Belfast City District Command Unit

Belfast City District Command Unit covers an area of 46 square miles has a population of 333,871 (18.4% of the NI Total) with a further transient population of over 120,000. Belfast City is unique from a Policing perspective in that it is both a District, one of eleven, and an Area, one of three within the Police Service.

Chief Superintendent Simon Walls is the Commander in charge of Belfast District Command Unit. He is supported by Superintendent David Moore, who is in charge of Operations, Superintendent Kelly Moore who is in charge of Local Policing and Superintendent Gillian Kearney who is responsible for Performance, Assurance and Justice.

District Personnel

  • Chief Superintendent Simon Walls

    Chief Superintendent

    Simon Walls

    is the commander in charge of Belfast District Command Unit and is based at Musgrave Police Station.

  • Superintendent Gillian Kearney

    Superintendent

    Gillian Kearney

    is responsible for Performance, Assurance and Justice.

  • Superintendent  David Moore

    Superintendent

    David Moore

    is in charge of Operations in Belfast.

  • Superintendent Kelly Moore

    Superintendent

    Kelly Moore

    is responsible for local policing in Belfast.

  • Chief Inspector Gary Reid

    Chief Inspector

    Gary Reid

    is responsible for policing in West Belfast.

  • Chief Inspector  Gavin Kirkpatrick

    Chief Inspector

    Gavin Kirkpatrick

    is responsible for policing in the South Belfast area.

  • Chief Inspector Christian Bradley

    Chief Inspector

    Christian Bradley

    is responsible for policing in East Belfast.

Your Local Policing Area

Communities living in Belfast City District now have four LPTs, based in Lisburn Road, Tennent Street, Strandtown and Woodbourne Police Stations, providing 24 hour cover to continue keeping local people safe right across the District. These officers will be supported by 10 Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPTs), based in Tennent Street, Antrim Road, Woodbourne, Grosvenor Road, Strandtown, Musgrave and Lisburn Road Police Stations, which will be mobile and deployed to areas to deal with critical issues.

Our Commitment to your District

Your policing team will be responsible for all aspects of local policing and setting Belfast City District Command Unit's policing priorities along with the Policing and Community Safety Partnership.

Our job is to keep people safe. We want to do that by policing alongside you, providing a speedy, effective service but also taking the time to listen to you and play our part in making our communities safer and more confident places to live and work in.

Your Local Policing Teams will be based in Lisburn Road, Tennent Street, Strandtown and Woodbourne and will be available 24/7 to come to help you. Officers will work with you on community problems, provide advice and reassurance and spend time learning about what most affects your community and how we can work with you to improve your safety and quality of life.

Your District will have ten Neighbourhood Policing Teams based in, Grosvenor Road, Lisburn Road, Musgrave, Strandtown, Tennent Street and Woodbourne stations. They will be mobile and sent to areas where they are most needed.