Northamptonshire Police appoints new Assistant Chief Constable

Chief Constable Adrian Lee has announced the appointment of a new Assistant Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police.

Rachel Swann will join the force from Leicestershire Police where she is currently a Chief Superintendent.

Rachel joined Leicestershire Police in 1994, where she has performed a number of different roles both in uniform and as a detective. Most recently, prior to attending the Senior Command Course, she was head of the force’s Change team tasked with delivering £23m savings.

Chief Constable Adrian Lee said, “Rachel comes with a strong operational background and I am confident she will contribute towards making Northamptonshire the safest place in the country and help us deliver the transformational agenda of Northamptonshire Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

“Rachel has a wealth of policing experience and is very well suited to meet the challenges in Northamptonshire over the coming years. I am confident she will be a real asset to the force.”

Chief Superintendent Swann added, “I am thrilled to be joining Northamptonshire Police as Assistant Chief Constable. The force is developing exciting and innovative plans to transform how it delivers it services to make Northamptonshire the safest place in the country and I really look forward to being part of this and the challenges it brings.”