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Home Office circular 020/2012
Selection and appointment of chief officers - from 22 November 2012
Chief constables in England and Wales
This circular outlines the legal requirements and principles for the appointment of chief constables, deputy chief constables, assistant chief constables and equivalent ranks in the Metropolitan Police Service. It is effective from 22 November 2012.