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New Chief Constable joins Lancashire

Chris Rowley took the position of Chief Constable of Lancashire Constabulary on Thursday 1 April 2021 – and says he’s very proud to be taking the helm at one of the country’s top performing police forces. Chris was chosen as Andy Rhodes’ successor in a competitive selection process led by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, in December last […]

Four Decades Well-Spent

Special inspector Peter Allen recently reached the impressive milestone of 40 years working as a volunteer to help keep our county’s communities safe. Peter has worked pretty much everywhere, with everyone, and countless colleagues have called on him for advice and guidance over the years. But joining the Specials was not a decision he made quickly. Peter explained: “At school, […]

As One Canine Career Comes to an End Another Begins Celebrating Fearless Force Members – PDs Zeus and Koa

Our intrepid Police Dogs are highly respected members of our Constabulary, and sadly we will soon be saying goodbye to one of our most exceptional colleagues, PD Zeus. The 10-year-old Dutch Herder is due to retire, making way for the young ones as we welcome new recruit PD Koa. Zeus is the oldest General Purpose dog on the department. A […]

New Recruits Making Lancashire Constabulary a Force to be Reckoned With

In response to the Home Office call for national forces to recruit 20,000 police officers by March 2023, we’ve been busy assembling our ranks with the county’s finest. Our campaigns to attract high calibre student officers to our new entry programmes have been a huge success. The county’s new processes to becoming a fully-fledged officer are the Police Constable Degree […]