Peter O’Doherty


Pete is the Assistant Commissioner – City of London Police, NPCC Coordinator for Cyber and Economic Crime.

Prior to joining the City of London Police (CoLP) in January 2022 as Assistant Commissioner, Pete was Assistant Chief Constable at Thames Valley Police (TVP) where he was the South East Regional Lead for Counter Terrorism, and Serious and Organised Crime. Pete performed this role since July 2019 after graduating from the Strategic Command Course in March 2019. In this role Pete worked to the Chief Officer Management Boards across Thames Valley, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

After graduating from the University of Nottingham with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, Pete started his career with the CoLP where he spent a number of years at different ranks as a detective working across volume, major and specialist crime. Pete went on to specialise in cyber and economic crime, and was later in his service seconded into the Metropolitan Police Service as the Head of Uniformed Operations at the London Borough of Newham.

In 2017 Pete returned to the CoLP as Detective Chief Superintendent, Head of Crime and Counter Terrorism, and then went on to lead the CoLP’s Economic Crime Directorate that acts as the national lead force for fraud on behalf of UK policing. Throughout his career Pete has worked extensively across government and across sectors to significantly improve the local, regional and national response to cyber and economic crime. In 2018 Pete won the International Association of Chief’s of Police prestigious “40 under 40” award for his work in this field.

Pete is also an experienced Gold Public Order Commander and Strategic Firearms Commander with multi-force experience, previously a Hostage and Crises Negotiator.





Peter O’Doherty
Assistant Commissioner
NPCC Coordinator
City of London Police