Simone Steendijk appointed as Chief Constable of the Brabant Zuid-Oost police force

Ms S.J. (Simone) Steendijk (aged 43) is appointed as Chief Constable of the Brabant Zuid-Oost regional police force effective as of 1 January 2011.

Simone Steendijk has been deputy chief constable of the Brabant Zuid-Oost regional police force since September 2009. She was district head North with the Rotterdam-Rijnmond regional police force from 2005 to September 2009.

Simone Steendijk succeeds Leon Kuijs who has been performing activities outside the police force for the benefit of the Board of Chief Constables since 2009.