The contract of the current Chief Constable of Essex, Stephen Kavanagh, has been extended for a further four years.
Ex-Mayor Takes Legal Action Against Police
A former Mayor of Chelmsford has failed in a bid to stop the media revealing that he's taking legal action against Essex Police.
David Lee has launched a High Court challenge to quash the caution given to him three years ago.
The 47-year-old was put on the Sex Offenders Register for possessing indecent images of children.
Mr Lee was given permission to pursue a judicial review of the force's actions but Lord Justice Aikens and Mrs Justice Swift refused his application for "anonymity'', saying the "general principle of open justice" had to apply.
A date for a hearing of legal arguments has yet to be fixed.
Mr Lee resigned as mayor and as a councillor in November 2007 following the launch of a police investigation.
A teacher, who worked in Chelmsford, has been charged with multiple offences relating to children.
Adam Mudd Was 16 When He Began His Cyber Attacks
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
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