The new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police helped colleagues make three arrests on his first day in the job.
Dave Jones marked the start of his new role by going on patrol on Monday. After receiving a report of a woman being assaulted in Richmond, the Chief Constable assisted officers in arresting three men and even chased one of them on foot.
Chief Constable Dave Jones said: "It was good to be able to muck in with them so soon into my first shift."
The new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police has been outlining his priorities on the first day in the his new role.
Dave Jones has refused to rule out the possibility he might close police stations to save money. He also spoke about restoring public confidence after the departure of former boss Grahame Maxwell, who did not have his contract renewed after admitting to gross misconduct.
The new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire, Dave Jones, will outline his aims and ambitions for the force this afternoon. He was previously Assistant Chief Constable of rural Northern Ireland and before that, he worked in Greater Manchester.
The force did not renew the contract of the previous Chief Constable, Grahame Maxwell, who admitted gross misconduct in May 2011.