William Johnson (police officer)

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Sir William Johnson, CMG, CBE, QPM[1] was an eminent English police officer.[2]

Johnson joined Portsmouth City Police in 1920. In 1932 he was appointed as Chief Constable of Plymouth City Police. He became Assistant Chief Constable of Birmingham City Police in 1936, and was appointed Chief Constable in 1941. He served with Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary from 1945 to 1963: for the last two years of this period he was its inaugural Chief.[3]

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Police appointments
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary for England, Wales and Northern Ireland
1962 –1963
Succeeded by
Edward Dodd
Preceded by
Cecil Charles Hudson Moriarty
Chief Constable of Birmingham City Police
1941 – 1945
Succeeded by
Edward Dodd