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Cressida Dick CBE QPM

Commissioner
Metropolitan Police Service (Invited)

Commissioner Cressida Rose Dick CBE QPM is a British senior police officer, currently the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service in London. She is the first woman to take charge of the service, being selected for the role in February 2017 and taking office on 10 April 2017. Previously she was a senior officer in the MPS. Dick served as acting Deputy Commissioner in the interim between Deputy Commissioner Tim Godwin's retirement and his permanent successor, Craig Mackey, taking office at the end of January 2012 On 22 February 2017, the Home Office and the MPS jointly announced that she would be appointed as the next Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis by Elizabeth II, on the formal recommendation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd. She is the first woman to hold this rank.