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Police Digital Service appoints new CDDTO


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Alex Bowen
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Alex Bowen been confirmed as the new chief digital, data and technology officer for the Police Digital Service.

The organisation, which co-ordinates work and provides services in the sector for UK police forces, said he has supported it in various roles since its inception in 2021, and takes up this position after setting up the project delivery practice as the director of delivery services.

He has worked for 15 years in various roles within policing and an additional 11 in the Special Constabulary.

Bowen commented: “I look forward to continuing to help PDS support policing in delivery of the National Policing Digital Strategy its funding commitments, and programmes that are having a real impact on the front line.

“Policing in the UK is already carrying out vital work on innovating and evolving its digital, data and technology capabilities and I’m pleased to be working alongside passionate and committed police officers and staff in this area, helping to keep their communities safe”

PDS said it is also recruiting a new director of delivery services.

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