Inspector Jonathan Clark, who has 13 years experience as a police officer, has taken over as the inspector is in charge of policing in the Glossop and New Mills areas.
He replaces Insp. Gareth Meadows who has been promoted to Detective Chief Inspector for the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales.
Insp. Clark, who transferred to Derbyshire police from Leicestershire as a Sergeant in 2008, has worked in response teams and public order units in Ilkeston and Derby.
Outside of work, Insp. Clark, who is married and has a three-year-old daughter, enjoys walking in the Peak District and watching rugby.
He said: “My focus is to continue to provide a policing service residents can be proud of and I am confident we will prevent and detect crime and reduce anti-social behaviour.
“We work closely with partner agencies and elected representatives to understand issues affecting local communities and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns about your area.”
Insp. Clark added: “I am enjoying getting to know Glossop and the surrounding areas and plan to take every opportunity to help reduce and solve crimes in the area.”