Chief Constable

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Noun1.Chief Constable - the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
police captain, police chief, captain - a policeman in charge of a precinct
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chief constable

n (Brit) → Polizeipräsident(in) m(f)or -chef(in) m(f)
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Chief Constable

n (Brit) → questore m
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This policy marked a departure in traditional thinking on the subject of recruiting chief constables but it was not shared by the police authorities, especially in the counties.
I don't think police and crime commissioners should have the ability to force the retirement of chief constables or their resignation.
THEY were the 'big personality' chief constables seen as the all-powerful 'gods' of their patch.
"Both chief constables are confident that they will meet the financial reductions required, while causing the least harm to our ability to deliver protection and maintain public confidence."
Mr Scobbie's departure will leave the force with just three assistant chief constables, Anil Patani, Gareth Cann and Sharon Rowe.
Cleveland Police's Deputy Chief Constable Derek Bonnard and Assistant Chief Constables Sean White and Dave Pickard were today supporting National Ride to Work Day.
MIDLAND Chief Constables banked more than pounds 17,500 in expenses last year - claiming for everything from cakes and flowers to meals with Polish cops.
Plans for a North East police super-force have been thrown into doubt today after two chief constables have said they may go it alone.
The four chief constables in Wales told the Welsh select committee yesterday that it may only be a matter of time before responsibility for the police is switched from Westminster to Cardiff Bay.
Every two weeks the chief constable, his deputy and the assistant chief constables sit down for an hour and answer em ailed questions from all sections of the force.
Two are members of the force - Assistant Chief Constables Alan McQuillan and Chris Albiston.
Most of the eight deputy chief constables in Scotland are close to retirement age and Grampian may turn to an assistant chief constable.

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