Julie Spence Interview

2 September 2010, 11:31 | Updated: 2 September 2010, 12:15

The chief constable of Cambridgeshire Police, Julie Spence, is about to retire after six years in the job.

Mrs Spence will step down at the end of the week to be replaced by Simon Parr, who is currently serving with Hertfordshire Police.

She leaves as the force faces a multi-million pound reduction in budget due to government spending cuts.

In our exclusive interview, below, Mrs Spence talks about:

  • Her highlights of working at Cambridgeshire Police
  • The challenges faced by her successor
  • The impact of government budget cuts on the force
  • And gives a final message to Cambridgeshire residents.

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