Police chief challenges suspension

Lincolnshire Police's Temporary Chief Constable Neil Rhodes has gone to the High Court to challenge the decision by the county's Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Hardwick to suspend him earlier this year.

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Police and Crime Commissioner: 'Suspension was entirely rational'

The legal team representing Lincolnshire's Police and Crime Commissioner has told a court in Manchester it was "entirely rational" to suspend the Chief Constable Neil Rhodes while the allegations against him were being investigated.

Where serious allegations are pending it would be in the public interest of the force for him to be suspended.

– Derek Sweeting QC, acting for Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner

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