Kurt Walton is Deputy Commissioner of Police, with responsibility for Policing and Security. He oversees all operational policing, inclusive of all units within the detective and uniform branches of the Service.
Deputy Commissioner Walton was promoted to his current role in September 2016, after serving as Chief Superintendent since 2013 and Superintendent in charge of Specialist Proactive Operations since 2007. Deputy Commissioner Walton has been a police officer with the RCIPS since 1986, with a career focused in serious crime investigations and border defence through the disruption of narcotics and firearms trafficking.
Deputy Commissioner Walton successfully completed his Senior Investigators training in Barbados in 1997, as well as the International Command Program at Bramshill, UK in 2007. In 2011 he also became certified as a Strategic Gold Firearms Commander. In 2014 he returned to the UK and completed a Strategic Command Course. From 2002 and 2008 Deputy Commissioner attended the Cayman Islands Law School while working full-time, and earned his Bachelor of Law degree. He also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice and Police Management from the University of Leicester.