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The Lord Stevens
QPM KStJ DL FRSA
|Member of the House of Lords
24 May 2005
|Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police|
1 January 2000 – 31 December 2004
|Deputy||Sir Ian Blair|
|Preceded by||Sir Paul Condon|
|Succeeded by||Sir Ian Blair|
John Arthur Stevens
21 October 1942
|Profession||Police officer; head of the Metropolitan Police Service (2000–2005)|
John Arthur Stevens, Baron Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, QPM, KStJ, DL, FRSA (born 21 October 1942) is the former Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (top person in the Metropolitan Police Service) from 2000 until 2005. He was made Deputy Commissioner of the Met in 1998 until his promotion to Commissioner in 2000. He was a writer for the News of the World, for £7,000 an article, until he left it as the hacking scandal happened.
He sits in the House of Lords as a crossbencher.
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