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More senior officers on the 'shop floor'

Essex Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh Credit: Essex Police

Essex Police's new Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh has launched an initiative to get senior officers back to grassroots policing. Every officer from the rank of Chief Inspector upwards will now be expected to spend four hours a month on the 'shop floor' with their officers.

It means people in towns across Essex will be likely to see senior officers out on the beat and get the chance to have a chat.