Former Lancashire Constabulary officer is amongst potential frontrunners to replace Dame Cressida Dick

One of the contenders for the commissioner role spent the first 18 years of his career in Lancashire.

By Aimee Seddon
Sunday, 13th February 2022, 10:29 am
Updated Sunday, 13th February 2022, 12:01 pm

Following the resignation of Dame Cressida Dick as the Metropolitan Police commissioner, speculation has already begun surrounding her replacement.

Dame Cressida announced on Thursday that she would be stepping down after losing the backing of London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the wake of a series of scandals during her tenure leading Britain’s biggest police force.

With no clear frontrunner to replace the outgoing commissioner, here is a look at some of the likely candidates, one of whom started his career here in Lancashire:

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