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What's good for recruits is good for chiefs: Direct entry proposals sparks debate

Ex-DAC says "laughable competition" for appointments means the time has come for direct entry at the top.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called on police chiefs to look outside the service

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called on police chiefs to look outside the service

Date - 29th March 2017
By - John Toner - Police Oracle
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If direct entry is suitable for detectives and inspectors there can be no argument against it being used to find chief officers. That is the view of former Met deputy assistant commissioner David Gibertson who says it is “nonsense on...
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