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Search for county's new top cop begins

THE search for the county's new top cop will begin immediately.

Current Chief Constable Jim Barker-McCardle announced his decision to leave Essex Police last month.

He told of the decision in a letter to all of the candidates standing for election for police and crime commissioner.

Nick Alston, the new police and crime commissioner, revealed the Chief Constable will leave on May 3 this year.

The search for his replacement will begin immediately.

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