On his first day in office as Gloucestershire's Police & Crime Commissioner Martin Surl, a former police officer himself, met the force's Acting Chief Constable Mick Matthews.
He is leaving shortly to take up a job with the MOD police in Cyprus, so one of Mr Surl's first jobs will be to appoint a new Chief Constable. In the meantime, Mick Matthews says the new PCC faces a challenging time.
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