Vacancy: Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary

The Police & Crime Commissioner for Suffolk is seeking to appoint a new Chief Constable and applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced senior police officers for this demanding position.

The appointment will be offered for a fixed term of five years.

The salary is £151,815 (i.e., spot rate) plus the allowances applicable to this level of seniority, including removal/relocation expenses. The appointment will be subject to vetting and medical clearances and to the provisions of the relevant Police Acts, Regulations and Determinations.

The Police and Crime Commissioner supports equal opportunities and would welcome applications from all eligible persons irrespective of gender, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or any other protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010.

For an informal discussion about the role, you may contact the Chief Executive Christopher Jackson on 01473 782770 or email

The closing date for applications is 10:00am on Wednesday 28 September 2022.

Application pack:
Letter to Applicants from the PCC (PDF, 147KB)
Advertisement (PDF, 172KB)
Comprehensive Role Profile (PDF, 174KB)
Full Particulars and Terms of Appointment (PDF, 142KB)
Selection Process (PDF, 78KB)
Application Form (Word, 89KB)
Recruitment Monitoring Form (Word, 331KB)
Privacy Notice (PDF, 150KB)
Chief Constable Recruitment Brochure (PDF, 14.6MB)

If you would like a hard copy of the application pack please e-mail us