Mabs Hussain joined North Yorkshire Police as Deputy Chief Constable in January 2022 after having been Assistant Chief Constable at Greater Manchester Police since October 2018.
Mabs was born in Bradford and after working for a short period with the Inland Revenue he started his policing career with West Yorkshire Police in 1996.
When working for West Yorkshire Police Mabs served at every rank as a detective including Detective Chief Inspector, investigating complex and serious crime. He was promoted to Superintendent in 2012 and worked in a variety of uniformed operational and strategic roles. As Chief Superintendent he was the Commander for Wakefield and also spent time as the Commander for Leeds District.
While at Greater Manchester Police Mabs was responsible for specialist crime: major investigation teams, serious and organised crime teams, forensics, safeguarding, and public protection.
He is a Specialist Firearms Commander and a Gold Public Order Commander. He is the National Police Chiefs Council lead on Group-based Child Sexual Exploitation.
Mabs was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018 for his services to charity and policing.
Mabs is married to Gemma and they have two children. He enjoys boxing, both as a fan and as a way of keeping fit.