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Commissioner Leppard is responsible for all policing
matters in the City of London. The force concentrates on three key
priorities: economic crime, counter terrorism, and community
policing. He also leads on force performance.
Adrian Leppard took up the post of Commissioner in December
He joined Surrey Police in 1984 and has enjoyed a varied career.
He served as a BCU Commander at North West Surrey but has spent
most of his service as a detective investigating a broad range of
criminality and gaining specialist experience in hostage
negotiation, intelligence and covert operations.
As a Senior Investigating Officer he has led investigations into
homicides and other serious crimes, including a contract killing
'Commatteo Murder' which resulted in the largest covert
investigation ever undertaken by Surrey Police. More recently as
Assistant Chief Constable in Kent he led the investigation into the
'world's largest' £53 million Securitas robbery.
He has extensive experience of developing crime reduction
strategies and was also instrumental in formulating the Kent Police
response to Neighbourhood Policing.
He has received three Chief Constable's Commendations throughout
his career and in 2001 completed a Masters Degree in Business
He was appointed in December 2007 to the post of Deputy Chief
Constable in Kent Police and since that time he has led the force
re-structuring and collaboration programmes. His former
command roles within Kent included Assistant Chief Constable with
responsibilities for Specialist Operations and more recently Area