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6 August 2018, 18:52 | Updated: 6 August 2018, 18:59
A former Royal Navy officer and a qualified counter-terror Commander becomes the new head of Northants Police today.
Nick Adderley has also spent part of his career with Greater Manchester Police.
He replaces Simon Edens, who's retiring from service.
Nick Adderley has been confirmed as the new Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police.
Upon his appointment Mr Adderley said:
"I am absolutely delighted to have been confirmed as the next Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police and I would like to thank the Police and Crime Panel for their endorsement and support for my appointment.
Already I have been incredibly impressed by the determination and desire by the men and women of this force to make Northamptonshire safer and my primary role will be to lead and assist them to do this even better.
It is a privilege to lead such a proud and committed force and I look forward to the challenges ahead."