Helen King matriculated at St Anne's College in 1983 reading PPE.
Helen joined the Cheshire Constabulary as a Police Constable in 1986 under the Graduate Entry Scheme. She worked in uniform and CID roles across the county. In 2005, Helen transferred to Merseyside Police as an Assistant Chief Constable. In 2009, she took over the Force's Operations portfolio, responsible for Merseyside's six policing areas. She was awarded the Queen's Police Medal in the New Year's Honours list 2011. In April 2012, Helen returned to Cheshire Constabulary as the Deputy Police Constable and was responsible for performance management, governance, standards and communications. Helen joined the Metropolitan Police Service as Assistant Commissioner for Territorial Policing in June 2014.
Read an article written by Helen in the 2014/15 edition of The Ship.