New man for top Police job

Newly appointed Commander of Central North Police District – Superintendent Andrew Hurst Photo TWH

The Central North Police District has a new Superintendent, tasked with filling the big boots of former Superintendent Greg Moore.

The new boss is a man very familiar to the Bourke community, Superintendent Andrew Hurst.

Superintendent Hurst took up the role on Tuesday 17th September 2019, a welcome promotion which will enable him to continue his personal and professional life in Bourke.

Announcing the appointment, Assistant Commissioner McKechnie APM said Superintendent Hurst brought a wealth of experience to the region, having joined the NSW Police Force in November 1994 and having spent most of his career in regional areas.

Andrew Hurst began his career with the NSW Police Force in Penrith as a Constable, before spending the next two decades in numerous roles in regional areas of NSW.

Supt Hurst’s history of working in small communities has allowed him to connect with the Bourke community and form a passion to combat crime across the Central North Police District.

Superintendent Hurst has served the town three times in 20 years, first as a constable, then as senior constable and sergeant before returning five years ago as Inspector.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.