JUN 00] WARWICKSHIRE CONSTABULARY NEWS
New Top Cop For Warwickshire
Police has a new top cop – with the appointment of the deputy from a
neighbouring force as chief constable.
Burbeck has been given the job, based at Leek Wootton, subject to a
full medical clearance.
will be moving from his role as deputy chief constable for West Mercia
- covering Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire.
Rennie, chair of Warwickshire Police Authority, said:
four short listed candidates were of the highest calibre. It was an
extremely tough job to select the one person with the strength of
character, experience and qualifications to take the constabulary
forwards after the difficulties of the last year.
Constabulary has a reputation for excellence and best value and we
are looking forward to having a Chief Constable in place once more.
Authority wishes to thank Mick Brewer and his staff for their
support and hard work during a difficult time.
member of the Police Authority is looking forward to working with Mr
Burbeck and to continue delivery of the highest quality police
service to the people of Warwickshire.”
new chief constable said:
is wonderful news for me and my family that I have been selected to
lead Warwickshire Constabulary.
am very much looking forward to working with all the staff and
members of the Police Authority to provide the best police service
we can for everyone who lives in or comes to Warwickshire.”
Burbeck, aged 51, is married with four children. He was awarded the
Queen’s Police Medal for distinguished police service in 1999. He
has also worked for the Thames Valley and Metropolitan police.
authority spent Monday and Tuesday interviewing four people for the
job to succeed Andrew Timpson and Peter Joslin.