Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Panel has confirmed that Suzette Davenport is to be the county's next Chief Constable. The 49-year-old was one of four candidates interviewed to head the 2207-strong constabulary.
Ms Davenport, currently deputy chief constable of Northamptonshire Police, will take up her role on 1 February. The panel has attached a number of conditions to her appointment.
More top news
Chillier this evening with largely clear skies.
Mainly dry with sunny spells this afternoon.
A thief who tried to snatch £20 from a disabled teenage girl has been jailed after she fought him off and passers-by pinned him down.