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Matt Jukes is a senior British police officer, currently Chief Constable of South Wales Police.
He graduated with a BA in Mathematics from St Peter's College, Oxford in 1992 and three years later joined South Yorkshire Police as a Police Constable|PC. He worked as a detective and in other roles from 1997 to 2006, including representing UK policing at G8 meetings and time with the precursor of the National Counter Terrorism Policing Network, and was also praised for his conduct during the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal.
He first moved to South Wales Police in 2010 as an Assistant Chief Constable, rising to become its Chief Constable in January 2018, also being awarded a Queen's Police Medal in the New Year Honours that year. In November 2020 he is due to move to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) as an Assistant Commissioner, succeeding Mark Simmons (police officer)|Mark Simmons and initially with a remit for the MPS's transformation programme.
In the media
- "Anti-drug work 'not making difference needed' in Wales". BBC News. 3 January 2020.
- "Matt Jukes (1992) appointed Assistant Commissioner of Metropolitan Police". St Peter's College Oxford. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 2 November 2020.
- "Chief Constable Matt Jukes leaves South Wales Police for job with the Metropolitan Police". ITV News. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 2 November 2020.
- "South Wales Police chief Matt Jukes: 'Too many delays in abuse cases'". BBC News. 12 January 2019.
- "South Wales Police's Chief Constable Matt Jukes to move to the Metropolitan Police". Wales Online. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 2 November 2020.