The man in charge of hiring Cumbria's new chief constable says spending cuts mean the force will recruit fewer police officers.
The successful candidate will have an annual budget of £112 million and be responsible for cutting crime across the county.
Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes says it will be a challenging job.
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