BREAKING NEWS: Temporary chief constable to continue role

Neil Rhodes will continue as Temporary Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police it was confirmed today.

After discussions over the weekend, the Commissioner Alan Hardwick and Temporary Chief Constable Neil Rhodes have jointly agreed that the best interests of Lincolnshire Police would be served by Neil Rhodes continuing in his role.

He would continue until the completion of the investigation into allegations about his conduct and any consequent procedures were complete.

The recruitment of a permanent Chief Constable would also be delayed pending this outcome. In reaching this agreement the importance of stability in the leadership of the force was the primary concern.