JPA Executive Committee
Chair – DS Nicholas Goldwater
Nicholas joined the Metropolitan Police in 2006 after graduating from university. He trained as a Detective and has since worked in a number of investigative departments. He has been actively involved in the JPA throughout his career and a member of the JPA Executive Committee since 2014.
Deputy Chair – PC Daniel Morris
Daniel has been working with the JPA for the past five years. He has been active in police recruitment and youth work, and now is involved nationally in supporting police and home office in equality planning. He is an response team officer in the Metropolitan Police Service, where he continues to perform London based JPA roles. Daniel is an orthodox police officer, and has been involved in the Jewish community for over thirty years.
Assistant Secretary – PC Imogen Hirst
Imogen Hirst Dip BA(Hons) MA, is currently a serving police officer at Aviation Policing, as well as filling roles in public order including Police Liaison and in the Flag unit. Previously, Imogen undertood a six month project to look at under reporting of hate crime experienced by the visibly Jewish communities of London. Imogen is keen to continue to engage with all sections of the Jewish community and happy to cbe contacted in relation to anything Jewish or Police related.
Treasurer – PS Jon Brandman
Jonathan Brandman is a serving Police Officer and a member of Chabad, Buckhurst Hill. He joined Essex Police in 2006 before transferring to the MPS in 2012. His background is primarily uniformed Policing and he is currently a Sergeant running a Neighbourhood Policing Team in the borough of Enfield.
Regional Force Liaison – Supt Michael Loebenberg
After university, Michael began work as a regular police officer in August 2006. He has held a range of roles over his career, including response policing at Brent and Hackney Boroughs, working on a unit investigating fraud and beat crimes, running a Safer Neighbourhoods ward team, amongst numerous other posts. As a Chief Inspector, he worked at Bexley and Haringey Boroughs, developing skills including Advanced Public Order Command, and worked on the Public Access Programme leading the business delivery and strategy for the new MPS web platform as part of Digital Policing. He transferred to Thames Valley Police as Superintendent in 2017, leading the NPCC Digital Public Contact Programme until June 2019 when he took up his current position as the Area Commander for Aylesbury.
Michael was a founding member of the Jewish Police Association and was originally elected to the position of Deputy Chair in 2008.
Behind every successful organisation is a team of hard working Executive members. For the JPA, the executive committee perform most duties over and above their various police officer roles. We are all committed to ensuring the JPA continues to be an Association the members can be proud of.