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Chief Constable Remuneration

Debbie Tedds is the current Chief Constable of Warwickshire Police.  She was appointed by the Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner and took up the post on July 1, 2021 on fixed-term five year contract.


The Chief Constable’s starting salary is £146,469 per annum.  The salary will increase in line with national police pay settlements.

All Chief Constable’s salaries are set nationally and are dependent on the size of the force. Warwickshire is among the five smallest forces in England and Wales and the salary is weighted accordingly.

Police and Crime Commissioners have discretion to vary the salary of the Chief Constable by up to 10%.  In Warwickshire the decision was taken not to apply any increase and to therefore leave the salary at the nationally set figure.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Terms and conditions of employment are contained within the Chief Constable Application Information Pack.

Expenses and allowances

Expenses claimed by the Chief Constable in line with the terms and conditions above are published by Warwickshire Police.

A full summary of the salary and other emoluments paid to the Chief Constable, alongside other senior officers and staff of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, are published yearly in the Statement of Accounts within the section ‘Senior Officer and Relevant Police Officer Emoluments’.  Visit our Financial Information page for more details.

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