Detective Superintendent Jackie Alexander has 25 years police service having joined Nottinghamshire Police as a graduate in 1989. She gained an MA in Police and Organisational Management from the University of Manchester in 1994, and it was while researching the impact of gender on the lateral and vertical career opportunities of male and female officers as part of her thesis that Jackie first became involved in BAWP. Jackie has recently completed a post-graduate certificate in forensic psychology
Jackie’s postings have included both uniform and CID, as well as HR; quality assurance; and Regional Collaboration. She was promoted to Detective Superintendent in 2003 and spent six years heading up Public Protection for Nottinghamshire Police. In 2010 Jackie was posted to Deputy Divisional Commander to Nottinghamshire’s Bassetlaw,
Jackie is now a committee member of the British Association of Women in Policing and is a founder member of her own force’s women’s network. She is married to a fellow officer and has two teenage sons.