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Command Team

Chief Constable Gary Roberts
Gary Roberts

 Gary Roberts is the first Chief Constable for the Isle of Man who has served solely in the Island force. He joined in 1984 and has served as a member of the Command Team since 2002. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. As well as overseeing the Constabulary as a whole, he carries the portfolios for Strategy, Force Structure, Criminal Justice Modernisation and Legislative Change.  



 

Superintendent Phil Drowley

Phil Drowley is in charge of Organisational Development.  Responsibilities include recruitment, succession planning, wellbeing, the management of finance and resources, technology and facilities, information security, professional standards, training and continuous improvement.  Having grown up on the Island, Phil joined the Constabulary in 1992 and has served in a variety of roles across the organisation throughout his career. 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Superintendent Steve Maddocks

Steve Maddocks

Steve 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.

He is currently head of the Criminal Investigation Department (which includes the CID, Public Protection and Pro-active Teams) and the Operational Support Group (which includes operational Firearms and Training, Public Order, Search Team, Negotiators and Post Incident Managers).  

 

Detective 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.

  

Chief Inspector Allan Thompson

Allan Thompson joined the Constabulary in 1989 initially working in Douglas and then Ramsey for seven years before starting a career as a Detective mainly within the covert and drugs arena. He was promoted in the Drug Squad and went on to lead a Section in Douglas and the Roads Policing Unit. He was an Authorised Firearms Officer for 16 years which included time as a rifle officer, operational firearms commander and is now a tactical firearms commander. He was promoted to the post of Continuous Improvement Inspector in 2016 before moving to the current post of Operations in early 2018.

 

 

 

Chief Inspector Cathryn Bradley

Cathryn Bradley joined the Isle of Man Constabulary in 1991. She served as a Constable and Sergeant in both uniform and plain clothes departments. As an Inspector, her roles have all been in uniform. She now has responsibility for Protective Services and Road Safety. Protective Services includes safeguarding vulnerable adults and children, offender management, domestic abuse, missing persons and the Police Early Action and Central Alcohol Teams. CI Bradley is also a Force Hostage and Crisis Negotiator.

 

 

Detective Chief Inspector Lynne Skelly

Lynne Skelly joined the Constabulary in 1992 initially working in Douglas, Ramsey and Onchan before starting a career as a Detective mainly within the Criminal Investigations Department and Drug Squad before transferring to the Fraud Squad in 1999. She was promoted to Detective Sergeant within the Financial Crime Unit in 2009 and to Detective Inspector in 2014 with responsibility for Intelligence, Special Branch, Registry, PNC and Firearms Licencing. After a period as Temporary Chief Inspector Lynne was promoted to Detective Chief Inspector in 2019 and Organisational Development was added to her portfolio.