Avon and Somerset Chief Constable Nick Gargan begins role

  • 4 March 2013
  • From the section Bristol

The new chief constable of Avon and Somerset Police, Nick Gargan, officially starts in the role later.

His appointment was ratified in January after he was chosen by new Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens.

Mr Gargan is the former chief constable and chief executive of the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA).

He replaces Colin Port who retired in January after refusing to re-apply for his own job.

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