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The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) is responsible for ensuring an efficient and effective police force for the railways.

The BTPA is responsible for setting the objectives for the British Transport Police (BTP), billing the rail industry for the costs of BTP and the recruitment of senior officers and staff.

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The British Transport Police Authority has appointed Lucy D’Orsi as Chief Constable of the British Transport Police. She will take up her appointment early in the New Year. The current BTP Chief Constable Paul Crowther CBE is set to retire in February 2020.

Congratulations to @LucyDorsiMPS for her appointment as Chief Constable for @BTP

BTP have recognised in Lucy what we have been lucky enough to have experienced, an officer who consistently demonstrates operational excellence, tremendous dedication, drive and professionalism. https://t.co/eSvTgvwmd8

Delighted to announce the appointment of @LucyDorsiMPS as the new British Transport Police Chief Constable. Lucy takes up her role in the new year and we look forward to having her onboard.

Read more here https://t.co/qeyd7EEPY0

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