Commissioner Reece Kershaw was appointed Commissioner of Police and CEO of Fire and Emergency Services on 14 April 2015. His service in the Northern Territory Police Force (NTPF) includes the positions of Assistant Commissioner Crime and Specialist Services and Darwin Metropolitan Service. Prior to this he was with the Australian Federal Police, including secondments to the National Crime Authority, the Australian Crime Commission and overseas postings to The Hague, East Timor and the Solomon Islands. Commissioner Kershaw was awarded the Australian Police Medal in the Australia Day Honours List in 2016, he is a recipient of the NTPF Outstanding Leadership Medal, was a Visiting Fellow for the Police Executive Leadership Program at the AIPM and has completed the Australia New Zealand Police Leadership Strategy Program. He is a Graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Program and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds a Master of Business Administration, Graduate Certificate in Business (Banking) and Certificate in Business (Europe).