Executive recruitment

 Appointment of Assistant Chief Constable

Starting Salary £98538.00 per annum (plus standard relocation package & provision of vehicle or equivalent financial value).

Devon and Cornwall Police is looking for a new Assistant Chief Constable. The successful post holder will be responsible for the Local Policing and Partnership portfolio. The successful applicant will have both operational & strategic experience in local policing, particularly within rural and coastal policing environments. We are also looking for someone who can demonstrate strategic change management.

Although you will be a member of Devon and Cornwall’s Executive, you will be working closely with the executive of Dorset Police as the 2 Forces continue to develop their alliance. There is also the possibility that future ACC portfolio’s will operate across both forces.

The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills in challenging elements of operational policing, evidencing work and influence across significant boundaries or experience within regional/national context. An outstanding track record in successfully improving the full range of police performance on a sustained basis and strong evidence of managing resources efficiently and effectively. You will need to evidence innovation and be a supportive team player who has made a tangible difference to the communities we serve.

Please select download and complete the application form.

  • Closing date for applications: noon Monday 16 April 2018
  • Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 19 April 2018
  • Force Familiarisation day: 24 April 2018
  • Assessment and Interview: Tuesday 1 May 2018

The Chief Constable will be available to discuss the role with applicants on the phone during the process.

Please email your completed application form to:


To discuss further please call: 01392 452020 and select option 1.

Devon and Cornwall Police are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Document links


People Services Centre (Resourcing)
Devon & Cornwall Police
Homer House
Middlemoor, Exeter

Tel: 01392 452020 (option 1)

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