home secretary wrote out to new Commissioner of Scotland Yard, huge improvements she demands in his force culture and performance.
Priti Patel writes in letter to Sir Mark Rowley: “It is absolutely essential that confidence and confidence is restored and this visible, responsive police force that cuts crime is at the forefront.
“I expect, Metropolitan Police under your guidance to properly understand the basics and provide first class service expected of It.”
Sir Mark gets to work in a week after the scandalous departure of his predecessor Dame Cressida Dick, who exit after collision with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, although she was supported in recent independent report on her resignation.
home secretary writes: “I also expect you, as commissioner, to contribute to better leadership and higher standards at all levels force.”
Under Dame Cressida, the Metropolitan Police force has been criticized over a series of scandals that raised questions over its culture and standards; rape and murder of Sara Everard on off-duty PC Wayne Cuzens, take and share of Photo of two sisters killed by officers, racist and misogynistic text messages from Charing Cross officers police station and strip search of a young black schoolgirl.
force is one of six put in special measures of the supervisory authority of the police HM Inspectorate of Police and fire and rescue services that recently condemned policing. in England and Wales for poor performance especially over theft, robbery and other mercenary crime.
Ms. Patel writes: “This report found what on too many times the subway like force can’t get the basics right when working with these crimes, which cause great grief for public.
“It is deeply disappointing and unacceptable that so many police forces are failing.
“You know my view that there is a substantial requirement for policing to raise the bar on standards and get the basics right.
“As the largest force in country is right for met with set example in how to deal with with crimes of this kind and also beat crime down.”
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Ms. Patel also tells new commissioner she expects him to do sure The subway achieves its goal of 4557 new by March, an officer recruits and increases non-police personnel next year.
She is adds in her letter: “No doubt it will be a difficult time for in force but I have every confidence that under your direction these challenges can be overcome.”
Sir Mark resigns from Scotland Yard in 2017 as assistant commissioner after leading Counterterrorism Command and after Dame Cressida beat him to the highest office.
He was appointed in July and then said: “Our mission this is lead update of consensual police that was so badly dented in recent years as trust and confidence fell.
“We will deliver more trust, less crime and high standards for London and beyond and we will work with London’s diverse communities as we update a unique British invention together of “police by agreement”.