Command Team

Chief Constable Russ Foster, KPM Chief Constable Russ Foster, KPM

Chief Constable Foster has 30 years policing experience and has a balanced career profile serving in both uniform and Criminal Investigation Departments. He has been an investigator at each and every rank from Detective Constable to Detective Superintendent and has led many murder investigations and serious and organised crime inquiries. CC Foster has been a Chief Officer for the last ten years and has previously had responsibility for Counter Terrorism Policing in the North East of England, the Regional Organised Crime Unit and Regional Scientific Support Services for the four forces in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, as well as Specialist Crime for West Yorkshire Police. CC Foster has a Master's Degree in Police Leadership and Management and was awarded the Kings Police Medal in the most recent New Year's Honours for services to policing.  As well as overseeing the Constabulary as a whole, he carries the portfolios for Strategy, Force Structure, Criminal Justice Modernisation and Legislative Change.

Superintendent Jed Bibby

Jarrod Bibby known to most as 'Jed' joined Cheshire Police in August 1994 and worked in a number of roles within the Warrington and Runcorn area of Cheshire. He transferred to the Isle of Man Constabulary in October 2007 and has since been involved in a number of key areas of operational policing and development within the Constabulary. He is currently Director of Financial and Cyber Crime.


Steve MaddocksSuperintendent Steve Maddocks

Stephen Maddocks joined the Isle of Man Constabulary in 1997 and worked in Douglas on uniform duties prior to moving to the Drug Squad in 2000. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2005 where he worked as a Neighbourhood Sergeant, Crime Manager, Prosecutor in the Prosecutions Department and in the Central Alcohol Unit. On being promoted to Inspector he worked as the Operations Manager in the Central Neighbourhood Policing Team, Detective Inspector in the Pro-Active Team and Public Protection Unit. He has worked as an operational Firearms Officer and a Close Protection Officer.

On promotion to Chief Inspector he was head of the Protective Services Department and on further promotion continued as the lead for this area and all other operational work for the constabulary, which included neighbourhood policing, the Criminal Investigation Department (which includes CID, Public Protection and Pro-active Teams), the Operational Support Group (which includes Road Policing, Dogs, operational Firearms and Training, Public Order, Search Team, Negotiators and Post Incident Managers).  He is currently the temporary head of the constabulary’s Organisational Development and the lead for Safeguarding.  Steve is also one of the constabulary’s Senior Investigating Officers (SIO) and Strategic Firearms Commanders (SFC).   


Superintendent John Phillips

Supt John Phillips joined Kent Police in 2003. After a period on uniformed policing duties he was posted to CID in 2005. He remained in Detective roles as a Sergeant and Inspector, working in both reactive and pro-active investigative departments with a specific focus on burglary and robbery. In 2012 he moved to uniformed roles, working successively as a neighbourhood Inspector, and later a response Inspector on Kent’s West Division. He was then posted to lead a plainclothes unit targeting “County Lines” drug dealing.

Promoted to Chief Inspector in 2014, Mr Phillips worked on Kent’s response to the austerity programme before taking up a role as head of Intelligence Analysis for the Force as a Temporary Superintendent. He was substantively promoted to Superintendent in 2016 and was later posted to the Professional Standards Department as Head of Misconduct & Complaint Investigations. In this role he also had oversight of the Counter Corruption capability and Vetting Dept.

Mr Phillips joined Isle of Man Constabulary on transfer in April 2022. He is currently responsible for Criminal Investigations and Operational Policing.

Mr Phillips has written a number of published articles on professional matters. He is also a police contributor to the Blackstone’s PACE Guide. He is a graduate of Cambridge University.


Dave DobbieDetective Chief Inspector Dave Dobbie

Dave Dobbie joined the Isle of Man Constabulary in 1998 and worked in Neighbourhood roles prior to moving to the Road Policing Unit (RPU) in 2004. He has worked as a security escort driver and a forensic collision investigator.

As a Sergeant he has worked as the Road Policing Sergeant, CID and Public Protection Unit. As an Inspector he worked as the Detective Inspector for CID & RPU before a period in Organisational Development. He has performed a T/CI role in Protective Services, which includes Multi Agency Public Protection (Child and Adult Safeguarding & Domestic abuse), Youth Justice Team, alcohol unit and Emergency Planning, prior to moving to the Economic Crime Unit.


Detective Chief Inspector Mark Newey

Mark Newey joined the Isle of Man Constabulary in 2006, having previously served in the UK with both Hertfordshire and Staffordshire Police. In 2007 he was promoted to Detective Sergeant and worked in a number of Detective roles, as well as a uniformed neighbourhood Sergeant. Following a temporary Detective Inspector’s role at Headquarters, at the end of 2010 he was successful in being promoted to Inspector, taking charge of the Southern Neighbourhood Policing Team.

He has since been in charge of many detective and operational areas, including the Pro-Active team, Intelligence and Special Branch as well as the Roads Policing Team.

He was instrumental in the Force restructure that came to fruition in January 2020. At the same time, he commenced a temporary role as Chief Inspector for Operational Policing. 

Juliette EverettChief Inspector Juliette Everett

Juliette Everett joined Bedfordshire Police in 1991, and worked with them for over 30 years in various roles all over the County, which included the Tri-Force Collaboration with Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Her career has been predominantly in the crime world, Serious and Organised, Major Incidents and Counter Terrorism. More latterly this has been in Community Policing and finally as the Athena Lead for the Tri-Force.

Then in January 2021 Juliette was afforded the opportunity to transfer to the Isle of Man as a Chief Inspector responsible for Protected Services which includes, Safeguarding, Negotiating, Firearms Licencing, Alcohol Unit and Roads Safety.


Danny RotchellChief Inspector Danny Rotchell

Danny Rotchell joined West Yorkshire Police in 2002, covering a number of district based uniform policing roles including response, custody and as a staff officer then more latterly in the Operations Support Division managing operational activity as a Chief Inspector.

In April 2022 Danny was successful in a process allowing him the opportunity to transfer to the Isle of Man as a Chief Inspector responsible for Operational Policing which includes Uniform operations, Custody and Operational Support Group functions (including roads policing, dogs and firearms).

Danny is an experienced specialist Tactical Firearms commander, a CBRN operational commander and also one of the IOMC’s Strategic Firearms commanders.