Karl thanks outgoing Chief Constable, Neil Rhodes, for his service to Lincolnshire

Karl McCartney JP MP has thanked the outgoing Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police, Neil Rhodes, for his service to the people of Lincoln and Lincolnshire.

Karl McCartney JP MP, Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, said: “I was very saddened to learn that our County’s Chief Constable, Neil Rhodes, has announced his intention to retire in February 2017 following a 31 year-long and distinguished career in the Police Service. 

“He is someone of integrity who I have enjoyed knowing and working with, as well as supporting at various different times. I will miss Chief Constable Rhodes’ calmness and willingness to be helpful, as will I am sure his colleagues of all ranks and within the civilian support roles at Lincolnshire Police too.

“Under Chief Constable Rhodes’ leadership recorded crime in Lincolnshire has fallen by over 20% meaning our communities are safer than ever before. He should be immensely proud of this and his many other achievements for which I would like to take this opportunity personally to thank him.

“I have particularly enjoyed working with the Chief Constable on a range of matters, most recently on seeking to secure a better funding deal for Lincolnshire. I look forward to continuing to work with him on this and many other important matters that will no doubt arise between now and February.” 

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For further information, please contact Karl McCartney JP MP at karl.mccartney.mp@parliament.uk / 020 7219 7221.