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 PSNI.

Chief Superintendent Chris Noble is the Commander in charge of Belfast City District Command Unit. Chief Superintendent Noble is based at Belfast Area Headquarters in Musgrave Police Station. He is supported by Superintendent Paula Hilman, who is in charge of Local Policing for Belfast City District Command Unit, Superintendent Darrin Jones, who is in charge of Operations for Belfast City District Command Unit, Superintendent Jonathan Roberts, who is responsible for Performance, Assurance and Justice for Belfast City District Command Unit and Superintendent Melanie Jones who is responsible for Strategic Partnerships and Community Planning.

District Personnel

  • Chief Superintendent Chris Noble

    Chief Superintendent

    Chris Noble

    is the Commander in charge of Belfast City District Command Unit. He is based at Belfast Area Headquarters in Musgrave Police Station.

  • Superintendent  Paula Hilman

    Superintendent

    Paula Hilman

    is in charge of local policing for Belfast City District Command Unit.

  • Superintendent  Darrin Jones

    Superintendent

    Darrin Jones

    is in charge of Operations for Belfast City District Command Unit.

  • Superintendent Jonathan Roberts

    Superintendent

    Jonathan Roberts

    is in charge of performance, assurance and justice in Belfast City District Command Unit.

  • Superintendent Melanie Jones

    Superintendent

    Melanie Jones

    is in charge of strategic Partnerships and Community Planning for Belfast City District Command Uni.

  • Chief Inspector Rachel Shields

    Chief Inspector

    Rachel Shields

    has responsibility for the Case Progression Team in Belfast City District Command Unit.

  • Chief Inspector  Robert Murdie

    Chief Inspector

    Robert Murdie

    is responsible for policing in the South Belfast area.

  • Chief Inspector Norman Haslett

    Chief Inspector

    Norman Haslett

    is responsible for policing in West Belfast.

  • Chief Inspector  David Moore

    Chief Inspector

    David Moore

    is responsible for policing in the East Belfast area.

  • Chief Inspector David Shanks

    Chief Inspector

    David Shanks

    is in charge of the Co-ordination and Tasking Centre for Belfast City District Command Unit.

  • Chief Inspector Stephen  Burns

    Chief Inspector

    Stephen Burns

    is responsible for policing in the North Belfast area.

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.