Simon Byrne has officially taken over as the chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) on a five-year contract. Included are Policing Board Chair Anne Connolly and Prof David A Flynn Justice of the Peace.

IN PICTURES | 11 photos of Simon Byrne new P.S.N.I. Chief Constable swearing in ceremony

The new Chief Constable of the P.S.N.I. was officially sworn in to office during a meeting of the Northern Ireland Policing Board in Belfast on Monday.

Here are a selection of images from the swearing in ceremony.

New P.S.N.I. Chief Constable, Simon Byrne.

1. Simon Byrne becomes new P.S.N.I. Chief Constable

New P.S.N.I. Chief Constable, Simon Byrne.
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Simon Byrne has officially taken over as the chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) on a five-year contract. The 56-year-old was appointed after interviews were held five weeks ago.

2. Simon Byrne becomes new P.S.N.I. Chief Constable

Simon Byrne has officially taken over as the chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) on a five-year contract. The 56-year-old was appointed after interviews were held five weeks ago.
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New P.S.N.I. Chief Constable, Simon Byrne.

3. Simon Byrne becomes new P.S.N.I. Chief Constable

New P.S.N.I. Chief Constable, Simon Byrne.
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Simon Byrne at Northern Ireland Policing Board meeting on Monday.

4. Simon Byrne becomes new P.S.N.I. Chief Constable

Simon Byrne at Northern Ireland Policing Board meeting on Monday.
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