1. ITV Report

New Chief Constable of North Yorkshire named

Dave Jones Photo: North Yorkshire police

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has announced that Dave Jones is set to become the new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire police.

Mr Jones is currently Assistant Chief Constable of the Rural Region for the Police Service of Northern Ireland. He was the choice of both PCC Julia Mulligan and the members of her recruitment panel, which met on Tuesday this week.

"Dave currently serves in one of the most challenging policing environments in the UK. He brings with him a breadth and depth of policing experience that no other candidate could match"

– Julia Mulligan - Police and Crime Commissioner

"I am immensely proud to have been selected as the preferred candidate for Chief Constable of North Yorkshire. It is a great opportunity to work with the Police and Crime Commissioner and the staff of North Yorkshire Police and its partners to build upon the great work of the force..."

– Dave Jones