Supt Alison Heydari is the District Commander for Southampton.
Alison joined us in 2000 and has been the local commander for Southampton since January 2016 after being the Chief Inspector for Havant and Waterlooville. Alison has run a Public Protection Unit managing hate crime, domestic violence, child protection and vulnerable adults, and she has trained as a negotiator for incidents involving suicide, crisis and kidnap.
Her key objectives are reducing crime and ASB, targeting the most prolific offenders, delivering a quality service to victims and working with communities to jointly resolve priority community issues.
Alison is married with her family being made up of a very supportive husband, two children and two German shepherd dogs.