Anthony Ennis serves as Deputy Commissioner of Police, with responsibility for Governance and Strategy of the organization. His portfolio includes oversight of human resources, business, training, records management and data quality, facilities management and information technology. He also directly oversees the Professional Standards Unit.
Deputy Commissioner Ennis has served in the RCIPS as a police officer for over three decades. He rose through the ranks and was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in 2003 with responsibilities for strategic operational policing across the territory up to and including 2009. In 2005 he was promoted Deputy Commissioner of Police. During his tenure he led the civilianisation of the Personnel and Finance Departments, which released more officers to operational policing, as well as public sector reforms that devolved non-policing functions to other public sector bodies. In 2005, Deputy Commissioner Ennis was awarded the Colonial Police Medal for meritorious service.
Deputy Commissioner Ennis holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Liverpool and an Attorney-at-Law qualifying certificate from the Legal Advisory Council in the Cayman Islands. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Portsmouth, and has completed a post-graduate diploma in Criminal Justice Education from the University of Virginia, FBI National Academy and the Defence Academy of the U.K.
Deputy Commissioner Ennis is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the FBI National Academy of Associates and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.