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Police And Crime CEO Appointed

Danny Steadman

9:33am 5th September 2013

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in Dorset has a new Chief Executive.

Martyn Underhill has appointed Dan Steadman into the role which he previously did for Sussex Police.

Mr Steadman, aged 42, succeeds Mr Martin Goscomb who retired in June.

Martyn Underhill said: "I welcome the appointment of Mr Steadman who excelled in a rigorous selection process, which attracted 16 applicants. Mr Steadman has a wealth of experience in the Criminal Justice System. I would like to thank Dorset Police and Crime Panel for confirming the selection panel's decision and to the other applicants for their time."
"I would also like to thank Martin Goscomb for his loyal service for Dorset Police, Dorset Police Authority and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and I wish him well in his retirement."

Chief Constable of Dorset Police, Debbie Simpson said: "I look forward to working with Mr Steadman to deliver the operational parts of the Police and Crime Plan and in doing so, to work towards our shared vision of a Dorset that is safer for all our communities and visitors."

Dan Steadman said: "I am very much looking forward to working with Martyn Underhill, the team, the Force and partner agencies in delivering the Police and Crime Plan".

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