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Cressida Dick: no formal investigation into Met police chief

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The mayor of London has decided Cressida Dick should not face a formal investigation into an official finding that she obstructed an inquiry into police corruption. In June, Dick, the Metropolitan police commissioner,...

Ex-Met chief defends Cressida Dick over Daniel Morgan findings

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The Metropolitan police commissioner, Cressida Dick, has been defended by one of her predecessors after an independent inquiry censured her personally for obstruction and found Scotland Yard to be “institutionally cor...

Cressida Dick says there is occasional ‘bad ’un’ in Metropolitan police

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Britain’s most senior police officer has admitted that there is the occasional “bad ’un” within the ranks of the Metropolitan police service. Her comments came on the day that one of her officers pleaded guilty to the...

Two police watchdogs could investigate Cressida Dick over Daniel Morgan case

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Two police watchdogs are considering launching a formal investigation into Dame Cressida Dick, the commissioner of the Metropolitan police, following the report on police corruption that shielded the killers of Daniel...

Cressida Dick on Prince Andrew allegations: ‘No one is above the law’ – video

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Speaking on LBC radio, when asked about sexual assault allegations against the Duke of York in a US civil case brought by Virginia Giuffre, the Metropolitan police commissioner said she would not 'talk about individua...

Cressida Dick must be held accountable over Couzens case, says ex-Met chief

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Cressida Dick must be held accountable for an “appalling series of blunders” that allowed the killer of Sarah Everard to serve as a police officer, a former head of the Metropolitan police has said. John Stevens said ...

Cressida Dick to remain Met chief until 2024, ministers announce

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Ministers have defied critics and announced a two-year extension to Cressida Dick’s controversial term as commissioner of the Metropolitan police. Dick’s five-year term was due to end in April 2022, and the prospect o...

Cressida Dick is staying as Met chief, but who else would take the poisoned chalice?

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In 1955, after being presented with a damning report on corruption within the Metropolitan police, the then commissioner, Sir John Nott-Bower, went to West End Central police station, stood on a chair and reassured hi...

Met police investigating Downing Street parties, Cressida Dick says

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The Metropolitan police are investigating allegations surrounding parties at Downing Street and in Whitehall after receiving evidence from Sue Gray’s inquiry – a move which will delay the report’s publication. Boris J...