Next Chief Constable Short-list Shortens

One of the five short-listed candidates to succeed Hugh Orde as PSNI Chief Constable has withdrawn his application. According to the BBC report

Bernard Hogan-Howe, who in is charge of the Merseyside police, is understood to be taking on a role at Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary instead.

The short-listed candidates were profiled by the BBC here.