North Wales Police has appointed its first female assistant chief constable (ACC).
Sacha Hatchett, who has 21 years service at North Wales Police, has been Temporary ACC at the Cheshire Constabulary since December 2017,
She previously worked as chief superintendent for local policing and had overall responsibility for delivering response policing, neighbourhood policing and investigations.
Sacha, a single mum to two primary school aged children, was educated at Sir Richard Gwyn High School, Flint, before studying International Relations and Politics at Staffordshire University and going on to complete a Masters in Evidence Based Police Executive Studies at Cambridge University.
“I am immensely proud to be the first female chief officer in North Wales,” said Sacha.
“I’m looking forward to working with the new chief officer team and to reconnect with partners across the area. North Wales is an outstanding force, made up of excellent people who work together to keep our communities safe and I am really excited to be coming back to take on the opportunities and challenges.”
Chief Constable Carl Foulkes added: “I am delighted to welcome Sacha back to North Wales.
“Sacha is well known to the force and our partners and will bring the experience, local knowledge and commitment we need as we continue with our drive to make North Wales the safest place in the UK.”
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