Catherine Cox


Catherine is a Detective Inspector, staff officer for the National Police Chief’s Council Child Protection and Abuse Investigations Working Group, led by Deputy Chief Constable Ian Critchley. The group covers all aspects of child sexual abuse and exploitation across policing.

Catherine has been a police officer for 12 years and in the last decade has worked as a detective, primarily in roles protecting vulnerable people, such as: domestic abuse, child protection, sexual offences and public protection. She has worked on high profile child protection matters such as Alfie Evans, with national organisations on improving safeguarding policy, improving our approach to child protection in organised crime and managing child protection and sexual offences teams in Liverpool. Catherine is really passionate about her job and the opportunity to help improve outcomes for vulnerable children.