I’m really excited and I can’t wait to start. I’m really pleased that I have been offered this opportunity and I’m looking forward to getting out there to work with young people as soon as I can.
I’m delighted that Paris will be working alongside me to build a bridge between the world of young people and policing. This will be a hands on role and I’ll be relying on Paris to guide my Office on how we can deliver a better service for all young people in the county and tackle youth offending.
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