New county police chief

Chris Eyre will be the next Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police.

Mr Eyre, the current Deputy Chief Constable, will take over when the present Chief Constable, Julia Hodson, retires next year.

He joined Nottinghamshire Police as Deputy Chief Constable in June 2010.

Mr Eyre, who is married with three children, is also the ACPO national lead for forensic procurement – securing forensic contracts for the police service in England and Wales worth £500m over a four year period.