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Liverpool City Police

Chief Constables

Liverpool City Police

1836 - 1844   Michael James Whitty, Head Constable
1844 - 1844 Henry Miller, Head Constable
1845 - 1852 Mathew Dowling, Head Constable
1852 - 1881 Captain John James Greig, Head Constable
1881 - 1902 William John Nott Bower, Head Constable
1902 - 1912  Leonard Dunning, Head Constable
1912 - 1925 Francis Caldwell, Head Constable
1925 - 1931 Lionel Decimus Longcroft Everett, Chief Constable
1932 - 1940 Archibald Wilson, Chief Constable
1940 - 1948 Herbert Winstanley, Chief Constable
1948 - 1958 Charles Carnegie Martin, Chief Constable
1958 - 1964 Joseph Wright Teesdale Smith, Chief Constable
1964 - 1965 Herbert Balmer (Acting Chief Constable)
1965 - 1967 Sir James Haughton

Liverpool & Bootle Constabulary

1967 - 1974 Sir James Haughton

Merseyside Police

1974 - 1975 Sir James Haughton
1976 - 1989 Sir Kenneth Gordon Oxford
1989 - 1998  Sir James Sharples
1998 - 2004 Sir Norman Bettison
2004 - 2009 Bernard Hogan-Howe
2009 - 2010 Bernard Lawson (Acting Chief Constable)
2010 - 2016 Jonathan Murphy
2016 - Andy Cooke

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The Chief Officer of Liverpool City Police was traditionally known as the Head Constable instead of the Chief Constable. This title was used until the early 1920's, when Chief Constable was adopted.

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