Police and crime commissioners

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Sir James Anderton obituary
‘God’s copper’, who felt answerable to a higher authority than the Home Office during his time as chief constable of Greater Manchester

Duncan Campbell

06, May, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Merseyside police commissioner sparks row with force over ‘institutional racism’
Chief constable issues swift denial after Emily Spurrell becomes first PCC to call her area’s force institutionally racist

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

05, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Today's elections are the last before the Tories vandalise our democratic rights | Polly Toynbee
The elections bill will deter non-Tory supporters from voting and scrap any oversight. Reform is needed more than ever before, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

05, May, 2022 @8:06 AM

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Met police commissioner: likely candidates to succeed Cressida Dick
The possible contenders remaining in the race to take the top job in London policing

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

03, May, 2022 @7:05 PM

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The police’s independence from political interference is open to question | Letter
Letters: A high court judgment making police and crime commissioner responsible for all operational policing activity has worrying implications, writes Roy Bailey

Letters

27, Apr, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Sadiq Khan pledges to end toxic culture at Met police and signals showdown with Priti Patel
The London mayor vows to oppose anyone who fails to understand deep problems at beleagured force, in wake of Cressida Dick resignation

Mark TownsendHome Affairs Editor & Toby Helm Political Editor

12, Feb, 2022 @7:25 PM

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‘I wanted to present a human side’: West Midlands police’s artist in residence on building bridges
Kay Rufai hopes to reduce youth violence and racial stereotyping in his project for Coventry city of culture

Nadia Khomami

10, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Cleveland police and crime chief faces sexual assault investigation
Steve Turner to be investigated after referral to police watchdog over alleged conduct before assuming role

Helen Pidd and agency

04, Nov, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Police commissioner accused of victim blaming after Everard case resigns
Tory Philip Allott caused outrage in wake of the murder by saying women ‘need to be streetwise’

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Evidence of ‘vulgar and sexist’ WhatsApp texts ignored, says ex-Met detective
Paige Kimberley claims she wrote to Priti Patel and Cressida Dick about messages, but they did not respond

Rajeev Syal

03, Oct, 2021 @6:35 PM

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‘Imminent’ decision on future of Cressida Dick as Met commissioner
Priti Patel and Dick discussed the commissioner’s future last week, it is understood

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

29, Aug, 2021 @4:21 PM

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Revealed: Met police trainees’ violence and dishonesty
The commissioner backs Hendon methods, despite leaked documents and internal sources revealing alarming incidents and poor applicants

Wil Crisp and Mark Townsend

17, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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