I would like to thank Simon for the support he has given me to date.
“It is not by accident that Suffolk is one of the safest counties; Simon has led Suffolk Constabulary through some testing financial times and I applaud him for his commitment to the Constabulary.
“I now look forward to recruiting a new Chief Constable to work with me to continue to shape our policing service to meet the challenge of keeping all Suffolk’s communities safe.”
More top news
The owners of a Norfolk animal sanctuary have been given a wildlife award for their work by TV presenter and naturalist, Bill Oddie
An armed robber who targeted a coffee shop in Northampton only to find that police were sitting in the drive-thru queue has been jailed.
A new report by a prison watchdog has said HMP Bedford's segregation unit "can no longer be considered a humane place to hold prisoners".