Residents, businesses and City workers in Ward of Cheap are invited to an unique virtual meeting with the new City of London Police Commissioner, Angela McLaren on Thursday 13 January. This event is organised by Ward of Cheap Alderman Robert Hughes-Penney, and Common Councillors Alastair Moss, Nick Bensted-Smith and Tijs Broeke, together with the Cheapside Business Alliance.

The Commissioner will set out her priorities for the City of London Police keeping the City one of the safest business districts in the world, fighting terrorism, and tackling fraud and cybercrime.

To reserve your place and get login details please email Tijs Broeke.

Biography Commissioner Angela McLaren

Ms McLaren started her career with Fife Constabulary in 1996 where she served in several operational and community roles up to the rank of chief inspector.

In 2013, she was appointed project manager for the Pathways to Policing Project at the Scottish Police College and, on promotion to Superintendent in 2014, was posted to D Division, Tayside, where she held various portfolios.

In 2015, she was promoted to chief superintendent and appointed divisional commander of Fife Division where she led various operations and events. She was later selected to lead a team to produce the first long term strategy for policing in Scotland.

In June 2018, she was promoted to assistant chief constable responsible for operational change and resilience, a portfolio which included the Digitally Enabled Policing Programme and Strategic Design Authority.

In June 2019, Ms McLaren became the executive lead for organised crime, counter terrorism and intelligence before joining the City of London Police on promotion in December 2020 to the newly created role of assistant commissioner responsible for the economic crime and cybercrime.