Jacqui Cheer has been formally appointed as the new Chief Constable of Cleveland Police.
The new boss had held the post temporarily since 2011 when the force sacked its former Chief Constable Sean Price following a disciplinary hearing.
Cleveland's Police Commissioner confirmed her position today - watch the lunchtime update on that story below.
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He has admitted his squad were simply not good enough to avoid another scrap for Barclays Premier League survival.
The incident took place on Sunday October 4th close to Marton Road in the town.
71-year-old Robert Howard was in jail at HMP Frankland and was due to give evidence at a re-ordered inquest in Belfast.