Preferred candidate for Chief Constable for West Yorkshire Police (21 June 2019)


West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Mark Burns-Williamson has announced that John Robins QPM will be his preferred candidate for the position of Chief Constable for West Yorkshire following interview.

Mr Robins has been Temporary Chief Constable since December 2018 and has worked in West Yorkshire Police since 1990, first as a Police Constable, working his way up to Chief Superintendent before becoming an Assistant Chief Constable and Deputy Chief Constable.

Mr Burns-Williamson said: "I am really pleased to be making this announcement that John will be my preferred candidate, subject to a confirmation hearing with the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel in July where I will look forward to making this recommendation to the Panel members.

T/CC Mr Robins said:  "I am extremely proud and honoured to be the preferred candidate to be the next Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police. My enthusiasm for policing and for West Yorkshire is as keen today as it was on the first day I joined."        

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