North Yorkshire police chief outlines plans

The new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police has outlined his aims for the force

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CCTV: New police chief chase suspect an hour into first shift

The new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police has wasted no time in his new job. Dave Jones joined his officers in Harrogate when they received reports of an assault.

A WPC chased the suspect as you can see here in the CCTV. She was then joined by her new boss who helped to arrest the suspect.

The new Chief was just an hour into his first shift on patrol.

North Yorkshire Police chief makes first-day impression

North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dave Jones (centre) on patrol Credit: North Yorkshire Police

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."

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New police chief outlines priorities

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.

New Chief Constable on patrol in Northallerton

North Yorkshire Police's newly appointed Chief Constable, Dave Jones, has been on patrol in Northallerton this afternoon.

He is due to outline his aims and ambitions at a press conference at Northallerton Police Station.

North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dave Jones (left) on patrol in Northallerton Credit: ITV
North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dave Jones (right) on patrol in Northallerton Credit: ITV
North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dave Jones (left) at Northallerton Police Station Credit: ITV

New Chief Constable of North Yorkshire to outline his plans

The new Chief Constable Dave Jones has previously worked in Greater Manchester and in Northern Ireland Credit: North Yorkshire Police

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.

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