Assistant Chief Constable Kirk has been a Gwent Police Officer since 1992 and has served in a variety of uniform and detective posts.
Whilst a Chief Superintended, ACC Kirk led the Staying Ahead Change Programme which looked at reviewing every aspect of the force and shaping our response to HMIC recommendations.
She is a keen musician and enjoys running to keep fit.
As the only ACC for the force she has responsibility for all operational matters which includes:
- Operational Policing
- Crime Investigation
- Custody Services and Criminal Justice Department
- Neighbourhood Policing & Partnerships
She is the Welsh lead from Substance Misuse and represents the Southern Wales region on a national strategic working group looking at Online Child Sexual Abuse Activist Groups.