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Glos Police Chief Confirmed

Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Panel has confirmed that Suzette Davenport is to be the county's next Chief Constable.

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First female Chief Constable for Gloucestershire announced

Suzette Davenport with the former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith in 2008 Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Gloucestershire's new Chief Constable has been announced. Suzette Davenport, who's deputy chief constable of Northamptonshire, will take over next month. It follows the resignation of Michael Matthews who is leaving after only six months to take up a job in Cyprus.

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