Information Technology

The below details the West Yorkshire Police IT Departmental structure:

Paul Thrustle, the Director of Digital Policing is responsible for IT Strategy and the delivery of major information and communication technology-enabling business change.

The Department is split into three teams: Support, Systems and Technical


The IT Support Team

The IT Support Team is headed by Mark Homer, Head of IT Support

The team is responsible for Business Engagement & Account Management, Business Analysis & Project Management (including procurement and implementation of systems), Departmental Performance & ITIL, IT Service Desk including Request Handling & Service Catalogue, Field Support including Repairs & Installations.


The IT Technical Team

The IT Technical Team is headed by Anthony Alexander, Head of IT Technical

The team is responsible for IT Technical Strategy, Wide and Local Area Networking, Telephony, IT Infrastructure and Security, Audio Visual provision, Support of the Airwave Terminals.


The IT Systems Team

The IT Systems Team is headed by Ben Dufton, Head of IT Systems

 The team is responsible for systems and database administration, maintenance and support of in-house and third party applications, in-house systems development including systems analysis and design, coding and testing, system implementation and documentation.