Suffolk chief constable Simon Ash is to retire early next year.
Mr Ash will be taking up a position as an independent member of the Parole Board when he leaves the Constabulary in February.
Suffolk’s Chief Constable has announced that he will retire next year.
Simon Ash has completed more than 30 years of service as a police officer in Kent, Hertfordshire and Suffolk.
He joined Suffolk Police as Chief Constable in 2007.