Grant Stevens


The South Australia Police Commissioner Grant Stevens APM LEM, is responsible to the government for the safety and protection of the state, serving over 1.7 million South Australians, across an area of around 984,000 square kilometres. 

He is responsible for a budget of over $1 Billion and leads over 6,000 staff in managing public safety, state security and counter terrorism, as well as reducing crime, and keeping our roads safe.  The agency he leads plays an integral role in the effective functioning of the criminal justice system and managing emergencies in South Australia.

Throughout his distinguished police career Grant has developed and delivered many of SAPOL’s most significant operational and strategic policing and business reform initiatives – including the most significant restructure to SAPOL’s policing model and driving wide reaching cultural reform, focusing on achieving gender equity and working to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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