Rickard Deputy commissioner (resource management)
Joined the police in 1985 and appointed to his current role in May 2010. Previously he was assistant commissioner of operations and assistant commissioner of crime and investigations. He served in both general and investigative branches before becoming part of the Police Executive, when he was appointed district commander for Northland in 2001. Other roles have included two years as district commander in Waitemata and national manager for crime and investigations.