BREAKING NEWS: Lincolnshire Police chief constable suspended

Neil Rhodes.
Neil Rhodes.
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Chief constable of Lincolnshire Police Neil Rhodes has been suspended from his duties over “potential conduct matters” which have been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) for investigation.

Police and crime commissioner for the county Alan Hardwick has confirmed the suspension of Ch Con Rhodes while investigations take place.

A statement read: “Following consultation with the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), the matters in question have been referred to them.”

The commissioner has appointed deputy chief constable Alec Wood as acting chief constable with immediate effect.