2 March 2022 - 5:08pm
Writing at Politics Home, Caroline Pidgeon AM sets out the scale of the challenge for an incoming Metropolitan Police Commissioner.
The new commissioner must be bold, brave and brutally honest about the challenges facing the Met. This is a critical moment for policing in our city and the country. The British tradition of policing by consent is at the heart of this. Unless the Met can acknowledge and properly tackle the issues it faces, then ultimately its legitimacy is under threat, which should worry us all.