Her Majesty's Inspector announced

HMIC has been advised by the Home Office that Stephen Otter, Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police, has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Sir Denis O’Connor said:

“I am delighted to welcome Stephen Otter to HMIC. He is a well-respected chief officer and a leading exponent of change and improvement in policing and I look forward to working with him in the near future as the new National HMI.”