Mackey previously held senior roles as Chief Constable of Cumbria Constabulary, in addition to chief officer posts in Wiltshire Constabulary, Gloucestershire Constabulary, and a specialist staff officer role in Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).
|Sir Craig Mackey
Mackey in April 2017
|Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police|
23 January 2012
|Commissioner||Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe
|Preceded by||Tim Godwin|
|Chief Constable of Cumbria Police|
September 2007 – January 2012
|Born||Craig Thomas Mackey
26 August 1962
Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Craig Mackey was born in August 1962.
In September 2007, Mackey joined Cumbria Constabulary as its Chief Constable, a post he remained in until his appointment as the Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner in 2012. Mackey served as the Acting Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police between 22 February and 10 April 2017.
On 22 March 2017, Mackey was on a routine visit to Westminister. He was there during the 2017 Westminster attack and was described as a "significant witness". As a result of this he could not issue any public statements despite his position as acting head of the Metropolitan Police.
|Knight Bachelor||2018 New Year Honours|
|Queen's Police Medal (QPM)||2009 New Year Honours|
|Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal||2002|
|Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal||2012|
|Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal|