Dame Cressida Rose Dick, commonly known as Cressida Dick is a senior British female police officer. She is the first female as well as the first openly homosexual officer to lead the Metropolitan Police Service in London. Yes, you read it right, she is the first female officer to lead MPS and is also considered the bravest female officer till now. Since 2017, she has also served as Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. She joined MET in 1983 and for almost 4 decades, she is serving as an officer in MET.
Cressida was also a high-ranking officer in Thames Valley Police from 1995 to 2000. She has worked in different roles in MET. Her entire life has always remained very prestigious and she has earned tons of awards in different categories. Along with this, many times she has also remained in the headlines due to different controversies and crises. But she has always performed her duty with complete dedication. Today, she is a very well know officer and many people want to know some more details about her life. Hence, we have got all the latest updates related to her early life, career, achievements, net worth, and everything that you should know.
Early Life & Career
Cressida Dick was born on October 16, 1960. She is the youngest child in her family. She did her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Forest Sciences. In 1983, she went to join the police force as a constable but before that, she also worked in a big accountancy firm. She was doing really good in her police job but later she took a course in criminology gaining a master’s degree in 2000. She graduated with the top rank in her batch. As you all know, she joined Pet as a constable in 1983. She got her first promotion in 1995 and she was promoted to chief inspector but she was transferred to Thames Valley Police. In 2001, she came back to MPS as a commander.
After that, there was no looking back for her and she kept on climbing the stairs of success. During her working periods, she remained a very brave officer have solved hundreds of criminal cases. After working for almost 4 decades, she took retirement from MPS in 2015 and joined as a Foreign officer. But in 2017, she was again called to join MPS as Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. She accepted the offer happily and she was also getting a really good salary. But after almost 5 years, she has resigned from her post due to some controversy.
Achievements & Awards
In her entire career, she has won tons of awards and titles for her bravery and dedication to her job. She was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in 2010 New Years Honor for her excellent service in MPS. Also, she was appointed as Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2015. In 2013, she was named one of the 100 most powerful women in the United Kingdom by BBC Radio. In 2015, she was awarded a doctorate from UOW. She was also awarded an honorary doctorate by Cranfield University. Not only this, but she also received an honorary doctorate from Cardiff Metropolitan University and Balliol College, Oxford.
What Is Cressida Dick’s Net Worth In 2022?
Cressida Dick has a net worth of $2 million. Major of her earnings have come from the salary that she is receiving since 1983. Along with the salary, she used to get a lot of incentives from the British government. She joined Met in 1983 as a female constable and with continuous promotions and increments, she reached very high ranks. In 2015, she retired from Metropolitan Police Service and joined as a Foreign officer. But in 2017, she was again called by the British government to join as Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and she was offered a salary of £270,648 Salary plus benefits. As of now, these are the latest updates regarding her net worth.
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