First woman given senior role at South Yorkshire Police
Jo Byrne has become the first woman to be appointed to a chief officer position with South Yorkshire Police.
Mrs Byrne, who has worked for West Midlands Police since 1986, has been selected as Assistant Chief Constable.
The 47-year-old, an experienced strategic firearms commander, said she was "thrilled" to be joining the South Yorkshire force.
Chief Constable of South Yorkshire, David Crompton, described Mrs Byrne as a "hugely capable" officer.