Cressida Dick’s parting blast at Sadiq Khan


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Dame Cressida Dick officially leaves her post as Met Commissioner this Sunday and the Evening Standard can exclusively reveal that in an explosive ‘letter to London’, she slams the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan. Accusing him of damaging the entire justice system by the “politicisation of policing”.

Our Crime Correspondent, Anthony France, who broke the story, discusses what we know about the complicated relationship between the outgoing Met chief and the Mayor of London, as well as what will be Dame Cressida’s legacy now she’s gone.

Today we talk about:

  • How we got here (0:40)
  • What is this ‘letter to London’ (1:30)
  • Does Dame Cressida have a point about the “politicisation of policing” (3:12)
  • Dame Cressida’s legacy (6:46)

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