Definition of 'Chief Constable'
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Many chief constables say they are baffled by what they see as an unjustified attack on them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Should the chief constable of a police force be forced to resign because his officers shot dead the wrong man? Times, Sunday Times (2007)MPs will be limited to discussing details with their local chief constable, head of probation or senior ministers. The Sun (2009)Individuals are required to undergo a training course and receive a special badge from their police force's chief constable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Besides, there is no need to be so concerned about the fact that a chief constable might say something newsworthy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The judge has now asked the chief constable of Humberside police to explain why the victim was forced to solve her own case. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They will have the power to hire and fire chief constables and oversee police budgets, but will not run forces day to day. The Sun (2012)As chief constable of Surrey police, he appears to have it made. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The leadership of British policing was thrown into crisis last night with two senior chief constables being forced from their jobs in the wake of misconduct allegations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He has spoken to chief constables who say the calls they receive are'close to zero' from some areas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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