The Secretary is responsible for the management of the Department of Police and Emergency Management, and holds the position of Commissioner of Police, with responsibility for Tasmania Police and the position of State Emergency Management Controller.
The Corporate Management Group addresses issues of strategic importance to the Department and provides advice to the Minister for Police and Emergency Management, an elected representative of the people of Tasmania. The CMG comprises:
- Commissioner of Police
- Deputy Commissioner Police
- Assistant Commissioner of Police, Crime and Operations
- Assistant Commissioner of Police, Planning and Development
- Director, Corporate Services.
On a day-to-day basis, the Deputy Commissioner of Police has line responsibility for Tasmania Police. The Assistant Commissioners are responsible for developing executive policy, strategic planning and management of the Department. The Director, Corporate Services, is responsible for administration and support services.
For information about the Tasmania Fire Service visit www.fire.tas.gov.au.