The Lord Dear Kt QPM DL


RoleOur PatronBiographyLord Geoffrey Dear held some of the most senior positions in the British police, at different times being responsible for counter-terrorism, criminal intelligence and combating organised crime. He rose to become Chief Constable of West Midlands Police and was appointed HM Inspector of Constabulary in 1990. He holds the Queen’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery. He was knighted in 1997, and granted a peerage in 2006, he is a cross-bencher and Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords. He is Co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Explosive Threats.