Assistant Chief Constable

Duncan Worsell MBE

Duncan Worsell MBE

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Biography

Duncan Worsell joined the Civil Nuclear Constabulary in June 1992, prior to which he served in the Royal Navy.

During his policing career in the Civil Nuclear Constabulary, Duncan has undertaken the full range of operational roles as an Authorised Firearms Officer including international maritime escorts, dynamic search, and as a nationally accredited firearms instructor. He has been a tactical firearms commander, post incident manager and tactical advisor, and was formerly a qualified member of the National Cadre of Counter-Terrorism Tactical Firearms Umpires, and a member of the ACPO Tactical Operations Review Forum (Firearms).

Duncan’s Civil Nuclear Constabulary career has seen him serve at Sellafield, Harwell, within Force HQ functions, the Strategic Escort Group and as a Divisional Commander. He was made an MBE in the New year Honours List 2019.

Assistant Chief Constable

The assistant chief constable is the chief officer on all operational deployments, armed or otherwise, at civil nuclear power stations in the UK. Responsibilities include:

  • constabulary firearms lead on matters pertaining to the use of all weapons systems in the CNC including the deployments of the strategic escort group

  • chairs the CNC’s firearms standing committee

  • strategic lead on intelligence and special branch