Top officer selected

Nottinghamshire Police Authority has announced that Paul Scarrott is the new Deputy Chief Constable.

Mr Scarrott joined the Nottinghamshire force when he was selected as Assistant Chief Constable in May 2010.

He said: “I feel very fortunate that I have been given this opportunity to continue the work that, with the help of my colleagues and partners, is delivering significant improvements in police performance. It’s a privilege to be Deputy Chief Constable for this tremendously hard working force.”