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Chiefs Profile - Grant Stevens

Grant Stevens APM has been Commissioner of South Australia Police since July 2015, with 37 years of policing experience that includes more than seven years as an Assistant Commissioner and three years as Deputy Commissioner.

Grant is a member of a wide range of executive Boards and Committees at state and national government levels overseeing critical issues involved in law enforcement, security and counter-terrorism, emergency management, justice reform, road safety and community safety generally.  

Enhancing organisational performance and resilience through innovation and cultural change is one of Grant’s key focus areas.

Under Grant’s leadership, SAPOL has made significant improvements in equity and diversity, through introducing gender parity recruiting, cultural reform and other targeted programs.

A highly respected and visible community leader, Grant is an Ambassador and South Australia Committee Chairperson for White Ribbon Australia and a member of the  St. Vincent de Paul South Australian Business Advisory Panel.

A keen amateur cyclist, Grant co-founded a police and public cycling event for cancer research, prevention and treatment that successfully promoted cycling road safety and raised over $1,000,000.

Married with five children, Grant is actively involved in community life and his family’s sporting activities as a parent and organiser.

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