- David Whatton
David Whatton Nationality British Occupation Chief Constable Employer Cheshire Constabulary Predecessor Peter Fahy QPM Successor Incumbent
David Whatton joined the West Midlands Police in April 1983. In December 2002 he joined Greater Manchester Police from the West Midlands Police as Assistant Chief Constable and became Deputy Chief Constable.
In October 2008 it was announced Whatton was to become the new Chief Constable of Cheshire Constabulary when the previous incumbent, Peter Fahy, became the new Chief Constable of GMP. He took up the role officially on 1 December 2008. In January 2010 he was awarded the Queen's Police Medal.
Mr Whatton is married and has three teenage children.
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- ^ "Cheshire Police reveals new Chief Constable". October 2008. http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/chester-news/chester-breaking-news/2008/10/23/cheshire-police-reveals-new-chief-constable-59067-22105146/. Retrieved 2010-05-23.
- ^ "Top cop lands Queen’s Police Medal". This is Cheshire. January 2010. http://www.thisischeshire.co.uk/news/4838141.Top_cop_lands_Queen___s_Police_Medal/. Retrieved 2010-05-23.
Police appointments Preceded by
Greater Manchester Police
Deputy Chief Constable
Ian Seabridge (Acting)
Michael J. Todd
Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (Acting)
March 2008– September 2008
Graeme Gerrard (Acting)
December 2008 –
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