commander for Mid and East Antrim

Superintendent Ian McCormick

Pictured Superintendent Ian McCormick

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is delighted to announce that Superintendent Ian McCormick has recently taken up post as the new District Commander for Mid and East Antrim.

Superintendent McCormick is very much looking forward to continuing the excellent partnership work that ensures the district is safe for everyone who lives and works in the area.

With 22 years of experience in policing, the officer brings with him a wealth of operational policing knowledge, having served in a number of roles across North Area and Belfast. These roles have included Local policing, Neighbourhood and most recently Ian was Chief Inspector for Engagement in Lisburn and Castlereagh, before accepting the role to become District lead.

Speaking about his appointment, Superintendent McCormick said:

“I am delighted to have been appointed District Commander for Mid and East Antrim.

"I am joining a knowledgeable and well-established team and I wish to continue the great work to date, by meeting community representatives and local partners to build on the excellent relationships that already exist, addressing the issues that matter most.

“I would like to thank Superintendent Gillian Kearney for her dedication in leading the district for the last two years and I look forward to working with our highly-committed officers and police staff in the Mid and East Antrim area, to deliver a high-quality service that is visible, accessible, responsive and community focused”.

Angela Smyth, Chair for Mid and East Antrim Policing Community Safety Partnership commented:

“I welcome Superintendent Ian McCormick to his new role as the District Commander for Mid and East Antrim. The Partnership looks forward to working with the Commander to the benefit of the entire community within the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area”.

Vice Chair for the PCSP Mr Lexie Scott also commented:

“I would like to thank Superintendent Gillian Kearney for her support for interagency collaboration and we are keen to continue this work in partnership with Superintendent Ian McCormick”.


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