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Phil Davies

Chief Superintendent of Information Services Transformation
Greater Manchester Police (Confirmed)

Phil is a serving senior police officer of 20 years, having delivered in a variety of operational and strategic roles in 3 Forces. He is currently the technology lead for Greater Manchester Police and the Programme Director for an ambitious undertaking to replace legacy operational systems, including command and control, records management, intelligence, custody and property, and led the delivery of widespread mobile technology use in GMP. He recently instigated a number of academic partnerships on behalf of GMP and has wider interests in data science. He is currently a second year PhD research student in the field on Complexity Theory and its application to policing.

  • Developing a specialist platform on smartphones and tablets to enhance policing outcomes
  • Using an app that can take witness statements and report stop-and-search procedures, leading to the force saving 1,000 eight-hour shifts
  • Creating an officer-led initiative that has been built with preventative technologies to accommodate the personal use of these gadgets