Ann Lisseman

Consulting in Policing and Investigation


Ann Lisseman is a recently retired Detective Superintendent after serving 30 years.  Ann has served in two forces West Midlands Police (1988 -2001) and Kent Police (2001 – 2019).  Her varied career in both uniformed and as a detective leads her to have significant operational and strategic background and experience in all aspects of policing

Ann was head of Criminal Justice, including leading Kent as a forerunner for Video Enables Justice (VEJ), then becoming the Project/Programme Manager for Digital Asset Management and Digital Evidence Transfer Service (DETS) for Kent Police. Ann led on the initial Digital Asset Management Solution (DAMS) project after obtaining funding from Kent PCC and Home Office in order to develop DAMS. Ann was able to take the idea of DAMS, form a concept and then she was able to deliver a solution which is the first of its kind Nationally, a solution for policing designed by policing.

Ann was then able to develop a sound benefits-based business case for DAMS full implementation, develop a platform for the programme to deliver both DAMS and DETS, ensuring the programme recognised and embraced the work required to deliver the business change required for a successful implementation.