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31 October, 2023

Commissioner invites public to help select next Chief Constable for North Yorkshire Police.

Commissioner Zoe Metcalfe
Zoë Metcalfe, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for York and North Yorkshire is looking for an exceptional leader, to lead North Yorkshire Police on its journey of continuous improvement towards outstanding.

As part of the process, Commissioner Zoë is asking people in York and North Yorkshire to tell her what is important to them and what priorities the new Chief Constable should focus on.

Residents, businesses and people working in York and North Yorkshire are invited to have their say online.

Click here to have your say;

Commissioner Zoë is looking for an exceptional leader with the following attributes

  • Proven track record of delivering Excellence in Operational Policing
  • Demonstrable experience of Astute Strategic Resource Management
  • Commitment to
    • Prevention, Protection and Early Intervention
    • Addressing Violence against Women and Girls
    • Building Public Confidence
    • Working in Partnership and Collaboration

Zoë Metcalfe, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for York and North Yorkshire said:

“The role of Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police is a terrific opportunity for an inspirational, visionary chief police officer.

“The process for selection will be open, rigorous, exciting and challenging – and will involve a broad range of local and national key partner organisations so that York and North Yorkshire can be sure that we have the very best of police leadership for our communities.”

“I welcome applications from those who relish the opportunity to work closely with the Office of the Police, Fire, and Crime Commissioner and the future Combined Authority team to drive up public confidence in policing through service excellence, transparency and accountability, and engagement with our increasingly diverse communities; coupled with a commitment to make North Yorkshire Police an employer of choice for all who wish to make a positive difference for the public.”

Full details on the application process are available on the Commissioner’s website at: https://www.northyorkshire-pfcc.gov.uk/vacancies/.

The closing date for both the survey and potential applicants is midnight on 16th November.