Search for New Chief Constable for Humberside Police
6:10pm 10th December 2012
Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Grove has advertised for a new Chief Constable to replace Tim Hollis, who retires in the new year.
Commenting on the decision, Matthew said:
“Under Tim Hollis’ leadership the Humberside force has moved from a difficult place in engagement with the Policing Standards Unit to one that is now respected and regularly punches above its weight. I have no doubt that the single most important decision I will make during my term in office will be to appoint Tim’s successor. Make no mistake whoever comes in has big boots to fill. We are in a situation where a number of Commissioners across the country have to find a new Chief Constable. I want to make sure Humberside is at the front of the talent queue which is why I have advertised for a new Chief at the earliest possible opportunity.
I have big aspirations to improve the lives of local people and one of my first steps is to appoint a new Chief Constable who shares my ambition, values and commitment. Someone who will have ambition to improve the service at a time when resources are reducing. Someone who is open to seizing opportunities to create new ideas, share services and improve outcomes for local people.”
More details can be found on Matthew’s website: http://www.humberside-pcc.gov.uk/Take-Part/Chief-Constable-Recruitment.aspx
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