New chief constable named for Kent

Alan Pughsley has been named as the preferred candidate for the new Chief Constable of Kent.

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Kent's new top cop named

Alan Pughsley set to be the new chief constable of Kent Credit: Lindsey Parnaby/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Alan Pughsley is set to become the next Chief Constable of Kent after being named as the preferred candidate by crime commissioner, Ann Barnes.

Mr Pughsley is currently the Deputy Chief Constable. His appointment will await confirmation from the Police and Crime Panel on December 20.

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