Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Board member
Doug Smith

Mr Doug Smith is a Deputy Commissioner at the Queensland Police Service. Previously he was a Deputy Commissioner and Chief Strategy Officer for the Strategy and Corporate Services Division, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES).

Doug’s policing career commenced over 40 years ago. In 1990 he was promoted to Inspector with the Queensland Police Service. He went on to manage the Fitzgerald Implementation Unit in the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, as well as Regional Operations for the south-eastern region.  He has served in Stafford, Fortitude Valley, Roma Stock Squad, the Queensland Water Police, Legal Section, Oxley, Wynnum and south-eastern region.  In 1998 he was appointed as an Assistant Commissioner of the Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services.

Doug has since worked in the Solomon Islands as a consultant with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, as well as consulting for the Northern Territory Ombudsman on Police Force and Public-Sector compliance and performance.  Prior to joining QFES, Doug’s most recent appointment was as the Chief Executive Officer of CrimTrac, a national information-sharing service for Australia’s police, law enforcement and national security agencies.

CRC Board

Doug Smith is a current member of the CRC's Board of Directors.
Improving the resilience of existing housing to severe wind events
19 Sep 2018
This project aims to investigate and reduce damage from windstorms by developing vulnerability...

Resources credited

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Presentation-Audio-Video 02 Aug 2017 Panel: Making a difference - Showcase 2017 emergency management, policy, risk management

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