She is the first female commissioner in the force's 188-year history. Here are some of the most important positions in the UK that have still never been held by a woman.
Which top roles have still not been held by women?
Today is Cressida Dick's first day as commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.
By The Newsroom
Monday, 10th April 2017, 4:21 pm
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