Madgwick goes for Gold

North Yorkshire Police’s longest serving Command Team officer is Timothy Madgwick. He was promoted to ACPO rank in 2009. Three years later he was leading the force after the departure of disgraced chief constable, Grahame Maxwell [1]. Elevation to the top job completed an astonishing, meteoric rise through the ranks for Madgwick that saw five promotions inContinue reading “Madgwick goes for Gold”

‘Are we all equal under the law, Dave?’

In June 2013, when David Graham Jones took charge of North Yorkshire Police for the first time, he probably thought that he had ‘landed on his feet’ as we say oop t’North. A rambling, old country hall as HQ, miles from anywhere, it truly is far from the madding crowd lfordPolicing the genteel and largelyContinue reading “‘Are we all equal under the law, Dave?’”

Former Police Authority Chair in fresh Alderman storm

To many in the picturesque coastal towns of Scarborough and Whitby, and an even larger number across the broader acres of North Yorkshire, the very thought that Jane Margaret Kenyon could be worthy of a special civic honour would be anathema. Miss Kenyon endured a chequered history during her political career as a councillor in Scarborough; whilst inContinue reading “Former Police Authority Chair in fresh Alderman storm”