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Deputy Police Commissioner Stevens to speak at LSE

John Stevens will give one of his first public speeches as the newly-appointed Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police on Monday, 6 September, at LSE.

He will be taking part in The Crooked Blue Line: Accountability for police misconduct , a one-day conference organised by the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at LSE.

Institutional racism, the abuse of power, brutality and corruption will be addressed at the conference.

He had responsibility for complaints and discipline, and conducted the Northern Ireland Independent Commission on Policing.


Note to Editors

The press are invited to attend the opening discussion (Speakers: Commissioner John Stevens, Imran Khan, and Maurice Hayes) from 10.30am-11.30am in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2A 2AE.

For further information or to attend please contact:

LSE Press Office 0171 955 7060

Joanne Baker 0171 955 6104 for Dr Graham Smith and Professor Robert Reiner.

2 September 1999