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Cressida Dick CBE QPM

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.

  • Scrutinising funding for the Met Police and what it means for the future
  • 1000 new recruits in 12 weeks: How will the Home Office’s new initiative be managed, on-the-ground, to meet policing targets?
  • What trends have been seen in 2018 and how will the Met respond?
  • Outlining the new Met Integrated Policing System in line with the Police and Crime Plan 2017