Suzette Davenport, new Chief Constable of Gloucestershire Police
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Suzette Davenport is Chief Constable of Gloucestershire Police

Suzette Davenport has been appointed as the new Chief Constable of Gloucestershire Police.

Ms Davenport, currently deputy chief constable of Northamptonshire Police, will take up her role on 1 February.

The 49-year-old was one of four candidates interviewed to head the 2207-strong constabulary.

It will be the first time in the force's 174-year history that a woman has been at the helm.

  • 09 Jan 2013