The Met Police has appointed its first female commissioner

Share Dick currently works at the Foreign Office, and her appointment had been widely expected.London mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the news this afternoon. “(Cressida) has already had a long and distinguished career, and her experience and ability has shone throughout this process,” he said. “On behalf of all Londoners, I warmly welcome Cressida to the role and I very much look forward to keep[ing] our capital safe and protected.”He added: “This is a historic day for London and a proud day for me as mayor.” On behalf of all Londoners I warmly welcome Cressida Dick as the new Commissioner of @metpoliceuk. I look forward to working with her. pic.twitter.com/LE72TJqFBk— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) February 22, 2017Hogan-Howe announced his retirement from the role in September last year. He had been in the job for five years.During his time in office, Hogan-Howe oversaw the London 2012 Olympics and dealt with the aftermath of the Paris attacks, in which the number of armed officers patrolling the streets of the capital was increased. He was also in office for the 2013 murder of Lee Rigby. Caitlin Morrison Wednesday 22 February 2017 2:43 pm Cressida Dick has been appointed as commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, replacing Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.The appointment means the Met will be led by a woman for the first time in its 187-year history. The Met Police has appointed its first female commissioner whatsapp whatsapp More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin are graying and frayingnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com‘The Love Boat’ captain Gavin MacLeod dies at 90nypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.com

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