Jeanette Kerr joined the NT Police in July 1988. The majority of her career has been in the field of Criminal investigations, including service in the Criminal Investigation Branch, the Sexual Crimes Unit, Fraud Unit and Major Crime.  Jeanette has been the Officer in Charge of both the Drug Enforcement Section and the Major Crime Section, and has served at the NTPFES College as an Instructor in Foundational Studies, and in the Criminal Investigation Development Unit. 

Career highlights include serving as the NT Police Negotiation Coordinator and as Assistant Training Adviser (Negotiation) to the National Counter Terrorism Committee. Commander Kerr holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Policing - Investigations (Distinction), Graduate Certificate in Applied Management, Master of Leadership and Management (Policing), she has undertaken Masters studies in Forensic Psychology and completed the Management of Serious Crime Course (AFP) and the inaugural Acacia Program (2010) for Assistant Commissioner’s.