On Air Mannin Line Andy Wint | Noon - 1:00pm

The Isle of Man has a new Chief Constable.

Formerly the deputy chief, 49 year old Gary Roberts becomes the first Island officer to take the helm.

Mr Roberts started as a constable in Douglas 28 years ago and rose through the ranks.

His predecessor Mike Langdon fostered a neighbourhood policing approach which has seen crime in the Island fall to the lowest level of any British Isles police force.

Chief Constable Roberts is committed to sustaining that policy - if funds allow:


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