Northamptonshire Police appoint new Assistant Chief Constable

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The new Assistant Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police is ‘thrilled’ to be joining the force.

The appointment of Rachel Swann was announced today by Chief Constable Adrian Lee who said he is confident she will contribute to making Northamptonshire the safest place in the country,

Mr Lee said: “Rachel comes with a strong operational background and I am confident she will contribute towards making Northamptonshire the safest place in the country and help us deliver the transformational agenda of Northamptonshire Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

“Rachel was appointed after a tough selection process. She has a wealth of policing experience and is very well suited to meet the challenges in Northamptonshire over the coming years. I am confident she will be a real asset to the force.”

Rachel joins Northamptonshire from Leicestershire Police where she is currently a chief superintendent.

She joined Leicestershire Police in 1994, where she has performed a number of different roles both in uniform and as a detective.

Most recently, prior to attending the Senior Command Course, she was head of the force’s Change team tasked with delivering £23 million savings.

Chief Superintendent Swann added: “I am thrilled to be joining Northamptonshire Police as Assistant Chief Constable. The force is developing exciting and innovative plans to transform how it delivers it services to make Northamptonshire the safest place in the country and I really look forward to being part of this and the challenges it brings.”