Command Team

United Kingdom Roleplay implements a rank structure in order to assist the Chief Constable  with the managing and running the community on a day to day operational basis. The current rank structure is based on the current Durham Constabularty Rank Structure. Officers/Staff in these ranks will conduct similar jobs in terms of responsibility and administration to that of the regular Durham Constabulary Ranks.

Each Senior Officer is responsible for officers and they receive specialist training in their particular specialized role within the organisation.

Senior Officers can be conducting administration, meetings or fulfil an in game function such as leading an operation, directing units at a major incident, or having responsibility for running the whole patrol.

Although not shown below, there are many senior Roles which both Police Officers and Police Staff within the community may also conduct, in addition to their primary role. These include but not limited to: Head of Human Resources, Head of Fleet Management and Head of Training.

As the current Chief Constable, his primary role is to oversee all operations within the community, advice and guide the remainder of the Executive Command Team while maintaining standards and professionalism within the community.

 

The Chief Constable will hold direct responsibility for:

 

  • Corporate Communications – All Social Media and Media related activity within the community
  • Finance – The Commissioner will address all matters related to the Community finance and authorize payments and purchases and ensure a minimum amount is available to the community in times of need.
  • Fleet Management – All vehicles and models used by the community in game.

Any decision made which will have a significant impact on the Community and/or its operations is to be approved by the Chief Constable. 

This may include but is not limited to:

 

  • Changes in the Executive Command Ranks
  • Removal/banning of members
  • Changes in policy or decision making

Neil joined United Kingdom Roleplay in April 2018 when the community was first opened. He was promoted to Sergeant of the Local Policing Unit in June of 2018 and was then transferred to the Specialist Firearms Command as the Sergeant where he stayed and worked his way to Chief Inspector.

UKRPC then has a rank restructure in August 2019 and Neil joined the Gold Command Team as the Deputy Chief Constable looking after the Specialist Firearms Command.

In November 2019, The then Chief Constable resigned from his role and took the role of Police and Crime Commissioner which mean the current Deputy Chief Constable was offered the role of Chief Constable and Neil was offered the role of Deputy Chief Constable looking after the Specialist Firearms Command.

 

The Deputy Chief Constable’s primary role is to support the Commissioner and have the best interests of the community. The Deputy Commissioner will guide Silver and Bronze Command Staff with decision making where necessary.

 

The Deputy Chief Constable will hold direct responsibility for:

 

  • Specialist Firearms Command
  • Specialist Protection Group
  • Command Meetings & Structure – This includes the organisation of the weekly management meeting, weekly command meeting and the pecialist Firearms Command.  The Deputy Chief Constable will ensure that positions of rank are filled, vacancies addressed and Acting staff appointed by their respective supervisors. The Deputy Chief Constable will also deal with official complaints with the help of the PCC and HR and then bring them to misconduct if warranted.

The Deputy Chief Constable will hold responsibility for the above commands and will work closely with the Chief Constable to ensure the decisions made are proportionate and reflect the overall needs of the Community.

 

Critical decisions* made by both Silver and Bronze Command teams relating to any of the responsibilities held by the Deputy Chief Constable will be brought to his attention where practicable.

*Critical Decisions may include but are not restricted to: areas of a division not functioning, urgent staff problems, major incidents*

The Assistant Chief Constable’s primary role is to support the Chief Constable and have the best interests of the community. The Assistant Chief Constable will guide Silver and Bronze Command Staff with decision making where necessary.

 

The Assistant Chief Constable will hold direct responsibility for:

 

  • Local Repsonce Team This includes the divisions of Neighbourhood Policing, Detectives and Forensics.
  • Oversight of Training (both initial and divisional)
  • Structure – This includes that positions of rank are filled, vacancies addressed and Acting staff appointed by their respective supervisors.

The Assistant Chief Constable will hold responsibility for the above commands and will work closely with the Commissioner to ensure the decisions made are proportionate and reflect the overall needs of the Community.

 

Critical decisions* made by both Silver and Bronze Command teams relating to any of the responsibilities held by the Deputy Commissioner will be brought to his attention where practicable.

*Critical Decisions may include but are not restricted to: areas of a division not functioning, urgent staff problems, major incidents*